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Abortion-rights groups target Palin
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Posted on 09/05/2008 11:46:50 AM PDT by pissant

Three major advocates of abortion rights are planning to spend nearly $30 million to defeat John McCain’s run for president, citing his new running mate as the core reason.

NARAL Pro-Choice America, Planned Parenthood and EMILY’s List have Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R) in their crosshairs, calling her a staunch opponent of abortion rights.

“This is the most anti-choice ticket in history of the Republican Party,” said Beth Shipp, the political director of NARAL. “McCain put someone as outside the mainstream as you can on his ticket, which is Sarah Palin,” Shipp added.

Hoping to drive a wedge between the pro-life GOP base and party centrists who favor abortion rights, NARAL Pro-Choice America plans to raise and spend $10 million to communicate to voters in 34 to 35 congressional districts and battleground states. The group is also targeting independents.

Planned Parenthood, another liberal group, plans to spend $10 million on its One Million Strong campaign, an effort to mobilize “pro-choice voters in battleground states,” said spokesman Tait Sye.

And EMILY’s List, a group that backs female Democratic candidates who support abortion, will spend nearly as much as the other groups on its Women Vote! program.

The McCain campaign did not respond to a request for comment.

NARAL sent out an alert to more than 500,000 of its supporters immediately after Sen. McCain (Ariz.) chose Palin as his running mate. The alert highlighted Palin’s opposition to abortion in cases of rape or incest.

The Planned Parenthood campaign began in January and will pick up intensity in the wake of Palin’s selection.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Front Page News; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2008; 2008election; 527groups; abortion; democrats; electionpresident; elections; emilyslist; mccainpalin; moralabsolutes; naral; palin; palinattacks; plannedparenthood; proaborts
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“This is the most anti-choice ticket in history of the Republican Party".

I think every ticket that I can recall was "anti-choice" except the befuddled Ford-Dole ticket. And that was a real winner.

1 posted on 09/05/2008 11:46:50 AM PDT by pissant
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To: pissant

The morons don’t even realize that’s a ringing endorsement of the McCain/Palin ticket.


2 posted on 09/05/2008 11:49:37 AM PDT by ladtx ( "Never miss a good chance to shut up." - - Will Rogers)
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To: pissant

Abortions rights activists...why don’t they call themselves what they really are....BABY KILLERS.


3 posted on 09/05/2008 11:49:45 AM PDT by LottieDah (Democrats and liberals never fail to disappoint.)
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To: pissant
My daughter the HS junior had her first taste of screeching, mindless, hysterical knee-jerk leftism the morning after Palin's acceptance speech.

One of her friends, who up until a month or two ago was fond of saying 'its about f'n time we had a woman in the executive branch', has joined a group called "Intelligent Women Against Palin".

When she tells me these stories I just smile & tell her to get used to it.

4 posted on 09/05/2008 11:51:31 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: pissant

“This is the most anti-choice ticket in history of the Republican Party".

Should read: "This is the most anti-death ticket in history of the Republican Party"

5 posted on 09/05/2008 11:52:26 AM PDT by GloriaJane (http://www.download.com/gloriajane)
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To: pissant

Bring it on, losers


6 posted on 09/05/2008 11:52:39 AM PDT by steve86 (Acerbic by nature, not nurtureĀ™)
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To: pissant

Abortion rights groups = First wives club


7 posted on 09/05/2008 11:55:40 AM PDT by Obadiah (I remember when the climate never changed, then Bush stole the election.)
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To: pissant

Imagine if they spent 30 million to prevent sexually transmitted diseases? Imagine if they spent 30 million teaching boy, not girls, to keep it in their pants? Imagine if they spent 30 million lobbying Hollywood to stop making films that promote teenage sex?


8 posted on 09/05/2008 11:56:09 AM PDT by realcleanguy ("I have not yet begun to fight")
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To: LottieDah

Abortion rights activist — is that similar to a community organizer??? A person who is not responsible to anyone.

These jerks are not elected, they have not been chosen by the community.

They are murderers.


9 posted on 09/05/2008 11:56:12 AM PDT by i_dont_chat (The elephant is dancing for the lady from Alaska)
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To: pissant

Oh good now we can get nurse Jill Stanick(sp?) to come on and tell America about Obama’s votes for infantcide. Keep walking right into it libs.


10 posted on 09/05/2008 11:56:59 AM PDT by chris_bdba
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To: pissant

NARAL should be: National Baby-Murder Rights Action League [NABMAL]. Planned Parenthood should be: Planned Parentless. Pro Choice America should be: Pro Choose to Destroy Your Children America.


11 posted on 09/05/2008 11:58:02 AM PDT by KriegerGeist (Lifetime member of the "Christian-Radical-Right-Wing-Kook-Factor")
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Sickening baby killers. No money these people spend can justify kiling ones own kids.

Horrible ghouls.


12 posted on 09/05/2008 11:59:46 AM PDT by dforest
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To: pissant
Its not about choice when it involves the killing of an unborn child. The abortion movement is not interested in allowing women to keep their children. Just ask Gloria Feldt where they really stand.

"Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find things only evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached." - Manuel II Palelologus

13 posted on 09/05/2008 12:00:15 PM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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As Andrea Mitchel moaned at the GOP convention: "The war has begun".

Social civil war. OK, bring it. I'm ready to face down neolibs and their witless sheeple. Face-to-face, whether relative, neighbor, co-worker, whatever. Let them find us as Palinesque women and Reaganesque men at every turn, in every line, at every event.

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14 posted on 09/05/2008 12:01:05 PM PDT by polymuser (Taxpayers voting for Obama are like chickens voting for Colonel Sanders.)
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To: pissant

Have you ever experienced how much pro-aborts flip out if you call them ‘anti-life’? It’s totally worth it. I highly recommend trying it sometime.


15 posted on 09/05/2008 12:01:09 PM PDT by perfect_rovian_storm (Palin 2008 (oh yeah, and McCain too))
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To: perfect_rovian_storm

I prefer “infanticide supporters”


16 posted on 09/05/2008 12:01:56 PM PDT by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: GloriaJane

One has to wonder, what mental defect in the brain of a liberal causes them to rally behind the murder of babies? Don’t they know that the same women they claim to defend are physicaly and emotionally damaged for the rest of their lives from the knowledge that they have killed their unborn children? Doesn’t the unborn baby get a choice?


17 posted on 09/05/2008 12:01:57 PM PDT by wisconservative
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To: ladtx

They’re running scared. :)

This is the latest from the atheist, P Z Myers’ web site:

http://scienceblogs.com/pharyngula/2008/09/this_is_how_we_will_lose.php

This is how we will lose - PZ Myers

Category: Politics • Weblogs
Posted on: September 4, 2008 8:25 AM, by PZ Myers

Palin scares me, but what worries me more is that we will screw up again and hand the executive office over to another gang of losers, and we can’t afford that anymore. Now look at the open thread http://scienceblogs.com/pharyngula/2008/09/palin_open_thread.php I set up last night, and you’ll see why I’m concerned. What did people do? They got distracted by irrelevancies, such as the opportunity to exercise a little macho sexism, and then that turned into a nasty, full-blown knife fight with everyone snarling at each other. This is exactly what the Republicans want, writ small on this little tiny island of the blogosphere.

That’s not how we’re going to beat back the troglodytes.

Palin is a stalking horse for failed social and economic and military policies. We don’t want to get drawn away from the important message of defeating those bad policies by the temptation of cheap shots at her appearance and sex, especially because those cheap shots make her look like a sympathetic victim and help advance the Republican agenda.

So please, think. Casual sexism plays into the hands of the bad guys on both sides. What frightens me most is that Palin got up and lied and said nothing of substance, and people are so distracted by the fact that she has breasts that the lies were allowed to slide by. This is how the Democrats can self-destruct, once again.

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Posted by: DaveScot | September 4, 2008 5:49 PM http://scienceblogs.com/pharyngula/2008/09/this_is_how_we_will_lose.php

You finally got one right, PZ. This IS how you will lose.

Even totally united behind Gore in 2000 and Kerry in 2004 you couldn’t beat a dumbass draft dodging reborn alcoholic George “Shrub” Bush and his snake-oil sidekick Dick Cheney of all people. That’s pretty pathetic. This round you’ve got an even worse candidate that half of your own party thinks stole the nomination by cheating and dirty politics. Your party is shattered up the middle and you have the worst candidate in all the decades I’ve been paying attention. I knew Jack Kennedy and your nominee, PZ, is no Jack Kennedy.

Now the culture war is still on, the players are all the same on both sides, except this time we have an honest-to-God centrist war hero, even if he is an elitist beltway insider, and a little unheard of cutie, obviously a political savant, who in 30 minutes won the hearts and minds of every heretofore apathetic God fearing blue collar flyover family all across the nation and made them start caring about who wins this election not to mention is stealing a lot of the Hillary voters who wanted nothing more than a woman in the Whitehouse. If McCain wins then Palin, sooner or later, is going to become the first woman president of the United States as by the time she’s up for election to the top spot there won’t be any question of lack of experience. You are basically looking at teh American Margaret Thatcher. Get used to her. She’s going to be in your face for the next 16 years. It’s all over except for the tears and anger from your side that you were f*cked yet again. Write that down.


18 posted on 09/05/2008 12:06:40 PM PDT by Matchett-PI (Cure your electile dysfunction - vote Sarah-cuda! "O is for Obama, Oprah, and Over" ~polymuser)
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To: ladtx
The morons don’t even realize that’s a ringing endorsement of the McCain/Palin ticket.

And what is going to happen...the Pro-Life movement has been waiting for this fight for a loooooong time.....

19 posted on 09/05/2008 12:06:57 PM PDT by frogjerk (MSM: We will not question Obama bin Biden...)
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To: pissant

Rats. Looks like we lost the baby butcher vote.

And I really thought they would come our way too!

/sarc


20 posted on 09/05/2008 12:13:47 PM PDT by Claud
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