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Thu Jan 22, 2015, 10:29 PM

Republican abortion bill shows they still believe many women lie about rape



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In a move being credited to the wisdom of Republican women lawmakers , the House will not be voting on a sweeping 20 week abortion ban that only allowed for rape and incest exceptions if the victims reported their assaults to police. (Because Republicans knows just how much women love to lie about rape and incest to get those sweet, sweet abortions !)

But before we pat all those kind, considered Republican women on the back for their reasoned withdrawal of support for a bill that would’ve made women file police reports 20 weeks after being assaulted in order to have the option of not being forced to have their rapist’s baby, let’s not forget that all of this is just political posturing. The bill – or even another, less extreme 20 week abortion ban – was unlikely to ever pass the Senate, and President Obama made clear that he would veto it if it did .

So backing off on yet another terrible anti-abortion bill – they tried this in 2011 with the “forcible rape” provisions in the Hyde Amendment renewal – is not a sign that Republicans will be more moderate with their future restrictions on reproductive rights, or that Republican women will be able to temper the radical anti-choice agenda of their party.

It’s great, sure, that Representatives Renee Ellmers and Jackie Walorski took their names off the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act , and that Ellmers also reportedly lobbied her female colleagues against the legislation. But I don’t believe this was some change of her anti-choice heart: more likely, she simply realized that the bill’s extreme requirements for rape and incest exceptions to the blanket ban wouldn’t exactly go over well with American women.

Read More: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2015/01/republican-abortion-bill-shows-they-still-believe-many-women-lie-about-rape/

I started by posting this in GD. I rethought that. Last night an Op I made about Everybody Matters.



It was derailed by so much malicious hate and lies. I felt I was being stalked. 21 posts from a person that never responds to their own threads. My other post that same night only netted 3 by the same poster. Why would someone do that? Why do you dump on a positive thread about Obama 's statement at SOTU.

This is post that angered them.

Everybody Matters

I want our actions to tell every child in every neighborhood, your life matters, and we are committed to improving your life chances - as committed as we are to working on behalf of our own kids. I want future generations to know that we are a people who see our differences as a great gift, that we’re a people who value the dignity and worth of every citizen -- man and woman, young and old, black and white, Latino, Asian, immigrant, Native American, gay, straight, Americans with mental illness or physical disability. Everybody matters. I want them to grow up in a country that shows the world what we still know to be true: that we are still more than a collection of red states and blue states; that we are the United States of America.



President Barack Obama, State of the Union, January 20, 2015

Talk...meet walk.

Read more~

http://www.democraticunderground.com/10026119475

I guess people were a tad pissed off that Obama aced it with the SOTU. They are lashing out. I got hit over and over. I am tired of being hit. I have been before, nothing new yet I am tired of it.

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sheshe2 Jan 2015 OP
elleng Jan 2015 #1
niyad Jan 2015 #2
SheilaT Jan 2015 #3
nomorenomore08 Jan 2015 #8
ismnotwasm Jan 2015 #4
sheshe2 Jan 2015 #5
Tuesday Afternoon Jan 2015 #6
seabeyond Jan 2015 #7
niyad Jan 2015 #9

Response to sheshe2 (Original post)

Thu Jan 22, 2015, 10:31 PM

1. F**K, it they're MEN,

of COURSE they think women/females lie about being raped!

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Response to sheshe2 (Original post)

Thu Jan 22, 2015, 10:33 PM

2. I wonder how many of those men are rapists themselves. their constant whining about

"definitional issues of rape", insisting that all women lie, etc., etc.-- "methinks thou dost protest too much"

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Response to niyad (Reply #2)

Thu Jan 22, 2015, 10:35 PM

3. What I was going to say.

 

Thank you.

If so many of them believe women are lying about rape, then I'm certain they have often coerced a woman into having sex, and so live in fear of being called a rapist.

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Response to niyad (Reply #2)

Fri Jan 30, 2015, 10:21 PM

8. +2

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Response to sheshe2 (Original post)

Thu Jan 22, 2015, 11:15 PM

4. Lots of unkind people

Lots of trolls, lot of dumbasses.

Everybody does matter

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Response to ismnotwasm (Reply #4)

Thu Jan 22, 2015, 11:19 PM

5. yes.

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Response to sheshe2 (Original post)

Fri Jan 23, 2015, 11:26 AM

6. These assholes are dragging us back to The Dark Ages.

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Response to sheshe2 (Original post)

Fri Jan 23, 2015, 12:55 PM

7. it has been a very long running "joke" all women are liars. this "joke" is a lot of mens reality.

 

regardless how false that is, in their face, in everyday life and with the women they are around.

and still

women are all liars.

this is why feminists continually and constantly point out the HARM these jokes inflict in our everyday lives.

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Response to seabeyond (Reply #7)

Sat Jan 31, 2015, 12:12 PM

9. exactly

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