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Moonwalk Donating Member (437 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-22-10 09:08 PM
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86. Actually, yes. The next logical step is to criminalize women who use Birth Control--
Certain websites, contrary to all medical and scientific arguments, insist that birth control pills make women miscarry (abort)--let's not even go into morning after pills, which do just that IF the woman is preggers.

If this law passes than you can move on up to both outlawing morning after pills (probably already outlawed in Utah), and birth control pills. And you don't round up the women and send them to prison. The aim here is to scare them into not doing this sort of thing. You try, (as in certain countries that shall remain nameless but that, for some reason, we're fighting because we consider them backward and barbaric) to scare women into doing what you want them to do. Like don't take B.C. pills or try to terminate a pregnancy. You make them feel guilty, ashamed, criminal, in danger of being imprisoned, an outcast, etc. if they even consider not having babies.

That is the aim here. To intimidate, scare, and abuse women into submission.
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  -Utah Bill Criminalizes Miscarriage checks-n-balances  Feb-21-10 09:09 PM   #0 
  - WTF!?!  Odin2005   Feb-21-10 09:09 PM   #1 
  - I second that comment  proud2BlibKansan   Feb-21-10 09:17 PM   #5 
  - WTF times TEN MILLION!  Ken Burch   Feb-22-10 05:01 PM   #60 
  - A malfunctioning clown car will NOT be tolerated!  gmoney   Feb-21-10 09:11 PM   #2 
  - reminds me of Monty Python's "Every Sperm is Sacred".  nightrain   Feb-21-10 09:12 PM   #3 
  - That is psychotic  Sen. Walter Sobchak   Feb-21-10 09:14 PM   #4 
  - Maternal age may not have been the reason. Many women of all ages miscarry.  Maru Kitteh   Feb-22-10 01:21 AM   #29 
  - Right. I had one in my 20's. Was devastated. I did nothing to cause it  cutlassmama   Feb-22-10 05:21 AM   #31 
  - That's right. I had two miscarriages when I was in my early 20's.  Arkansas Granny   Feb-22-10 08:11 AM   #40 
  - I had a miscarriage before any of my kids were born  babydollhead   Feb-22-10 09:24 AM   #42 
  - criminalize cancer while you're at it...  spanone   Feb-21-10 09:18 PM   #6 
  - I think Bart Simpson said it best...  ck4829   Feb-21-10 09:19 PM   #7 
  - K & R......  winyanstaz   Feb-21-10 09:35 PM   #8 
  - Yes, I lived in Utah for over five years.  newspeak   Feb-22-10 09:36 AM   #43 
     - My grandfather, in the 1920's quit the Mormon Church because he said  Ken Burch   Feb-22-10 05:04 PM   #61 
  - Maybe they're looking to increase their female prison population...  checks-n-balances   Feb-21-10 09:35 PM   #9 
  - Male-supremacist religion is psychotic -- !!! And Utah is heavily infested . ..!!!  defendandprotect   Feb-21-10 09:36 PM   #10 
  - Goddamn.  Kitty Herder   Feb-21-10 09:40 PM   #11 
  - To be fair to your state, it's not just Utah  me b zola   Feb-21-10 10:02 PM   #20 
     - What's the other state? We need to bust THEM on this, too!  Ken Burch   Feb-22-10 05:06 PM   #62 
  - I am more than sure they didn't take into acount that some  MadMaddie   Feb-21-10 09:42 PM   #12 
  - It's a good thing AK didn't have this law when Palin "gave birth" to Trig  katandmoon   Feb-21-10 09:43 PM   #13 
  - Why is that?  Fire_Medic_Dave   Feb-21-10 10:07 PM   #23 
     - You've not heard of her wild ride from TX to AK after her water broke?  katandmoon   Feb-22-10 09:17 AM   #41 
        - How would this law have affected her?  Fire_Medic_Dave   Feb-23-10 10:07 AM   #87 
  - Recently Tweety interviewed Conservative Legislator from NY(Upstate)  OHdem10   Feb-21-10 09:44 PM   #14 
  - and the woman hating goes on, unabated, in the patriarchal madhouse that is mormon utah.  niyad   Feb-21-10 09:47 PM   #15 
  - Pro-life? My @$$!  alp227   Feb-21-10 09:51 PM   #16 
  - Hypothetical scenario  noamnety   Feb-21-10 09:52 PM   #17 
  - wasn't there a case just a few weeks ago (and widely covered here on DU), where a doc and hospital  niyad   Feb-21-10 09:56 PM   #19 
  - revolting n/t  fishwax   Feb-21-10 09:52 PM   #18 
  - An L & D nurse once told me about women taking a big dose of cocaine to cause a misscarriage.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Feb-21-10 10:02 PM   #21 
  - *facebludgeon*  sakabatou   Feb-21-10 10:02 PM   #22 
  - I think we can safely say Utah isn't moving to the blue column any time soon. Too weird ...  ProgressOnTheMove   Feb-21-10 11:06 PM   #24 
  - My Mother had 5 children and 2 miscarriages  burrowowl   Feb-21-10 11:52 PM   #25 
  - Wow TWO miscarriages. In Utah, you get life for that these days...  readmoreoften   Feb-22-10 05:09 PM   #63 
