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Hereís why pro-abortion supporters are so fierce (and bullying). Hint: Itís not why you think
Fox News.com ^ | May 20, 2019 | Larry Alex Taunton

Posted on 05/20/2019 10:00:57 AM PDT by Kaslin

Following the 2016 presidential election, liberal elites wasted no time in demonizing those people populating “Red States.” Writing for The Hill, Duane Townsend was among the first to voice an opinion that has become familiar to the point of cliché: “America is held hostage by flyover states.” Townsend offered this thoughtful, measured analysis of this demographic:

“A flyover state is the huge region between the coasts. As opposed to the eastern seaboard, northern post-industrial states and Pacific Ocean states. They’re overwhelmingly Republican, stanchly conservative, regressive right wing, evangelical Christian and working class, well, the loudest, most ill-informed of them are….They either want their country back or they’re tired of being ignored. They regularly blurt the latter as justification for electing right-wing theocrat/closed minds, austerity minded, cultural fascists to office.”

This sort of rhetoric has become commonplace in the interim years, and, just when you thought it was impossible for it to get any worse, it did.

The reason for the uptick in vitriol and bigotry toward this “huge region between the coasts” — can we safely assume Townsend rejects the “fruited plain” thesis? — is the recent wave of abortion laws successively passed by Ohio, Kentucky, Mississippi, Georgia, and, most restrictive of all, Alabama. This led the Boston Globe to announce that “America’s red state legislatures are on an abortion bender.”

Over the weekend, "Saturday Night Live’s" Leslie Jones, in a rant more befitting a girl fight YouTube video than a television show known for clever political satire, attacked the “weird-ass men” who passed these laws. Uncouth and unfunny, she made a crude remark about their supposed lack of testicular fortitude and, in what was meant to be her mic-drop moment, she concluded with this profoundly insightful observation: “women are the same as humans!”

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Editorial
KEYWORDS: abortion; fruitedplain; proaborts; prolife
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1 posted on 05/20/2019 10:00:57 AM PDT by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin

By far...

The bitterest people I know.

Atheist, childless, far left and/or gay.

And they seem to think it is their mission in life to make everyone as miserable as them.


2 posted on 05/20/2019 10:03:33 AM PDT by 2banana (My common ground with islamic terrorists - they want to die for allah and we want to kill them.)
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To: 2banana

And not one of these people were themselves aborted. They should be happy.


3 posted on 05/20/2019 10:05:45 AM PDT by umgud
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To: Kaslin

They fear a legal precedent for exceptions to abortion “rights” that would be upheld in the USSC?


4 posted on 05/20/2019 10:06:29 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (May Jesus Christ be praised.)
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To: Kaslin

“women are the same as humans”

Profound and quotable.


5 posted on 05/20/2019 10:06:54 AM PDT by BuffaloJack (Chivalry is not dead. It is a warriors code and only practiced by warriors.)
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To: Kaslin
<>"... “women are the same as humans!”"<>

Yes, that gal needs to remind us that she is human often and loudly.

6 posted on 05/20/2019 10:06:55 AM PDT by Aevery_Freeman (The Elite: Too stupid to know when to quit stealing!)
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To: Kaslin

Note to progressives/liberals.

What unelected judges in black can “give you” - they can also take away.

For the last 50 years, you have shoved you perversians and socialism down America’s throats, not by laws, but by corrupt judges in a corrupted legal system.

Those days are ending.


7 posted on 05/20/2019 10:07:14 AM PDT by 2banana (My common ground with islamic terrorists - they want to die for allah and we want to kill them.)
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To: BuffaloJack

I think she stole that from AOC


8 posted on 05/20/2019 10:09:58 AM PDT by smvoice (I WILL NOTI'm WEAR THE RIBBON8)
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To: 2banana

These aren’t libertarians either. They want to pry into your life, just in different ways.


9 posted on 05/20/2019 10:14:25 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (May Jesus Christ be praised.)
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To: 2banana

+1


10 posted on 05/20/2019 10:14:55 AM PDT by DarthVader (Not by speeches & majority decisions will the great issues of today be decided but by Blood & Iron)
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To: 2banana

There is such truth in what you have written.

When I see an over-the-top vitriol response to something, my first response is to question whether they are homosexual.


11 posted on 05/20/2019 10:15:02 AM PDT by Obadiah
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To: Kaslin
can we safely assume Townsend rejects the “fruited plain” thesis?

Maybe it isn't fruited in the way Townsend wants.

12 posted on 05/20/2019 10:15:38 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (May Jesus Christ be praised.)
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“Over the weekend, “Saturday Night Live’s” Leslie Jones, in a rant more befitting a girl fight YouTube video than a television show known for clever political satire”

BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA SNL hasn’t been known for anything clever in decades. When you see the punchline 100 miles away, you aren’t being clever.


13 posted on 05/20/2019 10:20:07 AM PDT by HamiltonJay
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To: Kaslin

“America is held hostage by flyover states.”


Actually, that is projection. Thanks to Roe, flyover states are held hostage to the coastal blue cities. Kentucky’s voters will not affect abortion in New York or California.

If roe were overturned it means each state - including both red and blue, could choose for themself how they handled abortion.


14 posted on 05/20/2019 10:22:55 AM PDT by cuban leaf
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To: BuffaloJack

“women are the same as humans”

Profound and quotable.
_________________________

So is:

“Babies are the same as humans.”


15 posted on 05/20/2019 10:24:09 AM PDT by reformedliberal
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To: Kaslin

It was a drive by fruiting, my dear.
16 posted on 05/20/2019 10:28:37 AM PDT by conservative98
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To: Kaslin

Jim Carrey, a man who became famous for speaking out of his butt, continues to speak from his butt.


17 posted on 05/20/2019 10:28:56 AM PDT by Rurudyne (Standup Philosopher)
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To: Kaslin

2016 thread: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3504552/posts


18 posted on 05/20/2019 10:31:38 AM PDT by polymuser (It is terrible to contemplate how few politicians are hanged today. - Chesterton)
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To: reformedliberal

“women are the same as humans”

Actually, she should have said “Women are Human”.

Babies ARE human!

Just cause something is the same as, doesn’t mean it’s
the thing.


19 posted on 05/20/2019 10:35:19 AM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

It wasn’t that long ago that in some circles the one sure fire way to be accused of being a fascist was to suggest that people should maybe have upright sexual morality and maybe keep it in their pant till marriage was the best policy after all.

The Left and too much of the rest of the culture has essentially defined sexual license as the sum total of the pursuit of happiness. It’s why sex and whatever helps there be more sex (like abortion) is just about the only thing the Statists “common sense regulations” must never, ever touch.

Simply, too many people have a notion of Liberty that rises no higher than someone’s crotch.

Toss in empathy for the guilty, the offender, but none for the helpless that cannot be seen on the nightly news and you’ve the modern Left.


20 posted on 05/20/2019 10:37:56 AM PDT by Rurudyne (Standup Philosopher)
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