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Contrary1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat May-05-12 01:05 AM
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Arizona bans funding to Planned Parenthood in abortion fight
Edited on Sat May-05-12 01:56 AM by Contrary1
No war on women? Yeah, right. Too bad there will never be an accurate count on the women that will die from various cancers due to this stupidity...not that it would bother the "pro-life" bunch.

"Arizona Governor Jan Brewer on Friday signed into law a bill banning abortion providers like Planned Parenthood from receiving money through the state, her office said in a statement.

The Republican-backed Whole Woman's Health Funding Priority Act cuts off funding for family planning and health services delivered by Planned Parenthood clinics and other organizations offering abortions.

"By signing this measure into law I stand with the majority of Americans who oppose the use of taxpayer funds for abortion," Brewer said in a statement.

Arizona joins six other states with similar laws, officials said. But three of those states Indiana, Kansas and North Carolina are facing legal challenges..."

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/47303496/ns/us_news-life /


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No Elephants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat May-05-12 03:02 AM
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1. FAT
Florida, Arizona, Texas.

Seems to me that one of those states is always pushing the envelope.

This is the 2012 version of putting same gender marriage on the ballots in 2000 and 2008, only more so.
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classysassy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed May-09-12 03:43 AM
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2.  Arizona the state of confusion
With Jan,Joe,Jon and John running the ship of state,we really do have a ship of fools.
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tnlefty Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed May-09-12 03:21 PM
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3. I despise Jan Brewer.
I found this article earlier and I was stunned that a repub male is introducing a bill to protect Planned Parenthood.http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/05/09/bob-dold-plann...

:wow:
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