Thursday, October 20, 2011
And Our Big Nut of the Day Award Goes to.......JIM DEMINT!!!
GOP Senator Pushes Radical Bill To Restrict Discussion Of Abortion Over The Internet. (Think Progress, 10/19/2011)
Excerpt: Instead of focusing on job creation, congressional Republicans have spent their time passing socially conservative legislation like the “Let Women Die” bill that would allow hospitals that receive federal funds to deny women life-saving abortion procedures.
Now Sen. Jim DeMint (R-SC), one of the most die-hard anti-choice lawmakers, has jumped on the bandwagon by sneaking a radical anti-abortion amendment onto a completely unrelated piece of legislation. DeMint’s amendment would ban women and their doctors from discussing abortion over the Internet:
Under this amendment, women would need a separate, segregated Internet just for talking about abortion care with their doctors.