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Response to Omaha Steve (Original post)

Fri Apr 21, 2017, 04:18 AM

19. Mello's vote to "compromise" a woman's right

of choice, free of shaming or coercive efforts to manipulate her decision-making, makes him a non-starter as a progressive or any form of Democrat as far as I'm concerned. Failing to stand for pro-choice laws and attitudes is a red line for me, and millions of women. My belief is we cannot afford any backward step on this issue at all. Be Catholic, cherish your personal beliefs. But if you cannot support the beliefs and needs of Democratic women: do not run for office as a Democrat. If our rights aren't worth fighting for then the candidate isn't worth our votes.

We need to win races on every level of government in every state. Yet no race is worth our prostituting out core values. No matter who endorses a candidate.

I'm pretty fed up with candidates like shoes in a couple of sizes and we're supposed to pick the one who makes our feet bleed the least!

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