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clip_image001…This is not strange … Remember this is Arizona home of the “jackalope”…


Male AZ Rep. Pushes 20-Week Abortion Ban in D.C., But Won’t Let Female D.C. Rep. Speak at Hearing

 Arizona Congressman Trent Franks’ attempt to push a 20-week "fetal pain" abortion ban in Washington, D.C. (despite the fact that there is no science showing a fetus can feel pain at 20 weeks) is at best just another chance for the Republican to show off his anti-choice credentials and allow anti-choice House members to woo their supporters with their love of restrictions on women’s reproductive health. At worst, it’s an attempt to create a piece of legislation which, if it does become law, would provide a direct track to the Supreme Court to challenge Roe V. Wade. There is no evidence for fetal pain in the second trimester of pregnancy, and fetuses are not viable at 20 weeks.    

Read more clip_image002By Robin Marty | RH Reality Check …Posted on Wednesday, May 16, 2012 @ 12:44 PM

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