Tag Archives: access to abortion

Blame Rick Perry

See update at the end of this post. It is rare in life that the blame can be squarely, unequivocally, and absolutely placed on the shoulders of one person. If you look at just last night in the Texas Senate, … Continue reading

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This Is Why I Won’t Say Rare

At a certain moment, at a time when some hopeful souls still believed in the power of compromise and constructive dialogue, someone uttered the phrase that abortion should be safe, legal, and rare. What pro-choice people meant by rare was … Continue reading

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No Means No, and Rape Means Rape

Texas has the Legislative Council, an office responsible for drafting bills for our legislators so that the bills represent the intent of the sponsor without creating mass chaos or violating the constitution. Most of the mistakes legislators make that the … Continue reading

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More Bad Poetry for Bad Law (& Bad Legislators)

As I predicted, anti-choice Democrat Bart Stupak has drawn a challenger. A haiku is in order: With anti-choice stunt Stupak draws a challenger Green growth in the spring! Perhaps, however, limerick really is the proper format for talking about the … Continue reading

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If I Can’t Put Words in Their Mouths, I’ll At Least Put Thoughts In Their Heads. I Hope.

I just transcribed Bill White’s responses to the two abortion-related questions from the February 8th debate. Their questions were driven, I believe, in part by the GOP primary proposition #5—should women be required to view a sonogram before having an … Continue reading

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More on Team Tebow

You can read my original post on the Tebow Superbowl ad here. A few thoughts I’d like to add: ONE, I think Amanda Marcotte at Pandagon pegged it. Focus on the Family set up a win-win – either CBS refuses … Continue reading

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