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Monday, October 24, 2016

It’s no coincidence that laws designed entirely to make it harder for poor women to access abortion services are being introduced and passed in state after state. The anti-choice movement has made a decision to do whatever it can to close women’s health clinics. During the 2012 state legislative session, over 300 anti-abortion restrictions were introduced, according to the ACLU.

This new comic by Jen Sorenson from the nation’s foremost civil liberties group connects the dots in the war on a woman’s right to choose.


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    • kmkirb

      SPAM = FLAGGED!!

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  • howa4x

    Eventually it will be like the red/blue map and all the single women that are not evangelicals will leave

    • Allan Richardson

      Which may be a hoped-for side effect of the legislation: pressuring couples and women who are pro-choice and could not afford the cost of contraceptive failure to move to the “blue” states. Or could they be in the pay of the coat hanger lobby?

      • howa4x


  • Justin Napolitano

    Ladies, just stop working and let the state take care of you and your kids while you are pregnant. And after the kid is born insist that the state take care of it because you can’t.

  • Thomas Aquinas

    While the usefulness of goods, services, and resources tends to be self-evident, the merit of one’s efforts requires subjective evaluation.

  • Record Year For Abortion Restrictions

    While recent federal attempts to impede women’s access to safe, legal abortions have failed to pass the Senate, at the state and local level, 2011 has seen far more new restrictions placed on reproductive rights than in any previous year. Here are some of the laws now on the books:

    The Social Engineering Provision(Connecticut): Abortions are available only when the woman is facing dire risks such as being mousy, husky, or flat-chested

    Maximization of Pathos Act (California): After a termination procedure, clinicians must gaze into the patient’s eyes and say, “It was a boy”

    Fair Warning Act (Vermont): Prior to procedure, headphones placed over the patient’s abdomen must blare the sound of a 90-decibel Klaxon horn

    The You Monster Act (South Carolina): Requires clinic workers to call a patient a monster at least five times before performing abortion

    Second Thoughts Relocation Act (North Carolina): Abortions can only be provided by a physician holding an Elmo-themed first-birthday cake and must be performed in the middle of an open, active day-care center

    The Guterman Act (North Dakota): Abortions are still granted, but only if the woman agrees not to laugh at anything for two years following the procedure

    Scratch Statute (Georgia): State lottery to issue new “Termination Madness” instant scratch-off game giving participants a 1-in-100,000 chance of winning a free abortion

    Public Notification Act (Mississippi): Any woman who receives an abortion must place a sign in vehicle that reads “Baby on board? Nope. Why not? I’ll give you one guess. That’s right. I aborted the fetus I was carrying”

    The Phillips Waiting Period (Wisconsin): Anyone seeking an abortion must wait three days after initial consultation, during which Dale Phillips (R-Kenosha) stares at her the whole time

  • mandinka

    And yet in Europe that all our liberal friends want us to emulate for HC ban any abortion after 12 weeks

    • Angela Walker

      Success, mandinka. You have done an excellent job of proving yourself to be a low intellect, low info Tea troll. 😀

    • Cameron Hyman

      “and yet our friends in europe” want to follow suit with europe? socialized medicine. you cant pick and choose evidence 😉

  • John Walker

    what would have happened if any of us were aborted? i’m not saying pro choice is wrong or pro life is good. how do we as a civilized people do the right thing for everyone? including the ones who have no voice.

    • kmkirb

      Bottom line John, it’s no one else’s business. People need to quit being busy bodies & all up in another person’s business. This should remain entirely private between a woman, (as well as anyone else she may want to include), & her physician.

      There is a reason why we have different names for human & animal developmental stages. When an egg becomes fertilized it is now known as a Zygote. A Zygote after 5 days fertilization becomes an Embryo [blastocyst]. An Embryo turns into a Fetus after 8 weeks. Before 22 weeks, viability is rare.

      “The age of viability is forever changing. Just 30 years ago, it was rare for a baby born before 28 weeks gestation to survive. Today, a small number of babies born at 21 weeks gestation, and around 1 percent of babies born at 22 weeks gestation, survive. Infants born at 22 weeks gestation have a 9.8 percent survival rate. At 23 weeks, the survival rate is 53 percent and at 24 weeks, it’s 67 percent. At 25 weeks, an infant’s chances of survival are 82 percent. After 26 weeks, the survival rate is near 100 percent.

      Generally, doctors eagerly treat babies born at 25 weeks, but are less likely to resuscitate a baby born after a gestation period earlier than that.

      Read more:

      This is why many people also consider the mother as a host. Without a host the baby [or a less preferable term known as a parasite] is not viable & cannot survive. Trying to compare all the different terms simply as a baby is wrong.

      People are leaving out one medical fact that is very crucial, & that medical fact is the Human Development stages. A toddler is not an adult nor is it a baby, so a baby cannot be a fetus, nor can a fetus be an embryo. An Embryo from conception to 8 weeks is a developing human. A Fetus from 8 weeks to birth is also a developing human. All stages from birth to death is a developing human, (newborn [neonate], infant, toddler, pre-teen, teen, adult, senior), et. al.

