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"Women and minorities" Edition
Pelosi adds pressure on Northam as calls for resignation build, because "black face" photo,

not insane clown opposition to reproductive rights.
Confusing comments by Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam have fed a firestorm around the new bill.

The controversy has centered on a provision concerning third-trimester abortions. Under current Virginia law, in order for a patient to terminate a pregnancy in the third trimester, three doctors must certify that continuing the pregnancy would likely cause the patient's death or "substantially and irremediably impair" her mental or physical health. The new bill would reduce the number of doctors to one, and remove the "substantially and irremediably" qualifier -- abortions would be allowed in cases where a mother's mental or physical health is threatened, even if the damage might not be irreversible.

Gov. Northam, a Democrat, was asked about the bill in a radio interview on Wednesday, and his response only added to the controversy. Appearing to discuss what would happen if a child was born after a failed attempt at abortion, he said, "the infant would be resuscitated if that's what the mother and the family desired, and then a discussion would ensue between the physicians and the mother."

Todd Akin School of Physiology and Medicine in a "blue state." HA.
Sixth Circuit Takes Up Ohio Ban on Down Syndrome Abortion
Ohio had argued that federal law grants women "the right to choose whether to have a child, not the right to decide whether to have a particular child."
Now, imagine what would happen, if a Kasich and a Northam got together to "make a baby" law. The consequences might be as much fun as a Harris and a Barr!

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The green zone is not what it appears.

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Sat Feb 2nd, 2019 at 06:47:58 PM EST
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"Women and minorities" Edition

Kamala Harris Deserves Better Than Sexist Criticism About Her Personal Life
The 2020 presidential candidate has faced down creepy gossip about a past relationship for 20 years. It should stop--now.

Ms Walsh, Joan. May I call you "Joan"? Joan, you're going at this finger-wagging with quite the wrong angle. Think BIG. Go WIDE. Transform Kamala!? into a martyr for your cause. Embrace her passion at the hands of the patriarchy! Celebrate her compassion for the weak who STILL toil under the boot of the patriarchy! Say, MeToo will be vindicated by The Survivor in Chief!

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Sat Feb 2nd, 2019 at 09:11:32 PM EST
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