  - I KNEW it - they're going to make women's wombs crime scenes!  Zoeisright   Feb-21-10 11:54 PM   #26 
  - It'll be interesting to see where they put the crime scene tape.  Wizard777   Feb-22-10 05:32 AM   #32 
  - If the Gov. signs this....time to send used tampons to the Capitol.  PassingFair   Feb-22-10 07:55 AM   #39 
  - The Talibornagains get bolder and more insane  Lorien   Feb-22-10 12:42 AM   #27 
  - I think we need a law criminalizing stupid.  D23MIURG23   Feb-22-10 12:56 AM   #28 
  - Of COURSE they want to put women in jail.  Warren DeMontague   Feb-22-10 02:15 AM   #30 
  - Shouldn't women have an Equal Right to go to jail over reproductive issues?  Wizard777   Feb-22-10 05:35 AM   #33 
     - Oh Christ.  LeftyMom   Feb-22-10 10:49 AM   #50 
     - That comment is so full of head-scratching what-the-fuck, I don't even know where to begin.  Warren DeMontague   Feb-22-10 12:24 PM   #51 
     - You honestly think that child support is a "ransom payment"?  Warren DeMontague   Feb-22-10 02:19 PM   #52 
     - Well, a man DOES have a part in making that baby  BuelahWitch   Feb-22-10 07:39 PM   #83 
  - Good f**king grief......Medieval madness.  marmar   Feb-22-10 05:49 AM   #34 
  - The Handmaid's Tale  14thColony   Feb-22-10 05:51 AM   #35 
  - This is shocking beyond words.  Tailormyst   Feb-22-10 05:55 AM   #36 
  - OMFG!  pleah   Feb-22-10 07:20 AM   #37 
  - It's Utah. Are they even part of this country any more?  CBGLuthier   Feb-22-10 07:30 AM   #38 
  - kick  ensho   Feb-22-10 10:30 AM   #46 
  - Unique and stunning desert landscape.  Bette Noir   Feb-22-10 06:29 PM   #78 
  - Crime scene belts  Catbird   Feb-22-10 10:00 AM   #44 
  - that's actually not a bad idea...  druidity33   Feb-22-10 04:41 PM   #58 
  - Goodbye America. It was so nice to have known you.  npk   Feb-22-10 10:07 AM   #45 
  - Thank you for sharing this excellent explanation of the bill and  DevonRex   Feb-22-10 10:31 AM   #47 
  - This is blatantly unconstitutional and flagrantly unjust. It needs a court challenge, ASAP. n/t  Unvanguard   Feb-22-10 10:32 AM   #48 
  - I just wonder how long it will be before the women who collaborate  pipi_k   Feb-22-10 10:47 AM   #49 
  - Wow, this is just stunning.  progressoid   Feb-22-10 02:29 PM   #53 
  - Women need to stop being stupid and vote these a**holes out of office  Liberal_in_LA   Feb-22-10 02:34 PM   #54 
  - May these vile  femrap   Feb-22-10 03:17 PM   #55 
  - Time to start sending them used menstrual pads, "just in case" they want to check to make sure  uppityperson   Feb-22-10 03:22 PM   #56 
  - Next up? Sexually active women forced on vitamins to keep their wombs healthy *just in case*  readmoreoften   Feb-22-10 05:11 PM   #64 
  - I notified my Planned paenthood pR person about this and was going to call the dems when I realized  saracat   Feb-22-10 04:22 PM   #57 
  - Vile  MilesColtrane   Feb-22-10 04:42 PM   #59 
  - These people need to be locked up. And the voters that voted for them too.  LiberalFighter   Feb-22-10 05:17 PM   #65 
  - How many women that support this can be prosecuted if it passes?  LiberalFighter   Feb-22-10 05:20 PM   #66 
  - UT must be run by men  perdita9   Feb-22-10 05:20 PM   #67 
  - So I suppose Mom would be guilty of a misdemeanor  KamaAina   Feb-22-10 05:24 PM   #68 
  - The Utah Legislature is the clown car of the nations state houses.  KonaKane   Feb-22-10 05:25 PM   #69 
  - It is not a violation of Godwin's Law to point out  KamaAina   Feb-22-10 05:25 PM   #70 
  - oh for pete's f@$#^%@*# sake.  glinda   Feb-22-10 05:27 PM   #71 
  - The REAL Repuke agenda is revealed:  Utopian Leftist   Feb-22-10 05:30 PM   #72 
  - The Conservative(Bigot) Movement  fascisthunter   Feb-22-10 05:40 PM   #73 
  - This is what it's about...  LadyHawkAZ   Feb-22-10 05:59 PM   #74 
  - ....and back to the Dark Ages we go!  badgerpup   Feb-22-10 06:01 PM   #75 
  - Utah never really left them  KonaKane   Feb-22-10 07:31 PM   #82 
  - OK, so what's this Iowa thing all about...  caraher   Feb-22-10 06:04 PM   #76 
  - Dare I say... This is a miscarriage of justice!  Kip Humphrey   Feb-22-10 06:29 PM   #77 
  - Well since I have had 2 miscarriages and 2 ectopics,  Shell Beau   Feb-22-10 06:30 PM   #79 
  - What a convenient way to start criminalizing "undesirable" behavior. n/t  Beartracks   Feb-22-10 07:05 PM   #80 
  - And we'd like you barefoot with that pregnancy, please.  DrZeeLit   Feb-22-10 07:29 PM   #81 
  - What's Next? Childless women will be sent to jail  LittleGirl   Feb-22-10 07:47 PM   #84 
  - Actually, yes. The next logical step is to criminalize women who use Birth Control--  Moonwalk   Feb-22-10 09:08 PM   #86 
  - most miscarriages are the result of failed meiosis  northernlights   Feb-22-10 08:39 PM   #85 

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