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Abby Johnson

Photo by American Life League/ CC BY-NC 2.0

Abby Johnson, an anti-abortion activist who spoke last night at the Republican National Convention, has urged a return to what she calls "household voting" -- meaning that wives should obey their husbands on all decisions related to politics.


Last spring Johnson tweeted that she "would support bringing back household voting." If spouses happen to disagree, "Then they would have to decide on one vote. In a Godly household, the husband would get the final say."

As Johnson said in her convention speech, she once worked for Planned Parenthood but became a vocal abortion opponent after saying she quit the organization. She now heads a group that urges clinic employees to leave their jobs.

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Danziger Draws

Jeff Danziger lives in New York City. He is represented by CWS Syndicate and the Washington Post Writers Group. He is the recipient of the Herblock Prize and the Thomas Nast (Landau) Prize. He served in the US Army in Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star and the Air Medal. He has published eleven books of cartoons, a novel and a memoir. Visit him at DanzigerCartoons.

Doug Mastriano

You didn’t even have to be in the State of Pennsylvania to hear the sickening crunch of the slow-motion train wreck of Republican gubernatorial candidate Doug Mastriano’s campaign at the state capital in Harrisburg on Saturday. Only a few dozen people showed up for a rally Mastriano held on the capitol steps, and many of them appeared to be campaign volunteers, according to the New York Times.

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