Why do female voters distrust the GOP? Some answers …

Mitt Romney says that he would support passage of a constitutional amendment stating that life begins at the moment of conception, a step that would not only bar abortion nationwide but would call into question the constitutionality of several widely accepted forms of contraception, including the IUD.

However, in typical Romney fashion, he also says that he believes the abortion issue should be decided at the state rather than federal level, which a constitutional amendment would preclude. So go figure.

His remaining opponents, Rick Santorum, Ron Paul and Newt Gingrich, take that a step further, having signed the so-called “personhood” pledge stating that “all human beings at every stage of development are persons with the unalienable right to life.” Gingrich has taken that a step further, proposing that Congress can, by a simple act of legislation, decree that life begins at conception and that no federal court can review or overturn that finding.

As previously noted, President Obama holds a 20-point margin among women over his Republican opponents, a gender gap of astounding proportions. The positions outlined above help explain why that gap is so large.

For those needing further justification, I’d like to enter two pieces of photographic evidence into the record:

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The panel above was assembled last week by the Republican-run House Oversight and Government Reform Committee to discuss mandatory coverage of female contraception in insurance plans.

Now, what do these experts discussing female contraception have in common? If you answered that they all oppose the Obama administration’s policy, you’d be correct. But they have something else in common as well.

Any guesses? The five in question are, from left to right, the Most Reverend William Lori, a Catholic bishop; the Reverend Dr. Matthew Harrison, president of the Missouri synod of the Lutheran Church; C. Benn Mitchell, a professor of moral philosophy at Union University, a conservative Christian college in Tennessee; Rabbi Meir Soloveichik, a conservative Orthodox leader; and Craig Mitchell, an ethics professor at the Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Still no guesses? Look again. Do you notice, say, an absence of estrogen in the group?

In the committee’s defense, the next panel to testify did include two women: Dr. Allison Garrett of Oklahoma Christian University and Dr. Laura Champion of Calvin College, a conservative Christian school in Grand Rapids, Mich. But they too, like everyone else allowed to testify, opposed the Obama policy and discussed the issue not in terms of its impact on women, but in terms of its supposed impact on religious liberty. No supporters of the Obama policy were allowed to testify.

Here’s the second photograph:

Probe

In Virginia, the Republican-dominated state legislature is close to enacting a law that would require women seeking abortions to undergo ultrasounds to determine the gestational age of the fetus. However, in pregnancies of 10 weeks or less — when most abortions are sought — such tests can be conducted only through “transvaginal ultrasounds” performed with the instrument above.

Put candidly and clinically, the instrument must be inserted deep into a woman’s vagina and then manipulated until it produces a clear image.

Versions of the bill have passed both the House and Senate by overwhelming margins (63-36 in the House; 28-11 in the Senate). Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, a Republican often mentioned as a potential vice presidential nominee, has said he would sign the bill into law.

Think about that: As a condition of exercising her constitutional right to choose, a woman in Virginia must accept a government-mandated physical probe into her body, a probe that serves no medical function whatsoever. When Republicans argue that the Constitution offers no “right to privacy,” they clearly mean it, and this is where that line of thought inevitably leads them.

They give new meaning to the term “intrusive government,” and new inspiration for the growing gender gap.

– Jay Bookman

881 comments Add your comment

Josey Whales

February 20th, 2012
9:29 am

1st……………………twice in one year

Lord Help Us

February 20th, 2012
9:30 am

The GOP continues to marginalize itself. It created its own self defeating cycle…sad.

USinUK

February 20th, 2012
9:33 am

chicken voting for Col. Sanders.

s’all I’m sayin.

ProgressivePeach

February 20th, 2012
9:34 am

GOP rape probes. Perfect. Anyone here who says they support the GOP and its policies and leaders are supporters of government-dictated rape probing. How crazy/scary do these people have to be before EVERYONE in the country realizes they’re our Taliban?

USinUK

February 20th, 2012
9:34 am

as far as the Issa “hearing” (if one could call it that … “grandstanding” is closer to the truth) – you left out the kicker …

Issa actually DENIED a young woman from speaking at the hearing – she wanted to testify about the imact the birth control coverage meant for her life –

he said she wasn’t “an expert” …

as if the dickwads who DID testify are an expert in ovulation

JamVet - My god man, protect the billionaires!

