New York, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Vermont, New Hampshire and Iowa, plus the District of Columbia.
Same sex marriage :)
Picture Challenge 1.A picture of yourself with 10 facts 2.A picture of you and the person you have been closest with the longest 3.A picture of the cast from your favorite show 4.A picture of your favorite night 5.A picture of your favorite memory 6.A picture of a person you’d love to trade places with for a day 7.A picture of your most treasured item 8.A picture that makes you laugh 9.A picture of the person who has gotten you through the most 10.A picture of the person you do the most ****** up things with 11.A picture of something you hate 12.A picture of something you love 13.A picture of your favorite band or artist 14.A picture of someone you could never imagine your life without 15.A picture of something you want to do before you die 16.A picture of someone who inspires you 17.A picture of something that has made a huge impact on your life recently 18.A picture of your biggest insecurity 19.A picture and a letter 20.A picture of somewhere you’d love to travel 21.A picture of something you wish you could forget 22.A picture of something you wish you were better at 23.A picture of your favorite book 24.A picture of something you wish you could change 25.A picture of your favorite day 26.A picture of something that means a lot to you 27.A picture of yourself and a family member 28.A picture of something you’re afraid of 29.A picture that can always make you smile 30.A picture of someone you miss
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. Pro-life… pro-life… These people aren’t pro-life, they’re killing doctors! What kind of pro-life is that? What, they’ll do anything they can to save a fetus but if it grows up to be a doctor they just might have to kill it?
They’re not pro-life. You know what they are? They’re anti-woman. Simple as it gets, anti-woman. They don’t like them. They don’t like women. They believe a woman’s primary role is to function as a brood mare for the state.” —
George Carlin in Back in Town on abortion
As much as I love George Carlin, and as much as I otherwise love this quotation, I actually take some issue with the “They’re all in favor of the unborn. They will do anything for the unborn.”
Look at the most recent budget wars. Cutting funding to Planned Parenthood, which provides some prenatal care and counseling. Cutting WIC food programs, which service pregnant women in addition to infants and children. Refusing to advocate for national health insurance that would include prenatal care. Creating a xenophobic, anti-immigrant atmosphere that keeps undocumented pregnant women away from the hospitals where they might otherwise seek urgently-needed services. Their policies reinforce economic and social circumstances that deprive poor pregnant women of the health care and environment that contribute to healthy, low-complication pregnancies and healthy babies.
Conclusion: They don’t give a single fuck about the fetus, except insofar as the fetus is the tool they can use to control the woman.