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Abbott: Texas Women Who Are Raped Won’t Need Abortions Because I’ll ‘Eliminate All Rapists’

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) said Tuesday that women in his state who are raped need not worry they won’t be able to get an abortion because he plans to “eliminate all rapists” in the Lone Star State.

At a signing ceremony for yet another piece of bad legislation (which makes it harder to vote in Texas), Abbott was asked:

“Why force a rape or incest victim to carry a pregnancy to term?”

The governor responded:

“It doesn’t require that at all because obviously, it provides at least six weeks for a person to get an abortion. That said, however, let’s make something clear. Rape is a crime, and Texas will work tirelessly to make sure that we eliminate all rapists from the streets of Texas by aggressively going out and arresting them and prosecuting them.”

No need to worry, ladies. Gov. Abbott is going to do what has never been done in the history of the world: Completely eliminate rape by arresting all the rapists and prosecuting them for the crime. Why didn’t anyone think of that sooner? This Abbott guy must be a freaking genius!

Actually, he’s as dumb as a damn stump.

What Abbott conveniently neglected to mention was that rape is already an underrated crime because women feel shame when it happens to them. And yet now Texas wants to all but guarantee that women and girls who are raped or victims of incest have no choice but to give birth. It’s beyond horrific; it’s inhumane and outright torture.

Even worse, for Abbott to pretend he actually gives a damn is also perverse. If he cared, it wouldn’t have signed the anti-abortion law in the first place. If he cared, he wouldn’t try to make it harder for people to vote.

But like nearly every Republican in today’s GOP, Greg Abbott only cares about himself and his own self-aggrandizement. Everyone else is secondary to his political ambitions. Too bad there isn’t a law to cover that crime.

 

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Idiot Trump: Babies Are Born In The Ninth Month – ‘It Has To Change’ (VIDEO)

Donald Trump wants you to know that he’s a “stable genius.” Why is that whenever I think of that phrase, I picture a horse counting to three on his hooves?

Just this week, Trump had a military doctor appear before the press and declare him to be physically and mentally fit to run the most powerful country in the world. Problem was, the doctor was sweating and stammering the entire time. It made you wonder if perhaps Trump didn’t have the poor guy’s family locked in a dungeon until he went out and read the script he’d been handed.

On Friday, Trump spoke on the National Mall as part of the annual March for Life, a group of anti-choice extremists who think women shouldn’t be allowed to do as they wish with their bodies or make their own reproductive choices. During his remarks, Trump told the crowd:

“Right now in a number of states, the laws allow a baby to be born from his or her mother’s womb in the ninth month. It is wrong. It has to change.”

WTF did he say? Aren’t babies supposed to be born at nine months?


What Trump was probably trying to say is that in some states, a baby can be aborted at nine months. But that’s yet another of the president’s “alternative facts.”

Dr. Aaron B. Caughey, chairman of obstetrics and gynecology at Oregon Health and Science University, had this to say about the absurd claim that abortion can be performed at nine months:

“That is not happening in the United States. It is, of course, such an absurd thing to say.”

So ladies, not only does Donald Trump want to make sure you don’t have the right to make your own choices, he’s also sick and tired of you carrying babies to full term. Don’t you know we have to try and stay ahead of the world in everything? From now on, in order to truly make America great again, all pregnancies will be no longer than six months. Let’s see the Chinese beat us on that one!

This article was originally published by the same author at LiberalAmerica.org

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West Virginia GOP Lawmaker: Childbirth Resulting From Rape Is ‘Beautiful’

Will Republicans ever learn? Today we have yet another narrow-minded GOP moron who has decided to comment on the issue of rape, and like so many before him, his comments have landed him in hot water.

Brian Kurcaba, who is a GOP Delegate to the West Virginia state legislature, was speaking during a hearing on a proposed 20-week abortion ban. Democrats had suggested adding an exception to the 20-week ban for rape victims. Which prompted Kurcaba to let loose with this statement of unadulterated ignorance:

“Obviously rape is awful. What is beautiful is the child that could come from this.”

Kurcaba now joins the distinguished company of Republican mental midgets such as Richard Mourdock, a candidate for the U.S. Senate from Indiana, who in 2012 said:

“I think that even when life begins in that horrible situation of rape, that it is something that God intended to happen.”