February 20th, 2012
9:35 am

SOUTHERN ATL

February 20th, 2012
9:35 am

….excellent article Jay! Why is it always so hard for women to have true representation…..

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vfTXutDZa4s&feature=related

Steve - USA (I support "None Of The Above")

February 20th, 2012
9:36 am

It’s kind of like a man writing a column about what women think. ;)

southdem

February 20th, 2012
9:37 am

A natural result of the Fox news/talk radio echo chamber in which the GOP is ensconced. After the shellacking they’ll get in November maybe they’ll break out of it.

Granny Godzilla

February 20th, 2012
9:38 am

Me?

Well I won’t stand for the setting up their smaller government in my uterus.

jm

February 20th, 2012
9:38 am

There was another panel that had women on it Jay. Nice selective data grabbing though.

godless heathen©

February 20th, 2012
9:39 am

Peach,

When I go in for a colonoscopy what do you call that?

(ir)Rational

February 20th, 2012
9:39 am

USinUK – Another thing all of those people had in common, with the possible exception of the college professor, is that they all come from religions/churches that don’t allow women to hold a very high position in the church. Not really sure what the Lutheran Church has against women having birth control though. Unless they’ve recently adopted it, they don’t have an official (or at least recognized/practiced) stance on that.

(ir)Rational

February 20th, 2012
9:40 am

Enter your comments here

Doggone/GA

February 20th, 2012
9:40 am

“When I go in for a colonoscopy what do you call that?”

voluntary

CJ

February 20th, 2012
9:40 am

My wife and I are currently going through IVF. We currently have about a dozen embryos in the freezer. The doctor implanted two embryos last fall, my wife became pregnant, but unfortunately, she miscarried. We’re going to thaw a couple more embryos and try again in a few weeks.

First of all, I find it odd that people are fighting for the lives of cells that can be frozen and then thawed months or even years later. Although I sometimes wonder if Republican politicians were frozen in the 19th century and recently thawed, I know better. Embryos are not human beings. Republican politicians are–just barely.

AmVet - Just say no to the GOP's fascist theocracy.

February 20th, 2012
9:41 am

Newsflash!

The 1950s are over.

That ANY woman would vote for Mitt, Ron, Newt or Rick is to me, unfathomable.

And I absolutely LOVE this one:

https://fbcdn-sphotos-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-snc7/393985_3058042244502_1066751093_3024902_840620388_n.jpg

(ir)Rational

February 20th, 2012
9:41 am

Whoops. Hit the button instead of clicking inside the box. :(

Steve – I’m not sure anyone could ever actually write an article that encompassed what women (collectively) actually thought. Not even a woman.

Recon 0311 2533

February 20th, 2012
9:42 am

“President Obama holds a 20-point margin among women over his Republican opponents, a gender gap of astounding proportions.”

The Democrats didn’t enjoy that margin in the mid-term election we’ll learn the true accuracy of that poll this November.

Mr. Snarky

February 20th, 2012
9:42 am

The repubs are playing to their base again…this kind of stuff is what happens when leadership lacks any kind of perspective about what alienates the general population. Hopefully the dems can leverage this idiocy and beat the hell out of them.

USinUK

February 20th, 2012
9:42 am

Doggone – 9:40 – well played.

oh, and godless – IF you were forced to have a colonoscopy to buy a pack of condoms, you might have a point.

as it is … not so much.

Adam

February 20th, 2012
9:44 am

Jay Bookman
Why do female voters distrust the GOP?

The question is basically rhetorical. Even the GOP knows why they are distrusted by women now.

0311/1811

February 20th, 2012
9:44 am

Bumper Sticker:

“EQUAL RIGHTS FOR UNBORN WOMEN”

………… or another question would be “Why do so many conservative women work so hard for the GOP ?”

godless heathen©

February 20th, 2012
9:44 am

An abortion is not a voluntary proceedure?

