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Response to McCamy Taylor (Original post)

Thu Oct 25, 2012, 05:26 AM

11. Short answer: stopped being free labor for them.

Outsourcing, immigrants, private prisons, and women losing rights = the new equivalent of slave labor. Republicans want something for nothing, as all cheats do. That's how they become the rich and privileged... on the labor of lots of other people who they can extort it from.

No birth control, no access to abortion -- no career, no independence. Then women are stuck depending on them, on their terms, and working all their lives for free as it used to be. No woman can be independent or self-supporting without control of her body, which also means control of her future.

As a woman I'm past the age of this having direct relevance to me, but I think young women who would consider voting for rethugs are taking way too much for granted. They didn't fight for these rights, and they don't know what it was like without them, so they don't value them as much. What we have can be easily lost. It isn't "a given". It took a lot to get this far. A lot of young women (not here, but among "the public") are being very cavalier about this, and they really should not dare to be.

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