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CNN Slams Pro-Lifers: “They Want Women to Have No Control Over Their Own Bodies”
Life News ^ | Matt Hadro

Posted on 01/23/2014 7:52:25 PM PST by Morgana

On the 41st anniversary of Roe v. Wade, CNN’s senior legal analyst smeared the entire pro-life movement in saying on Wednesday’s AC360 Later, “They want women to have no control over their own bodies.”

Jeff Toobin was referring to the Texas case where a hospital, claiming that it is following state law, has kept a brain-dead woman on life support against the family’s wishes in order to bring her unborn child to term. Toobin went on a rant against the law: [Video below the break. Audio here.]

“This is the logical extension of what the anti-abortion woman – movement wants. They want women to have no control over their own bodies. They want the Texas legislature to decide whether this woman has to carry this baby to term, even though she’s dead. It is a repulsive abrogation of women’s autonomy. This is an anti-woman law.” Toobin added later that Texas, as a “low-tax state, low-service state,” won’t care for the child:

“Can I also just raise one other point here is that this child clearly now, if it’s born, will suffer from horrendous financial – medical condition, which the Texas state has no interest in taking care of, because Texas is a low-tax state, low-service state. All they care about is forcing women to deliver babies that they don’t want, but they have no interest in taking care of those children once they are actually born. And I think that’s a relevant factor in this debate.”

Toobin wouldn’t give any evidence to back up his claim. Meanwhile, attorney Mark Geragos also chimed in that Texas is a “low-legislative IQ state.” Such is the liberal elitism that calls AC360 Later its home.

Below is a partial transcript of the segment:

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AC360 LATER

1/22/14

[10:08 p.m. EST]

JEFFREY TOOBIN, CNN senior legal analyst: This is a political issue. This is the logical extension of what the anti-abortion woman – movement wants. They want women to have no control over their own bodies. They want the Texas legislature to decide whether this woman has to carry this baby to term, even though she’s dead. It is a repulsive abrogation of women’s autonomy. This is an anti-woman law.

(Crosstalk)

NAVARRO: I don’t agree with that. And the reason I don’t agree with that is because I lived in Florida through the Terri Schiavo case. And that became a very political case, with politicians, even on the federal level, weighing in and taking action. Correct me if I’m wrong, but I have not seen any political involvement as this case moves –

(Crosstalk)

GERAGOS: The law is totally politically driven. The law was designed — this is nothing but a Trojan horse for the abortion –

(Crosstalk)

HOSTIN: We don’t know that, Mark.

TOOBIN: Of course we know that, Sunny.

GERAGOS: We do know that! The very example Ana just gave was the abortion example, and that’s the only one that you jumped in to agree with.

(Crosstalk)

NAVARRO: If I was pregnant with a baby that I thought might be able to survive and I was in this condition, I probably would want the baby to be able to survive.

(Crosstalk)

HOSTIN: I think 99 percent of women would want the baby.

(…)

TOOBIN: Can I also just raise one other point here is that this child clearly now, if it’s born, will suffer from horrendous financial – medical condition, which the Texas state has no interest in taking care of, because Texas is a low-tax state, low-service state. All they care about is forcing women to deliver babies that they don’t want, but they have no interest in taking care of those children once they are actually born. And I think that’s a relevant factor in this debate.

GERAGOS: That’s because they’re also a low-legislative IQ state.


TOPICS: Society
KEYWORDS: abortion; cnn; prolife; waronwomen

1 posted on 01/23/2014 7:52:25 PM PST by Morgana
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To: Morgana

By this logic - all drug laws are wrong, all prostitution laws are wrong and all nudity laws are wrong...


2 posted on 01/23/2014 7:55:07 PM PST by 2banana (My common ground with terrorists - they want to die for islam and we want to kill them)
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What CNN is really saying: A woman’s liberty is defined by the right to kill.


3 posted on 01/23/2014 7:55:48 PM PST by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: Morgana

But they have control to not go to bars, or go bar hopping, partying.


4 posted on 01/23/2014 7:57:58 PM PST by American Constitutionalist
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To: Morgana

DCNN is a low IQ network.

Pray America is Waking


5 posted on 01/23/2014 7:57:59 PM PST by bray (http://www.braylog.com/id47.html)
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To: Morgana

Abortion lovers just love murdering innocent children, yet they were the first to cry on TV about how we need gun control over Newtown..tell me abortion lovers, what is the difference between what Lanza did and what Planned Parenthood does every single day, the age?


6 posted on 01/23/2014 7:58:08 PM PST by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Morgana

A fetus is not a woman’s body. To claim that is to be anti-science.


7 posted on 01/23/2014 7:58:16 PM PST by DManA
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To: Morgana

No we want women to control their bodies and recognize having children is best done in a normal family. We don’t want women to suffer the anguish of aborting a child. Its a belief in God specifically Jesus that speaks in our hearts, liberals and obamma are ants to our souls and when they are the focus of our lives dreams, they are destructive. Please women fulfill yourselves with morality and Gods love to live a better life.


8 posted on 01/23/2014 8:03:11 PM PST by aces (Jesus Saves not Society)
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To: Morgana

Actually Obamacare will remove freedom anyone has over their own body, once the State is in charge.


9 posted on 01/23/2014 8:03:30 PM PST by Huskrrrr
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To: Morgana

But they don’t want anyone to have control over anything else, especially the government.


