Thursday, February 24, 2011
Miscarriages a Crime?!?!
It looks like the American Rightwingers are really going to town on women's reproductive rights. Just when you think it couldn't get any more insane, have a look at this:
Anti-Abortion Georgia Lawmaker Proposes Law That Would Criminalize Miscarriages
Are lawmakers from the "women are chattel" set having some sort of nation-wide competition to see who can get the most sick-minded anti-abortion law enacted? Sure seems that way! Last week, a public outcry forced South Dakota lawmakers to shelve a bill that opened the possibility that abortion providers would be endangered by people who believed that killing them was a justifiable homicide. Today comes word that Georgia state Representative Bobby Franklin is shopping a bill that wouldn't just make abortion illegal in Georgia, it would criminalize miscarriages to boot.
Read the rest of the article here.