      If this were not the case, then abortion would be considered murder, which legally under the law it is not murder since it is not yet a baby. If we thought in terms of what you said, then all those sperm you ejaculate over time also do not have a voice.

      No one likes being stalked &/or terrorized. If when you went to enter your car, home, bank, grocery store, etc., & there was someone there questioning you about your private affairs, you’d be more than pissed. It’s no one else’s business how you want to live, what you want to eat, or how you want to manage your money.

      As I said to someone else recently, “They are trying to roll back women’s rights period. I believe they think we’re still 2nd class citizens, that we’re property, chattel. That we should have never been allowed to vote, go to work, or get an education.

      This nonsense of pro-life vs pro-choice is just that, nonsense. Pro-choicers are not pro-abortion, but we do believe no one should ever have the right to tell another human being what choices she should make or how she should live her life, & that’s in all areas, not just this one area alone. The pro-lifers are two-faced hypocrites. They say they’re for life, but they stalk, harass, & threaten bodily harm or death. That goes against the grain of PRO-LIFE. You’re either for the living or you’re not. Stop being a nosy old biddy & tend to your own life & stay the heck out of other peoples lives. It doesn’t concern you nor affect you. Quit being a dictator!

      That’s really the bottom line. No one should be sticking their noses into another persons private affairs, much less their healthcare that should only concern that person & their doctor.

      It would be no different if we stood outside & tried to chase anyone away for whatever reason, or started telling them they can’t speak. What an uproar we’d hear about their 1st amendment rights. Where’s my rights? To mind your own business, not have you stalk or threaten me, or for that matter push yourself into my life & my private affairs, or publicize/advertise/announce to the entire world what I am doing & to then also post my name & demographics for all to see? These so called pro-lifers have no more rights to do that to someone in front of a clinic, than they do in front of a bank, a store, or whatever. Who the hell ordained them to be my guardian?

      It’s not my business about another person. I don’t pay that person’s bills, or buy their clothes, pay their rent, or care for them, cook for them, shop for them, et al. These are not children that need to ask permission from a bunch of nosy, googly eyed strangers that want to be all up in your business.

      No one wants their space invaded, especially by anyone that shouldn’t be there in the first place. They should all be arrested for terrorism. These women are having to make a most terrible & heart rendering choice & they sure as hell aren’t doing it for the fun of it. It’s not like they wake up one day & say, “I think I’ll go make me a cup of coffee, go check my email, run to the post office, go get an abortion, & then go shopping.”

      These women have enough stress, fear, anxiety, & a whirlwind of other emotions going on, (such as a viable pregnancy or other healthcare issues that could be affecting that pregnancy). They don’t need all that other crap piled on top of them by a bunch of terrorists. These people aren’t pro-life or they’d respect the life of the woman. She’s living, breathing, walking.

      That zygote, that embryo, that fetus, is no more a baby until it is fully viable, the cord has been cut, & it is living & breathing on it’s on. Until then it is just like any other organ in her body, & sorry to be so blunt but it is a parasite that is living off of it’s host.

      More women still die in childbirth today than in any other way. It’s been that way since the beginning of time. It’s way more dangerous actually to carry a child than to abort. I do NOT promote abortion, but no one has the right to rule another. No where else do we see this sickening display of tyrants trying to intimidate & rule another. And that’s the truth. The convictions of others should never have a right to place their convictions upon others. No different than religion.”

      • John Walker

        so all of us were at one point a parasite? i hope that’s not true. im not trying to get into anyone’s business. all i am trying to say is it would be nice to know what the right thing to do is. if the, as you would say host is in danger of dying, then i would understand. if on the other hand its to much of a financial or some other reason not life threatening. cant the baby be put up for adoption? anyway i am not getting into anyone’s business. i am trying to understand both sides. and for the most part i see both sides. i think i do anyway. people have the right to do what they want. i am not trying to encourage or discourage anyone into, or out of anything. anyway, i hope there is a sensible solution to all of our problems. i doubt it though.

        • kmkirb

          Yes John, even I was at one point in time a ‘parasite’ until I became a full viable baby. I told you, it is not a term/definition/meaning that I prefer, but it is the truth. Here’s something most men, & many women also, don’t understand or just flat out miss perhaps because they’ve never had to think about it nor experience it.

          While going through a pregnancy there are many health issues that can occur brought about by the pregnancy, (which wouldn’t have happened if not for being pregnant), & which also costs lots of money. But let’s put that aside for a moment.

          Let’s think about this woman who might really want to keep her baby, but due to all sorts of reasons she’s not able to. Might be an abusive husband, boyfriend, family member; or she’s already poor/destitute, no decent place to live, can barely afford food, & works long hours at a less than livable wage, etc., & so she is considering giving it up for adoption, which is a most honored & well thought out accolade for her.

