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One Giant Leap Backwards

Posted on 2006.03.06 at 14:49
-- Gov. Mike Rounds signs legislation banning nearly all abortions in South Dakota, The Associated Press reports.

Congratulations!

morons.


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Comments:


_r_e_q_u_i_e_m_ at 2006-03-06 20:20 (UTC) (Permanent link)
WHAT?
Simply Stan
paperpath at 2006-03-06 20:36 (UTC) (Permanent link)
Wanna bet that Harper is all perky-eared now?
_r_e_q_u_i_e_m_ at 2006-03-06 20:37 (UTC) (Permanent link)
this is the end of the world, i swear.
Simply Stan
paperpath at 2006-03-06 20:41 (UTC) (Permanent link)
It's the start of it, to be sure.... unless we push back against the axis of stupid.
Alexandra
chandrax93 at 2006-03-06 20:24 (UTC) (Permanent link)
The really bad thing about it is it's all part of the plan to get the decision challenged in court and then get it all the way to the Supreme Court to challenge Roe v. Wade, which apparently some people have been waiting for since the confirmation of Roberts and Alito.
Simply Stan
paperpath at 2006-03-06 20:35 (UTC) (Permanent link)
I feared as much; and the minute the Americans start rattling that cage our own Conservatives are likely to follow suit.

*sigh*
jodidevildoll at 2006-03-06 20:27 (UTC) (Permanent link)
insane stupidity strikes again!
Simply Stan
paperpath at 2006-03-06 20:38 (UTC) (Permanent link)
like lightning; except it's not so pretty.
jodidevildoll at 2006-03-06 20:40 (UTC) (Permanent link)
it is horrifying. i feel sick because i wonder how long it will be before the same thing starts happening here in canada.
Simply Stan
paperpath at 2006-03-06 20:41 (UTC) (Permanent link)
Dunno.. what time is it now? ... :-/
Anja Pirat
anja at 2006-03-06 20:48 (UTC) (Permanent link)
Coathanger and knitting needle factories are hiring like CRAZY, though.

Blergh.
Simply Stan
paperpath at 2006-03-06 20:59 (UTC) (Permanent link)
Ah... the good old days are coming back!
Can't wait til I can OWN MY WIFE again!!

Progress seems so... temporary.
Anja Pirat
anja at 2006-03-07 07:45 (UTC) (Permanent link)
I suspect progress is. Oh well. Maybe we're seeing how history folds in on itself. In a few hundred years, I think Africa will be back as a very popular continent (they're overdue for that), and I guess the shifting needs to start somehow. >_>
I am the people in your neighbourhood.
gregorama at 2006-03-06 21:03 (UTC) (Permanent link)
And these are the same people who look down their noses at other countries, cultures, and customs as "uncivilized"?

*ugh*
Simply Stan
paperpath at 2006-03-06 21:26 (UTC) (Permanent link)
Some of em, I'm sure.

Ironic as hell, isn't it?
I am the people in your neighbourhood.
gregorama at 2006-03-06 22:22 (UTC) (Permanent link)
Painfully so.
your_sedative at 2006-03-08 03:39 (UTC) (Permanent link)
The white haired big guys "up there" have no idea what it's like to be a female...be in the prime of your life...and then be faced with an unexpected pregnancy. Yes, I do realize "the adoption" option...but meanwhile, that's also putting the girl through physical and mental stress, not to mention expenses and complications of finding a foster parent.

I'm not for having abortions done on a regular basis, but I think they should be as safe and rare as possible. And if abortion does become illegal, I still know that many girls will go to great lengths to abort...and they won't be healthy.

sigh. such a sickening topic.
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