USinUK

February 20th, 2012
9:44 am

well, I can’t speak for everyone else, but *I’M* just glad that the GOP made jobs their first priority …

oh.

wait.

nevermind …

CJ

February 20th, 2012
9:45 am

By the way, the Oklahoma state senate just passed legislation that would, essentially, outlaw IVF.

USinUK

February 20th, 2012
9:45 am

godless – “An abortion is not a voluntary proceedure?”

you don’t have the right to RAPE a woman with an object simply because she’s getting a procedure that you don’t approve of.

jm

February 20th, 2012
9:46 am

Our economy is 1/2 run by the government. How do you expect anything other than anemic growth when 1/2 the economy is run by the government? (fed, state, local together)

USinUK

February 20th, 2012
9:46 am

oh, sorry … not just RAPE the woman with an object – make her pay for the privelege, as well.

Aquagirl

February 20th, 2012
9:46 am

There is something fascinating about the GOP need to shove men like Gingrich, Santorum, and Cain into the spotlight. Sticking a knife in your own back takes some world class effort.

Midori

February 20th, 2012
9:48 am

Virginia is my home state :(

guess it’s not for lovers any more :(

Adam

February 20th, 2012
9:48 am

No supporters of the Obama policy were allowed to testify.

This, also, is another thing that needs to be pointed out in a larger context. Not only do conservatives largely only talk to their friends and listen to talk radio that reinforces and perhaps GIVES THEM their ideas, they also seek to avoid anything outside of that. Some to the point that they actually believe a majority of people think like them just because they make sure never to encounter anyone who doesn’t think like them, or they have relegated THOSE PEOPLE to the outer edges of what they consider an acceptable society, based on any number of supposed sins and evils.

Doggone/GA

February 20th, 2012
9:49 am

“An abortion is not a voluntary proceedure?”

Not germaine to the question of FORCED ultrasound probes

USinUK

February 20th, 2012
9:49 am

Doggone – 9:49 – call it what it is – it’s rape with an object.

Doggone/GA

February 20th, 2012
9:50 am

“Doggone – 9:49 – call it what it is – it’s rape with an object”

No argument there

Stevie Ray

February 20th, 2012
9:51 am

JAY,

Clearly this is a topic that favors the Left. I’m absolutely certain that if it weren’t for the religious right and all the non-taxable cash and votes they put in play with GOP, these candidates would not try to out “conservative” each other…Take away the mega-money on the far fringes of left and right and the idiotic (unions, greencrap, and religious) angles serving only as introductory negotiating fodder would go away….hopefully.

Adam

February 20th, 2012
9:51 am

Steve: It’s kind of like a man writing a column about what women think.

Or a white man speaking up about how racist a headline is against Jeremy Lin.

People CAN speak up for the rights of other racial, ethnic, and gender groups.

Oscar

February 20th, 2012
9:51 am

Life begins at sixty.
Oliver Wendell Holmes

Adam

February 20th, 2012
9:52 am

jm: There was another panel that had women on it Jay. Nice selective data grabbing though.

Nice selective READING jm.

ty webb

February 20th, 2012
9:52 am

Jay,
I give you credit for this accurate sentence:”The panel above was assembled last week by the Republican-run House Oversight and Government Reform Committee to discuss mandatory coverage of female contraception in insurance plans.” Unlike most of your water carrying ilk, you accurately describe the hearing. It was not a hearing on women’s contraception, it was a hearing on the mandate of women’s contraception. You do seem a little late with your slightly more accurately running of this meme(most of your “ilk” ran without it last week), but the gender makeup of the panel is actually of no importance to the hearing on the mandate…It would be important if it was a hearing on contraception…oh and kudos for refraining from using that ridiculous and false “98% of catholic women” stat thrown out by your prog comrades last week.

GenerationScrewed

February 20th, 2012
9:52 am

Jay,

Yep, sure glad that dilators, a hand held suction device, a tube and a curette won’t be inserted into the vagina as well….

