Women leaving Repub voting ranks in droves

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    Only, it's not over reproductive issues, so those women probably would be better off among their own.
     
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    Between Rush and Santorum, it comes as a surprise to me that any woman would stay with the GOP.
     
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    Well, we knew that was coming.
     
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    LOL, what a joke..

    women know they can get contraceptives and even their precious abortions..

    this article is a joke.. but it's evident the Washington compost thinks women are STUPID
     
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    The Dem's have saved A LOT of campaign $ first w/ the repub candidates savaging each other (until possibly June) & now the (oxy)Rush fiasco just adds icing to the cake :)
     
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    Its only purpose is to stir up hate.

    Its working, just not like they imagine.
     
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    Let's see why this one is: She won't consider Santorum because he doesn't represent her views. She doesn't listen to Rush and doesn't care what some radio jock says. She cannot stand the fact that this current POTUS is waging war on the Constitution. And, she knows that abortion, contraception, etc. are wedge issues with no meaning, and that the First Amendment must not be allowed to be blasphemed by this POTUS.
     
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    It's not JUST contraceptives and abortions:

    Stop the War on Women

    Top 10 Shocking Attacks from the GOP's War on Women

    1) Republicans not only want to reduce women's access to abortion care, they're actually trying to redefine rape. After a major backlash, they promised to stop. But they haven't yet. Shocker.

    2) A state legislator in Georgia wants to change the legal term for victims of rape, stalking, and domestic violence to "accuser." But victims of other less gendered crimes, like burglary, would remain "victims."

    3) In South Dakota, Republicans proposed a bill that could make it legal to murder a doctor who provides abortion care. (Yep, for real.)

    4) Republicans want to cut nearly a billion dollars of food and other aid to low-income pregnant women, mothers, babies, and kids.

    5) In Congress, Republicans have a bill that would let hospitals allow a woman to die rather than perform an abortion necessary to save her life.

    6) Maryland Republicans ended all county money for a low-income kids' preschool program. Why? No need, they said. Women should really be home with the kids, not out working.

    7) And at the federal level, Republicans want to cut that same program, Head Start, by $1 billion. That means over 200,000 kids could lose their spots in preschool.

    8) Two-thirds of the elderly poor are women, and Republicans are taking aim at them too. A spending bill would cut funding for employment services, meals, and housing for senior citizens.

    9) Congress just voted for a Republican amendment to cut all federal funding from Planned Parenthood health centers, one of the most trusted providers of basic health care and family planning in our country.

    10) And if that wasn't enough, Republicans are pushing to eliminate all funds for the only federal family planning program. (For humans. But Republican Dan Burton has a bill to provide contraception for wild horses. You can't make this stuff up).
     
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    Quit playing with yourself.
     
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