Ann Friedman on the anti-choice consequences of cowards passing for Democrats:
Sen. Barbara Boxer, responding to a slew of anti-choice bills introduced by Republicans:
"It breaks faith with a decades-long bipartisan compromise, and it risks the health and lives of women."
Oh wait, so all those times that Democrats caved on the issue of women’s health — years of rubber-stamping the Hyde Amendment, rolling over on contraception access, failing to do away with abstinence-only sex ed, shrugging off Stupak-Pitts — they were under the impression they were engaging in a bi-partisan negotiation to protect women’s rights? And now they are surprised (and maybe a little hurt?) that Republicans have been empowered by these compromises to introduce even more radical anti-choice legislation? STFU. Just… STFU.
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