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Monday, September 17, 2012

More Republican Insensitivity and Ignorance About Pregnancy and Abortion

The Los Angeles Times - Commentary: Another Republican invokes fantasy science on abortion, by James Rainey:

Another Republican has introduced fantasy science to bolster his opposition to abortion rights funding — saying that disabled children are God’s punishment against women who abort their first pregnancies.

Bob Marshall of the Virginia House of Delegates made that statement at a press conference last week with otherRepublicans who hope to kill state funding for Planned Parenthood. . . .

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