And of course we have the infamous Todd Akin of Missouri, who, during a Senate campaign, showed his complete lack of understanding of human biology by commenting:

“If it’s a legitimate rape, the female body has ways to try to shut that whole thing down. But let’s assume that maybe that didn’t work or something: I think there should be some punishment, but the punishment ought to be of the rapist, and not attacking the child.”

So now we can plainly see that the GOP not only wants to prevent women from exercising the right to decide their reproductive futures, they also believe that a woman who suffers the horrific crime of rape should be forced to bear the child which is a product of that crime.

Perhaps in the future, Republicans should follow the maxim that it is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak and remove all doubt.

This article was originally published by the same author at LiberalAmerica.org

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Tennessee Legislator Says Rape And Incest Are ‘Not Verifiable’

Take a good look at this photo. This is Tennessee state Representative Sheila Butt, and she is the face of total ignorance in the Volunteer State.

On Tuesday, Ms. Butt (more on that name in a bit) decided to offer a motion to table an amendment which would have exempted victims of rape and incest from restrictions on having an abortion because, this rocket scientist claimed, rape and incest are “not verifiable.”

Yeah, I know. My jaw hit the ground on that one, too. If rape and incest can’t be verified, then how could anyone ever be charged with and found guilty of these crimes? Yet people are rightly convicted each and every day in this country, even in Tennessee.

Ms. Butt’s ignorance came to the fore during a discussion of a bill that would require women to wait 48 hours and receive counseling before they can get an abortion. Another amendment was offered that would have allowed a doctor to exempt patients from the waiting period for mental health reasons. Ms. Butt tabled the amendment and then stated:

“Putting this psychological harm bypass into the bill is really a loophole for the abortion industry. It allows someone who is going to profit from abortion to get the waiting period waived.”

Is it just me, or is this woman so extreme and so clueless that it makes your teeth hurt?


When the amendment came up to allow rape and incest victims to not be forced to endure the 48 hour wait time, Butt remarked:

“This amendment appears political. Because we understand in most instances, this is not verifiable. Let’s make sure that these women have the information and the understanding to act.”

You don’t think a woman knows when she has become pregnant through rape or incest, Ms. Butt? Just because you’re stupid as the day is long doesn’t mean everyone is the same. As for your suggestion of politics being a part of it, what in the world would you call your heartless actions?

The amendments were eventually tabled and the bill containing the new restrictions on a woman’s right to choose passed the state House by a vote of 79-18. It now goes to the Senate where is it also expected to pass. GOP Governor Bill Haslam has said he will sign the bill.

Now let me get back to the name of this ignorant and uncaring woman, Sheila Butt. It’s not often in this world that someone is so appropriately named based on their actions. However, Sheila, you are a 100 percent certified Butt.

And I mean that sincerely.

This article was originally published by the same author at LiberalAmerica.org.

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Idaho Republican Says ‘Trauma’ Prevents Pregnancy If Woman Is Raped

Why is it that so many members of the Republican Party seem to think that rape is no big deal when it happens to a woman? Is it because they truly are that freaking ignorant, or might it be a case of willful ignorance?

The latest GOP member to open his mouth and step on his dick is named Pete Nielsen, and he just so happens to be a state Representative in Idaho, though I’m pretty sure this asshat is a whole lot dumber than an Idaho potato.

On Thursday, during a legislative hearing on whether or not abortion providers should be required to provide a list of facilities to patients making them aware of clinics that offer free ultrasounds, Nielsen really showed himself. There is no exception for rape or incest in the ultrasound bill, but that’s no big deal, Nielsen maintained:

“Now, I’m of the understanding that in many cases of rape it does not involve any pregnancy because of the trauma of the incident. That may be true with incest a little bit.”

You are of the understanding? No, you actually understand nothing, you incredibly ignorant and disgusting fartcloud of rancid intestinal gas!


When advocates for women’s health attempted to set Nielsen straight on just how wrong he was, he refused to back down, commenting:

“That’s information that I’ve had through the years. Whether it’s totally accurate or not, I don’t know. In a rape situation, there’s a lot of trauma.”

Nielsen even tried to pass himself off as an expert on the topic, because:

“I read a lot of information. I have read it several times,. Being a father of five girls, I’ve explored this a lot.”

So this monumental douche-nozzle of a human being is the father of five daughters? Well, they must be so proud of their daddy, huh?

This article was originally published by the same author at LiberalAmerica.org