That is a powerful picture you post there though…..but what about these??????????????

http://www.google.com/search?pq=what+is+put+in+a+woman+during+an+abortion&hl=en&gs_nf=1&cp=12&gs_id=11&xhr=t&q=aborted+babies&rlz=1R2ADSA_enUS453&gs_upl=&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.,cf.osb&biw=1920&bih=946&wrapid=tljp1329749405460022&um=1&ie=UTF-8&tbm=isch&source=og&sa=N&tab=wi&ei=ol1CT-v1LMf3gAe4t5GFCA

Now what is worse the pictures in the link above or a picture of equipment used in a transvaginal ultrasound????

Keep Up the Good Fight!

February 20th, 2012
9:52 am

The Republicans wage war against immigrants, women, gays and muppets….. who can they add to their list next week.

carlosgvv

February 20th, 2012
9:52 am

It’s been clear for sometime now that far-right born-again Christian males are very similar, when it comes to their attitudes on women, to Muslim men. Should these people gain the political power they crave, women in America will begin to be treated more and more like women in Moslem countries. In other words, these men have a deep-seated contempt and hatred of women. “By their fruits you shall know them”.

Aquagirl

February 20th, 2012
9:53 am

When I go in for a colonoscopy what do you call that?

“Enough of your minor problems, what about MEEEEEEEEEEEEEE?”

Way to elevate man-whining to new levels, godless.

Doggone/GA

February 20th, 2012
9:53 am

“In other words, these men have a deep-seated contempt and hatred of women.”

they do, but the basis of that contempt and hatred is FEAR. They FEAR women.

Atlanta Mom

February 20th, 2012
9:54 am

So godless, maybe you’d like a mammogram to go with your voluntary colonoscopy.

Adam

February 20th, 2012
9:54 am

Doggone: Not germaine to the question of FORCED ultrasound probes

You lost them at “germaine”….

Oscar

February 20th, 2012
9:54 am

Newt thinks congress can pass a law that says it can’t be overturned by a federal court as being unconstitutional. As a historian he has just ignored the Constitution and 200 years of constitutional law.

Midori

February 20th, 2012
9:54 am

When I go in for a colonoscopy what do you call that?

your happy hour?

Adam

February 20th, 2012
9:56 am

ty: but the gender makeup of the panel is actually of no importance to the hearing on the mandate

Bullsh*t. Banning contraception from being covered by ALL insurance plans if someone objects on a religious basis is absolutely something that women should have a say in.

Keep Up the Good Fight!

February 20th, 2012
9:56 am

When the Republicans require you to get a colonoscopy because you want a tooth removed, then you may begin to comprehend the complaints of women with this proposed law.

Adam

February 20th, 2012
9:56 am

ty: oh and kudos for refraining from using that ridiculous and false “98% of catholic women” stat thrown out by your prog comrades last week.

Ok, what’s false about it?

Paul

February 20th, 2012
9:57 am

Mitt, Newt and Ron Paul aren’t the ones coming up with this stuff as they ponder in the wee hours of the morning.

These issues are being brought up by the Republican base/rank and file and the candidates are jumping through hoops trying to gain their support.

It’d be scary enough if the candidates were coming up with this stuff and tossing it into the arena to see how its received.

It’s absolutely terrifying it’s originating with the base of the Republican Party.

To his credit, Huntsman was the one candidate who said ‘Are you people nuts?!!?” and look what happened to him. (Ron Paul – the base treats him like the crazy uncle so he’s not representative).

godless heathen©

February 20th, 2012
9:58 am

I don’t have any problem with abortions. I think we need more of them, especially by women that can’t support a child, in which case they should be free with $500 bonus walking around money.

However describing a medical procedure as rape is a bit over the top, don’t you think?

Stevie Ray

February 20th, 2012
9:59 am

RE COLONOSCOPY

Thats when I learned nothing good happens in a room with a drain in the floor.

Oscar

February 20th, 2012
10:00 am

Why does the GOP want to trample constitutional rights as long as it’s in favor or something they want.

Doggone/GA

February 20th, 2012
10:00 am

“However describing a medical procedure as rape is a bit over the top, don’t you think?”

Not when it’s forced, no – it isn’t over the top.

AmVet - Why are Christian Republican men so similar to Muslim men?