10 posted on 01/23/2014 8:03:33 PM PST by Luke21
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To: Morgana

I can’t wait until the male contraceptive pill is released.

Then women won’t need birth control or abortions anymore.


11 posted on 01/23/2014 8:06:42 PM PST by struggle
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To: Morgana

I do not know if this woman is actually dead (like Jahi McMath), or if she is severely brain damaged with no hope of recovery.

However, I know that in her situation, I would want my child to survive even if I couldn’t. Mothers instinctively want their children to live.

Pro-aborts are so fanatic about killing off children that I think they miss the fact that children are the way to guarantee one’s personal future beyond the time one has on this earth. Or maybe that’s why they love abortion so much... because they are filled with such self-loathing that they hate the thought of their genes surviving beyond themselves, and believe that everyone feels the same self-hate that they do.


12 posted on 01/23/2014 8:21:52 PM PST by exDemMom (Current visual of the hole the US continues to dig itself into: http://www.usdebtclock.org/)
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To: Sarah Barracuda
Abortion lovers just love murdering innocent children.

I believe you are right. My personal opinion is, they wish ALL babies would get aborted. I remember Rush said abortion is the sacrament in the religion of radical feminism. If this is true, I am sure each feminist has different thoughts, but maybe they have hatred for men, and feel good when they kill male babies, being as the baby comes through sexual contact with a hated male. They do, however, kill off female babies too. It does seem to me, that radical feminists almost foam at the mouth, in their unholy enthusiasm for killing babies. It is beyond me.

13 posted on 01/23/2014 8:27:07 PM PST by Mark17 (Chicago Blackhawks: Stanley Cup champions 2010, 2013. Vietnam Veteran, 70-71)
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To: Morgana

If they had control over their own bodies, they wouldn’t be getting pregnant in the first place when they didn’t want to.


14 posted on 01/23/2014 8:32:23 PM PST by Seeing More Clearly Now
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To: Morgana

It’s not THEIR bodies I’m worried about. It’s that tiny body inside of them that they want to murder for the sake of “choice”.


15 posted on 01/23/2014 8:34:10 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (ObamaCare. The "global warming" of healthcare plans.)
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To: Seeing More Clearly Now

Democrats don’t want anyone to have control over their own lives.


16 posted on 01/23/2014 8:35:39 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: Morgana

They had control of the initial situation. Their actions lead to another person being created. They do not have the right to destroy another person’s body.


17 posted on 01/23/2014 8:41:06 PM PST by Politicalkiddo (Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it. -M. Twain)
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To: Morgana

If CNN says something, and there are no viewers there to hear it, did they really make a sound?


18 posted on 01/23/2014 8:42:01 PM PST by lurk
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To: Morgana
What's ironic is that in the act of abortion, the woman has the least control of her body. She lies on her back motionless while another person, usually a man,performs the actual procedure
19 posted on 01/23/2014 8:46:00 PM PST by ac-rep
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To: Morgana
CNN Slams Pro-Lifers: “They Want Women to Have No Control Over Their Own Bodies”...sure they do, starting with the simple ability to keep their knees together.....
20 posted on 01/23/2014 8:49:10 PM PST by Intolerant in NJ
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To: Morgana; All
Thank you for referencing that article Morgana.

I find the timing of that article about CNN and abortion a little suspicious. This is because I just saw another CNN-related thread in FR.

Stunning: Nobody is Watching CNN

Both CNN-related articles make me question if CNN is creating controversy concerning abortion to try to boost its ratings.

21 posted on 01/23/2014 8:49:20 PM PST by Amendment10
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To: Morgana

If ye cain’t kill yer own offspring ye jest ain’t free!


22 posted on 01/23/2014 9:29:47 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: Mark17

Abortion lover want ALL babies aborted..I remember a time when people used to say “I dont care if I have a boy or a girl, as long as they are healthy” now you hear about people selectively aborting their babies based on their sex..when you hear about “Reproductive health” coming from the left, all that means is they want the right to kill their children..they view murdering babies as being “Patriotic” its sickening..I dont know how anyone can look at an ultra sound of their little baby and instead of wanting to see him/her brought into this world they want to kill them off


23 posted on 01/23/2014 9:41:13 PM PST by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Morgana

They want women to have no control over their own bodies.”

If you do not have an intelligent arguement then fall back on this crap........


24 posted on 01/23/2014 9:47:03 PM PST by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I go to sign up for the American Revolution 2014 and the Crusades 2014?)
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To: Seeing More Clearly Now

Exactly. They already made their choice now live with the outcome.


25 posted on 01/23/2014 11:41:20 PM PST by bjorn14 (Woe to those who call good evil and evil good. Isaiah 5:20)
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To: Morgana

Except in the case of forcible rape, women have total control over their own participation in the activity that causes that inconvenient pregnancy. And even in the case of rape, why should an innocent party be killed because of the misbehavior of another?


26 posted on 01/23/2014 11:58:43 PM PST by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed & water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: Morgana

Women do not OWN the baby inside them. It is a totally separate person. Women can do what they want with their own bodies, as long as that doesn’t result in the MURDER of an innocent, completely separate human being.

The baby is NOT part of their body!


27 posted on 01/24/2014 3:50:18 AM PST by faucetman ( Just the facts, ma'am, Just the facts)
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To: Morgana

CNN has no problems with the 55 million dead babies.


28 posted on 01/24/2014 5:40:18 AM PST by chiefqc
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