rosered32: (mychoice-notyours)
I realize many friends don't talk about Religion and Politics as these are difficult topics. But I feel we all need to be aware of what the candidates stands for or against. I don't mind if you feel abortion is wrong for YOU. This is America and you have that choice. But I feel strongly that it is a personal choice and I should not have a say in what a woman may feel she needs to do. I would rather her have a safe place and support if she chooses to have an abortion verses going to back alley unlicensed "clinics". If "God" finds it wrong, when we die we will know. Until then I would rather provide safety for women who makes these choices. And sadly John McCain is trying to take that choice away. I am standing up here to say "I can't vote for you because of this."


"I do not support Roe versus Wade. It should be overturned." - Senator John McCain, 2-10-2007

Planned Parenthood provides health care and education to five million women, men, and teens in the United States and abroad every year. That's why the Planned Parenthood Action Fund is especially concerned about John McCain's record on reproductive health issues.

Here’s what you should know about John McCain:


· AGAINST Roe v. Wade-1

· AGAINST comprehensive, medically-accurate sex education-2

· AGAINST requiring health care plans to cover birth control-3

· AGAINST funding international family planning-4

· AGAINST funding to reduce unintended and teen pregnancies-5

· AGAINST funding for public education on emergency contraception-6

· AGAINST restoring family planning services for low-income women-7



For more information about Planned Parenthood Action Fund’s Know

McCain Campaign, go to www.plannedparenthoodvotes.org.


KNOW the facts :

1. 3/12/03 Roll Call 48; 2. 7/25/06 Roll Call 214; 3. 3/11/03 Roll Call 45; 4. 3/14/96 Roll Call 35; 5. 3/17/05 Roll Call 75; 6. 3/17/05 Roll Call 75; 7. 3/17/05 Roll Call 58.


I also support the death penalty and Same Sex marriage too, in case people want to know. I am not PC at all. I am me.
rosered32: (mychoice-notyours)
Commemorating 34 Years Of Reproductive Justice!

On January 22, 1973, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled, in the landmark case Roe v. Wade, that women had a constitutional right to an abortion...

In 1970, Norma McCorvey, using the pseudonym "Jane Roe," sued Dallas County District Attorney Henry Wade after state law denied her the right to an abortion. Attorney and women's rights activist Sarah Weddington, who saw this as an opportunity to fight for a woman's right to choose, agreed to take her case. The now historic case Roe v. Wade was argued all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court. Weddington argued that the constitutional right to privacy that was cited in Griswold v. Connecticut, the landmark case legalizing the use contraception, was being violated in Texas. The Supreme Court agreed and cast the landmark decision that would strike down anti-abortion laws in nearly two-thirds of the states and legalize a woman's right to choose.

Despite the great strides women have made in this country, a woman's right to choose has become increasingly more threatened as events both nationally and in states across the country have caused severe alarm. In South Dakota, legislation passed that would have banned almost all abortions in the state. While South Dakotans eventually voted the Constitutional Amendment down, this serves as a grim reminder of the fragility of a woman's right to choose. Recently, the U.S. Supreme Court heard Gonzales v. Carhart and Gonzales v. Planned Parenthood , two court cases that could decide the fate of a federal abortion ban. The Supreme Court is scheduled to make a ruling this summer.
rosered32: (mychoice-notyours)
So I work with teen mothers and families where unwanted/unplanned pregnancies can be an issue. I am posting this article with two views in my mind. 1) It is cool to me to have a 24 hour waiting period for abortions, BUT 2)I think it is not okay to provide ANTI-Choice legislation to hurt women's rights! I mean passing measures so pharmacists can not be sued if they refuse to fill contraception and emergency contraception prescriptions? That is not okay! Why do these women and men have to fight to have consensual sexual relations when if you give the prescriptions they are less likely to go for abortions as they prevented getting to that point in the first place?????Ugh!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
I believe everyone can have an opinion, but when it is trying to stop some thing that isn't an issue yet.... well hello? You don't want abortions then don't stop prevention of pregnancies!!!!!!!
Okay here is the article. And I bolded some of this as I wanted you all to see some of this stuff! It is too much!

Abortion in Missouri
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