February 20th, 2012
10:00 am

This is yet another of the many, self-imposed arch-conservative debacles that used to work well sixty years ago.

Freedom frightens these fake conservatives. And this is another example.

That they think that they can continue to intimidate women into doing what they want them to do, fully illustrates just how crazy these people really are.

And to Adam’s point, I’ve changed my moniker…

Oscar

February 20th, 2012
10:01 am

Over the top – sounds like more into the bottom

Adam

February 20th, 2012
10:01 am

However describing a medical procedure as rape is a bit over the top, don’t you think?

Not when they have no choice in the matter. It’s like someone who is going in for a health checkup after a previous doctor finds something wrong with the heart, yet the new doctor reaches through the man’s ribcage, pulls it out, and puts it in the man’s face so he can see it beat and prove it still works just fine. Completely unnecessary.

N-GA

February 20th, 2012
10:02 am

Life begins at conception? I guess all those wiggling sperm are dead…….

godless heathen©

February 20th, 2012
10:03 am

But it is not forced, Doggone. Noone is forcing the women to go to the clinic.

Oscar

February 20th, 2012
10:04 am

guess all those wiggling sperm are dead

Good point. The sperm and the egg both contain life and are living.

But now they are going to want to make some other things illegal. Where will it end.

GenerationScrewed

February 20th, 2012
10:04 am

Adam

February 20th, 2012
10:01 am

You do understand that the equipment used for that particular ultrasound is much, much, much smaller, and much, much, much less invasive than the abortion itself right?

Adam

February 20th, 2012
10:04 am

godless: IT IS FORCED. No one is forcing them to go seek an abortion, but they ARE forcing them to have an ultrasound and LOOK at it just to shame them into feeling like they are killing a human. It’s just a bonus that they “already agreed to be penetrated when they had sex” (true, paraphrased, quote). Oh yeah, AND they have to pay for this extra procedure.

Aquagirl

February 20th, 2012
10:05 am

However describing a medical procedure as rape is a bit over the top, don’t you think?

Oh, goody, a man to tell me how I should feel about objects forced into my body.

Godless, the only reasons I can think of for you to say such a thing are: trolling due to need for attention (understandable, given your immediate hijacking of topic to something totally unrelated about you) or total, complete, @$$hat cluelessness of a terminal nature.

Take your pick.

Adam

February 20th, 2012
10:05 am

GS: You do understand that the equipment used for that particular ultrasound is much, much, much smaller, and much, much, much less invasive than the abortion itself right?

You do understand your statement is like saying “what do they expect” when a woman wears heels and a skirt and gets raped, right?

Peadawg

February 20th, 2012
10:06 am

““When I go in for a colonoscopy what do you call that?”

voluntary”

So is an abortion…voluntary.

barking frog

February 20th, 2012
10:06 am

The result of this is to make religion and contraception an
issue in the November election which is a good thing for
the President.

Granny Godzilla

February 20th, 2012
10:07 am

“However describing a medical procedure as rape is a bit over the top, don’t you think?”

I guess if you think with your penis it isn’t.

Adam

February 20th, 2012
10:07 am

Man: Hello, I’d like to report a mugging.

Officer: A mugging, eh? Where did it take place?

Man: I was walking by 21st and Dundritch Street and a man pulled out a gun and said, “Give me all your money.”

Officer: And did you?

Man: Yes, I co-operated.

Officer: So you willingly gave the man your money without fighting back, calling for help or trying to escape?

Man: Well, yes, but I was terrified. I thought he was going to kill me!

Officer: Mmm. But you did co-operate with him. And I’ve been informed that you’re quite a philanthropist, too.

Man: I give to charity, yes.

Officer: So you like to give money away. You make a habit of giving money away.

Man: What does that have to do with this situation?

Officer: You knowingly walked down Dundritch Street in your suit when everyone knows you like to give away money, and then you didn’t fight back. It sounds like you gave money to someone, but now you’re having after-donation regret. Tell me, do you really want to ruin his life because of your mistake?

Man: This is ridiculous!

