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Mon Apr 2, 2012, 08:34 PM

Corbett Signs New Chastity Belt and Scarlet Letter Law in Pennsylvania

http://www.thechicagodope.com/2012/03/26/more-states-requiring-chastity-belts-scarlet-letters/

The whole piece is worth reading. As you read through it, it is amazingly hard to determine which proposed laws are REAL and which are jokes. They are mixed together.

Excerpts:

"Several state legislatures have passed or are in the process of adopting laws that require women above the age of puberty to wear chastity belts with the keys held by their fathers ...Some states are also requiring that any woman caught having sex or using birth control outside of marriage to either wear a scarlet letter A on their clothing ...

PA. Gov. Tom Corbett signed the chastity belt and scarlet letter bill into law on Monday. Although a previous version called for the branding of “unholy and adulterous” females, public outcry resulted in the law being changed to require a cloth scarlet letter A instead of branding. “People said we were trying to turn the clock back to the 1950s as far as reproductive rights were concerned. Well, we’re not going back to the 1950s - We’re taking things back all the way to around 1600 or so,” Corbett said.

In Kansas a bill pending before the state legislature, dubbed the “Mandated Lying to Women Act,” would require doctors to falsely tell women seeking abortions that it would increase their risk of breast cancer* and turn them into ax murderers.

(* THIS IS A REAL LAW ABOUT TO GO INTO EFFECT!)

“The Constitution was signed by men, so what does that tell you?” Brownback said. “As a Republican I’m in favor of getting the government out people’s lives. By people, I mean corporations. State-mandated lying is fine if it spreads misinformation to get between a woman and her doctor.”

Rep. Matthew Hill (R-Jonesboro) said the idea for his “Encourage Anti-Abortion Violence Act” came from the murder of Dr. David Tiller, a Kansas abortion provider who was killed in 2009 after being publicly attacked by conservatives...“This bill will make it easier for pro-life activists to go after those we disagree with. Now, my lawyer reminds me to state publicly that I’m not encouraging violence against women or their doctors,” Hill said. ... Hill said. “We’ll have our own version of sharia law here in the U.S. in no time."

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Response to JPZenger (Original post)

Mon Apr 2, 2012, 08:45 PM

1. Is this a jOke or what.

These people have lost their ever loving minds. Right wing nuts is not strong enough. I have said for years being against abortion does not qualify one to be in offices of authority and this is the results. Sharia law, never thought it would happen but now I see.

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Response to JPZenger (Original post)

Mon Apr 2, 2012, 08:55 PM

2. If this keeps up

American women will be lining up for asylum in Afghanistan or some other more enlightened place.

Of course the Taliban would have to be back in power first.

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Response to JPZenger (Original post)

Tue Apr 3, 2012, 06:49 PM

3. Sadly, there is so much insanity in real life laws being passed

that we don't have to make up crazier ones.

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Response to JPZenger (Original post)

Sat Apr 7, 2012, 07:56 AM

4. Re: Rep Matt Hill


"'Now, my lawyer reminds me to state publicly that I’m not encouraging violence against women or their doctors,' Hill said."

Such a shame that the secular humanist strangle-hold on the US prevents the repuglinazis from freely expressing their deeply held religious beliefs. Further proof of the persecution of christians.

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