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What the Baby Joseph cases tells us about the anti-choice movement

The Terri Schiavo case should have put to rest, I hope, any objections to paying attention to right wing stunt-stories that are flying through right wing media but not getting much mainstream attention. I’ve never been a fan of the “ignore it and they’ll go away” philosophy when it comes…

Sorry, anti-choicers, but everyone dies

Via Ezra, a great post by Joe Klein (!) about how vicious and cruel the wingnuts who are exploiting end-of-life counseling provisions written into some versions of the bill are. For those who remember the Terri Schiavo nonsense—and who doesn’t?—this really should come as no surprise. And frankly, I’m always…

I can’t stop thinking about this

Update: It’s officially out. I’ve literally spent all day, on and off, obsessing over the way that Republicans have made an issue out of contraception funding in this stimulus bill. It looks like it’s coming out, since Obama is firm about not letting this small issue stop the bill. His…

Democrats come out for puppies and rainbows, conservative watchdog groups send out the alarm

I’m with Scott: Please, right wing nuts, let’s talk about Terri Schiavo. Even better if you can outdo yourself this time around and suggest that keeping a brain dead woman’s body alive against her stated wishes is more important than keeping thousands of American troops and Iraqi citizens alive. My…

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