Given the GOP’s obsession with making health care decisions for girls and women, you may have wondered how any self-respecting physician could identify with the Republican Party. Rep. Doug Cox (R-OK) is wondering the same thing. Responding to legislation that would deny poor women contraception that would prevent abortions, Cox, a doctor, decided that he had to speak out in a letter to the The Oklahoman....his letter is dead on. Read it for yourself:
Great quote from Republican Chuck Hagel: "I have the highest regard for (Obama) in every way. I think he’s one of the finest, most decent individuals I’ve ever known and one of the smartest… this is a guy who inherited the biggest agenda of problems in this country ever inherited by a president since Franklin Roosevelt and maybe worse (incl) 2 wars that were messes + a global financial crisis. Maybe we aren’t as far down the road as we could be, but ... we’ve gone in the right…
"Safe abortions have always been available to the rich, Dan.You simply want to deny them to the poor, and if you succeed, poor woman will be forced to get them anyway. They’ll be forced into the alleys with hangers, plungers and vacuum cleaners, risking death or mutilation. But you’d like that, wouldn’t you, Dan? You sadistic, elitist, sexist, racist, anti-humanist pig!" - Saturday Night Live 3x18 ~~ This aired in 1978. Thirty-four years later, it’s still a debate!"
Kansas Bill Mandates Sterilization for Post-Abortion Women - Unfortunately, Brownback is optimistic that the bill will soon become law soon and he will be able to get back to his regular duties which include monitoring the comments of teenager girls on Twitter.