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calimary Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-27-05 11:13 AM
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9. No kidding. I think we ceed a new MEME: Why can't they leave us ALONE?!?
Edited on Sun Mar-27-05 11:14 AM by calimary
I think we should start surgically attaching it to the whole sordid Terry Schiavo business of government meddling and intrusion into people's personal lives and decisions. And why the hell not? The bad guys certainly will be trying to, trying to bend the issue into something that suits their agenda (be watching: the "Activist Judges" crap).

But the issue turns OUR way, NOT THEIRS. You can see from the polls. Run the numbers. The numbers tell it. Americans DO NOT LIKE intrusive government. Americans DO NOT LIKE BUTT-IN-SKIS. They're fighting over a woman's body in Florida. They're fighting for young women's bodies here in CA. And that's not anywhere near the end of it. They certainly wouldn't hesitate to try to manipulate all this. Why shouldn't we? Especially when public opinion is HUGELY on our side. Again - LOOK. AT. THE. POLLS. Everyone's trying to spin them into something they're not, but they still are there, glaring you in the face. Americans DO NOT LIKE INTRUSIVE GOVERNMENT. And we need to frame this, and almost every other issue, as such. These fanatics are the ones who really and truly "hate us for our freedoms." And we should turn that one straight back into a big, fat, smack in the face against them. ("No. YOU'RE the ones who hate us for our freedoms!" YOU'RE the ones advocating violence and kidnapping and hostage-taking and intimidation. It's 'RIGHT WING' WACKOS who are killing and threatening the judges at the moment! YOU are the terrorist threat to America's safety and security. YOU are a bigger threat than Osama EVER WAS!")

Then, we win.

Repeat, repeat, repeat.

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  - It may qualify  wryter2000   Mar-27-05 09:57 AM   #1 
  - It could pass. Special election would be on machines with no paper trails  Liberty Belle   Mar-27-05 02:33 PM   #15 
  - It will pass  magnussun   Mar-27-05 02:43 PM   #17 
     - I'm a parent, and I don't suppourt a mandatory constent law  LeftyMom   Mar-27-05 03:06 PM   #23 
     - what this does is raise the number of late term abortions for teens.  jdj   Mar-27-05 07:20 PM   #31 
     - Especially that "parent" who is also the father...  question everything   Mar-28-05 11:48 AM   #33 
  - Damn it!  Athame   Mar-27-05 10:02 AM   #2 
  - No kidding. I think we ceed a new MEME: Why can't they leave us ALONE?!?  calimary   Mar-27-05 11:13 AM   #9 
     - Parental rights  magnussun   Mar-27-05 02:50 PM   #18 
        - See Post 23 by LeftyMom - a MOST worthwhile response.  calimary   Mar-27-05 07:07 PM   #30 
        - following that line of logic,  Blue_Tires   Mar-27-05 07:49 PM   #32 
  - NO ONE has the right to make reproductive decisions for ANYONE  rocknation   Mar-27-05 10:02 AM   #3 
  - And that line about when a teenager learns parents will be  asjr   Mar-27-05 10:35 AM   #8 
     - OR she'll hide the pregnancy under really baggy clothes  Eloriel   Mar-27-05 11:40 AM   #10 
  - I have a 14 year old girl  Danmel   Mar-27-05 10:03 AM   #4 
  - Delaware got stuck with parental notification but...  LynneSin   Mar-27-05 10:04 AM   #5 
  - It doesn't prove anything except to put another restriction  Merlot   Mar-27-05 10:10 AM   #6 
  - Thank You Hillary. See how just saying that causes major trouble. And some  saracat   Mar-27-05 10:21 AM   #7 
  - I'm tellin' ya, somebody needs to buy that woman a  Eloriel   Mar-27-05 11:45 AM   #11 
  - You can bet the Mormon Church is pushing this one also. They seem  VegasWolf   Mar-27-05 11:59 AM   #12 
  - In a perfect world where perfect children have perfect relationships  Solly Mack   Mar-27-05 12:03 PM   #13 
  - Not all parents want to know  baby_bear   Mar-27-05 02:20 PM   #14 
  - Parental consent for surgery  magnussun   Mar-27-05 02:41 PM   #16 
  - So let's say this happens...  Sean Reynolds   Mar-27-05 02:52 PM   #19 
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  - Not even parents have the right to force a pregnancy or an abortion  rocknation   Mar-27-05 03:09 PM   #24 
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