Fri Apr 13, 2012, 08:44 PM
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Brandstad appointee rejected
The Iowa Senate again stood up for all of us;
The Senate Thursday denied Gov. Terry Branstadís appointment of a Dubuque resident to the Iowa Board of Medicine over concerns of her association with a convicted felon linked to abortion clinic violence.
Colleen Pasnik, Branstadís nominee for the Iowa Board of Medicine, denied any direct association with anti-abortion activist Cheryl Sullenger.
Pasnik and Sullenger were pictured standing beside each other at a 2010 hearing before the Iowa board the governor wanted her to serve on. At that hearing Pasnik and other anti-abortion advocates lobbied against Planned Parenthood of the Heartlandís telemedicine program for medical abortions.
Pasnik - a higher up in the anti-abortion movement in Dubuque - didn't know about Sullenger? Yeah. If you believe that I have the following for sale;
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