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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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Sen. Kyrsten Sinema

Reprinted with permission from Alternet

Frustrated by some of her more conservative positions, progressive activists have been threatening to primary Sen. Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona in 2024 — when the centrist Democrat will be up for reelection. And according to a new poll from Data for Progress, Democrats in Arizona would favor some of Sinema's possible primary opponents.

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