Officer: This is a rape analogy. This is what women face every single day when they try to bring their rapists to justice.

bman

February 20th, 2012
10:08 am

“when a woman wears heels and a skirt”

They stopped wearing this in the 90’s

Granny Godzilla

February 20th, 2012
10:08 am

Corollary to my 10:07

Thinking with little head leads to small thinking.

Doggone/GA

February 20th, 2012
10:09 am

“But it is not forced, Doggone. Noone is forcing the women to go to the clinic”

but they ARE forcing the women to undergo an unneccessary medical procedure.

GenerationScrewed

February 20th, 2012
10:09 am

http://www.cbrinfo.org/2011/12/27/the-most-shocking-graphic-imagery-four-minute-abortion-debate-you-will-ever-see/

But jay is worried abut a piece of plastic being placed into a womans vagina…..

Yet never once has he written about these horrors.

Does that look gentle?

williebkind

February 20th, 2012
10:10 am

“Why do female voters distrust the GOP?”

It is simple! It is because of the lying progressive biased media. Women have the right to contraceptives–but not on my dime. Why do women distrust the GOP? Some of it is traditional values and beliefs held by the conservatives. You know if it is vile and disgusting the liberals are for it. It has always been about sex. Just simple sex. It has never been about rights. If the liberals were rabbits we would need a vicious preditor.

Doggone/GA

February 20th, 2012
10:11 am

“So is an abortion…voluntary”

but the ultrasound procedure is NOT voluntary

Joseph

February 20th, 2012
10:11 am

Gas $3.55!!!! Thanks to Obama….

USinUK

February 20th, 2012
10:11 am

“However describing a medical procedure as rape is a bit over the top, don’t you think?”

1) you are taking a 12″ probe and sticking it into my vagina
2) for no medical reason
3) I can’t refuse it

so, yeah.

it’s rape.

barking frog

February 20th, 2012
10:11 am

Another performance of the ‘vagina theologues’.

Midori

February 20th, 2012
10:12 am

Generation — looks like you’re the worried one.

Just sayin……

Thulsa Doom

February 20th, 2012
10:12 am

“President Obama holds a 20-point margin among women over his Republican opponents, a gender gap of astounding proportions”

And you are surprised why? There are more and more women having kids out of wedlock. And more and more shiftless men who don’t pay to raise their kids. So who do all these single women look to to foot the bill to raise their kids? Yep. The gubment. This is just more cynical vote buying by the Ds with promises of goodies for single women with kids.

And next we can expect some of the kook lefties- I’ll call them kookles from here on, to whine about how heartless and meanie ole Doomy is. How dare he expect the 2 parents of a child to pay to raise their own child. The nerve of him!

Granny Godzilla

February 20th, 2012
10:12 am

“You know if it is vile and disgusting the liberals are for it. It has always been about sex. Just simple sex.”

williebkind

wow….you have some serious issues.

USinUK

February 20th, 2012
10:12 am

Peadawg – “So is an abortion…voluntary.”

so, I should be raped with a probe – AND PAY FOR IT – because you don’t agree with the procedure?

Adam

February 20th, 2012
10:13 am

GS’s argument: “It’s ok that they are getting a vaginal probe, because it’s a small thing and they are already agreeing to be probed deeper and in a not-gentle way. So they deserve it, and it’s probably not going to hurt anyway. And I know because I have a …. oh wait, looks like I have a different set of genitalia. …. Nevermind that! I’m still right! (and she deserves it, mumble mumble)”

Joseph

February 20th, 2012
10:13 am

It’s laughable that libs like Jay are more worried about the government forcing religious institutions to buy rubbers and pills than Obama’s failed Presidency…

Brosephus

February 20th, 2012
10:13 am

Jay

If you’ll entertain me for just a minute, there’s something I need to address from downstairs. After this, I’ll leave it alone.

————————————————————————–
carlosgvv
February 20th, 2012
9:24 am

Brosephus – 6:55

Your comment about “Black Americans who also have White Americans on their family tree” confrims what I have suspected about you. To wit, you are no more black than I am. For many years now blacks have publicly boasted about their pride in their “African-American” heritage. You NEVER EVER will hear even one of them say “I also have European heritage”. For reason known only to yourself, you try to make us believe you’re black. I would guess you’re a guilt-ridden ultra liberal white man who feels it’s his duty to educate us racists and the best way to do this is to pretend you’re black but ok. This is actually quite pitiful and indicates you are in some sort of intellectual race identity crisis.

