Tag Archives: abortion

Redo on Samantha Bee’s History of “Pro-Life”

Last week we had the insane passage of copycat laws around the country with the express purpose of the de facto stoppage of legal abortions. Iowa, which was once a national leader in things like education and non-partisan selection of … Continue reading

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Republicans Are Bad At Law Making

Last Friday the Iowa Supreme Court overturned the 2017 law requiring a 72-hour waiting period before a woman could have an abortion. Here’s the money quote from Chief Justice Mark Cady, writing for the majority: “The state’s capacity to legislate … Continue reading

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Shame On The Republicans In The Iowa Legislature

Fetal heartbeat bill may signal the return of the reality of back alley abortion days. I don’t think I can do this subject justice. As a child, as a teenager and as a young man there were always stories of … Continue reading

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Grassley, Sam Bee and Abortion

One of the bad things about email is that it has become a huge money solicitation vehicle. However, every now and then in those solicitations are little nuggets of information that can pique an interest that can lead a person … Continue reading

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