{Update} SB5 Fails to Pass. #Standwithwendy.

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on Jun 25, 2013
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Update: SB5 has been defeated.

“If you’re preborn, you’re fine. If you’re preschool, you’re f**ked.” ~ George Carlin

“Boy, these conservatives are really something, aren’t they? They’re all in favor of the unborn. They will do anything for the unborn. But once you’re born, you’re on your own. Pro-life conservatives are obsessed with the fetus from conception to nine months. After that, they don’t want to know about you. They don’t want to hear from you. No nothing. No neonatal care, no day care, no head start, no school lunch, no food stamps, no welfare, no nothing. If you’re preborn, you’re fine; if you’re preschool, you’re fucked. Conservatives don’t give a shit about you until you reach ‘military age’. Then they think you are just fine. Just what they’ve been looking for. Conservatives want live babies so they can raise them to be dead soldiers.” ~ George Carlin

For more on this question, here. Also, this.

From earlier:

http://i.imgur.com/kJ4DsGc.jpgWendy Davis: hero.

Texas state senator Wendy Davis (D – Fort Worth) will be speaking until midnight to block the passage of a bill that would effectively force most abortion clinics in Texas to close. Let’s get her some support! (video)”

“I would like to remind everyone that Rick Perry fought to give rapists visitation rights to see their rape babies and by extension their rape victims.”

State Sen. Wendy Davis, D-Fort Worth, is filibustering controversial legislation that would dramatically restrict access to abortions in Texas. Abortion opponents argue the measure would improve women’s safety, while reproductive rights advocates argue it would effectively cut off legal access to abortion in the state and endanger women’s health. For additional coverage on this topic, visit http://www.texastribune.org/.


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4 Responses to “{Update} SB5 Fails to Pass. #Standwithwendy.”

  1. kmacku says:

    (note timestamp for this comment)

    For those who are watching the live stream, the number one question I keep seeing is: "Why is my audio feed silent?"

    They're in a side-debate, which we're not privy to hear. Only the main debate goes through the microphones, which is where we get our feed from.

    The number two question is who's the kinda creepy woman in white who doesn't ever talk into a microphone who stands off to the side of the chair on the podium.

    She's a parliamentarian; in short, a referee. While the chair mediates the debate, how he mediates the debate is subject to rules. The parliamentarian is the expert on Robert's Rules and whatever special rules each individual governing/meeting body happens to have, and they're used in big cases such as this.

  2. chang says:

    how does one practice ahimsa and simultaneously be pro-abortion?

  3. Linda V. Lewis says:

    Carlin is brilliantly funny!

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