Once and for all, to show you how much you are way off in your thinking, here’s something for you to chew on… Read your post for the part that I emphasized.

http://www.cfarestaurant.com/truettsgrillmorrow/photo/6206

Look at the 8th through the 10th photographs on that link, and tell me how much of a white man that I am. From this point forward, don’t address a damn thing in my general direction. Period. Point blank. Don’t try to project your racist bullsh*t on me, because I will make you look like the jackass you really are.

Sorry about that Jay. That’s the last I’ll post on that topic, and to carlos.

Aquagirl

February 20th, 2012
10:14 am

So is an abortion…voluntary.

Translation: the sluts are asking for it.

Well if the doctor doing your colonoscopy decides to rape you, too bad. You’re the one who declared open season on your bunghole, right?

Please, keep these comments rolling. I don’t think you have any idea when you shoot your mouth off like this you’re aiming right for the GOP’s foot.

John

February 20th, 2012
10:15 am

So Jay, does this blog mean that male voters distrust the Democrats? I’ll be waiting for you to post that blog entry.

Adam

February 20th, 2012
10:15 am

williebkind: Women have the right to contraceptives–but not on my dime.

If that’s your argument, it’s ALREADY not on your dime. Insurance companies save money by not having to provide pre-natal care, birth, and subsequent child coverage. The people who take contraception are the ones paying for the people who HAVE BABIES. Not the other way around.

Doggone/GA

February 20th, 2012
10:15 am

” I’ll be waiting for you to post that blog entry.”

blogspot.com is ready whenever you are

USinUK

February 20th, 2012
10:16 am

“Gas $3.55!!!! Thanks to Wall Street investors ….”

there ya go … type-o allllll fixed for ya … free of charge …

williebkind

February 20th, 2012
10:16 am

“Why does the GOP want to trample constitutional rights as long as it’s in favor or something they want.”
Could you give me an example of that? The conservatives wants everyone to have their constitutional rights. Did you make up these rights as you were typing in your comments.

don abernethy

February 20th, 2012
10:16 am

Have you ever considered moving to Vermont?

Thulsa Doom

February 20th, 2012
10:16 am

Joseph,

On a side note to the quickly escalating gas prices rising is one of the main reasons- unusually cold weather in Europe. Matter of fact I was reading in the AJC a few weeks ago about that one cold snap where numerous towns and cities had reported alltime lows in temps since we’ve been keeping records. But but but global warming the kookles say….

Joseph

February 20th, 2012
10:16 am

Libs are always harping on the fact that the gubmint should stay out of people’s bedrooms… When the GOP tries to explain that paying for services created from things you do in a bedroom they get lambasted… Seems like a double standard to me…

Talking Head

February 20th, 2012
10:18 am

This is clearly the most important issue facing this nation and should be dicussed repeatedly (sarcasm).

GenerationScrewed

February 20th, 2012
10:18 am

Adam

February 20th, 2012
10:05 am

Actually No, its not!

You equating what I wrote to a rape victim deserved it says alot more about you as a sick person than you may think!

Did you watch the video I posted at 10:09? Now that looks a lot more like rape than a piece of ultrasound equipment.

BTW, all one has to do inorder to not have to use this particular ultrasound equipment is wait past the 10 week mark.

So again nobody is forcing anybody. There are alternatives one can choose.

Or is it your position that these women are incapable of making choices? I mean they didn’t make a choice to engage in an act which may result in pregnancy, they didn’t make a choice to get out of bed and go obtain an abortion did they????

godless heathen©

February 20th, 2012
10:18 am

Just a point about the semantics. Abortion is not murder when performed lawfully. Murder has a legal definition. A vaginal probe, if performed legally, is not rape. Rape has a legal definition. Comprende?

Joseph

February 20th, 2012
10:18 am

USinUK:

Yes but it was all George Bush in 06′ and 07′????? What happened to the President getting the blame????