          So she goes through the pregnancy & decides to give it away. I can’t imagine the grief that she’ll feel is any less knowing that her child is out in the world somewhere that she can’t have any parts in their life until perhaps they become the age of majority. Most adoption agencies will not share that information with the donor. Unfortunately we have tons of children in orphanages who never get adopted that end up in the foster care system, & who end up being very damaged physically & psychologically, & many times resulting in their death.

          You’re right!! There is no way to decide what is right or what is wrong. And that’s why I say it needs to be left up to the person who has to make this extremely & very heart wrenching decision for themselves, & that they know they will have to live with for the rest of their lives.

      • Vee Gee

        I am politically pro choice. I am personally anti-abortion. We can blah blah blah all day long but the FACT is that the growing being in utero is a human being. It doesn’t suddenly metamorphize into a human being at that very moment it becomes viable outside the womb. If that is what people think then how do they rationalize the heroic efforts and tremendous amounts of money used to keep extreme preemies alive? Left to itself, a baby will be born and it will be a human being and nothing other than a human being which is pretty good indicator that it was always a human being. That being said…The government should keep its freaking nose out of it; this is the woman’s decision.

        • kmkirb

          If you paid attention, read what I stated, & comprehended those statements, I specifically said ‘developing human’, all the way to death in fact.

    • Angela Walker

      John, over half of implanted fertilized eggs are naturally expelled by the body. So if you’re a Christian you have to assume that God is the world greatest abortionist. Of course that does depend on your definition of “abortion”. Is a miscarriage abortion? If life begins at conception as some loony Christianist aver then once again God is out to kill jillions and jillions of “babies”.

      • Jamestbtb

        So there’s no difference between dying of natural causes and being murdered??? OK.

  • Planned Parenthood Opens $8 Billion Abortionplex

    TOPEKA, KS—Planned Parenthood announced Tuesday the grand opening of its long-planned $8 billion Abortionplex, a sprawling abortion facility that will allow the organization to terminate unborn lives with an efficiency never before thought possible.

    During a press conference, Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards told reporters that the new state-of-the-art fetus-killing facility located in the nation’s heartland offers quick, easy, in-and-out abortions to all women, and represents a bold reinvention of the group’s long-standing mission and values.

    “Although we’ve traditionally dedicated 97 percent of our resources to other important services such as contraception distribution, cancer screening, and STD testing, this new complex allows us to devote our full attention to what has always been our true passion: abortion,” said Richards, standing under a banner emblazoned with Planned Parenthood’s new slogan, “No Life Is Sacred.” “And since Congress voted to retain our federal funding, it’s going to be that much easier for us to maximize the number of tiny, beating hearts we stop every day.”

    “The Abortionplex’s high-tech machinery is capable of terminating one pregnancy every three seconds,” Richards added. “That’s almost a million abortions every month. We’re so thrilled!”

    The 900,000-square-foot facility has more than 2,000 rooms dedicated to the abortion procedure. The abundance of surgical space, Richards said, will ensure that women visiting the facility can be quickly fitted into stirrups without pausing to second-guess their decision or consider alternatives such as adoption. Hundreds of on-site counselors are also available to meet with clients free of charge and go over the many ways that carrying a child to term will burden them and very likely ruin their lives.

    The remaining space is dedicated to amenities such as coffee shops, bars, dozens of restaurants and retail outlets, a three-story nightclub, and a 10-screen multiplex theater—features intended not only to help clients relax, but to foster a sense of community and make abortion more of a social event.

    “We really want abortion to become a regular part of women’s lives, especially younger women who have enough fertile years ahead of them to potentially have dozens of abortions,” said Richards, adding that the Abortionplex would provide shuttle service to and from most residences, schools, and shopping malls in the region. “Our hope is for this facility to become a regular destination where a woman in her second trimester can whoop it up at karaoke and then kick back while we vacuum out the contents of her uterus.”

    “All women should feel like they have a home at the Abortionplex,” Richards continued. “Whether she’s a high school junior who doesn’t want to go to prom pregnant, a go-getter professional who can’t be bothered with the time commitment of raising a child, or a prostitute who knows getting an abortion is the easiest form of birth control—all are welcome.”

    Nineteen-year-old Marcy Kolrath, one of the Abortionplex’s first clients, told reporters that despite her initial hesitancy, she was quickly put at ease by staff members who reassured her that she could have abortions over and over for the next decade before finally committing to motherhood. Kolrath also said she was “wowed” by the facility’s many attractions.

    “I was kind of on the fence in the beginning,” she said. “But after a couple of margaritas and a ride down the lazy river they’ve got circling the place, I got caught up in the vibe. By the time it was over, I almost wished I could’ve aborted twins and gotten to stay a little longer.”

    “I told my boyfriend we had to have sex again that very night,” Kolrath added. “I really want to come back over Labor Day.”

    • kmkirb

      LOL I Zheet M’Drawz. Too funny 🙂 And just think how many will fall for this foolishness instead of realizing it is satire from guess who nonetheless. I’ll not say when search engines are your friend, but too many will not use them & will instead fall for it just like Limpballs, Hannity, Beck, Faux News et. al.