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Laura Bush Supports Gay Marriage, Abortion
abcnews.com ^ | May 12, 2010 | RUSSELL GOLDMAN

Posted on 05/12/2010 6:47:05 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY

Former first lady Laura Bush has broken with her husband on the premier social issues of his administration and said she backs gay marriage and abortion.

After more than eight years of silence on the controversial issues, Mrs. Bush said in an interview with CNN's Larry KingTuesday, that gay marriage and abortion were points of contention with her husband, former President George W. Bush.

Mrs. Bush in recent weeks has been promoting her memoir "Spoken from the Heart," in which she writes about her life both before and after becoming first lady.

In response to a question about gay marriage, she said, "There are a lot of people who have trouble coming to terms with that because they see marriage as traditionally between a man and a woman. But I also know that, you know, when couples are committed to each other and love each other, that they ought to have, I think, the same sort of rights that everyone has."

Mrs. Bush said she and the ex-president "disagree" on legalizing same-sex marriage.

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To: genetic homophobe
Soon it will come out that one of her daughters had an abortion, and the other one’s a lesbo. Understandably, she would disagree with her morally superior husband out of love for her daughters

Well we wouldn't want to punish her further with a baby, or God forbid, force the morality of the Republican Platform (her husband pledged to uphold) on her. Anyone have a bucket I could hurl in?
151 posted on 05/12/2010 9:27:05 PM PDT by mstar
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To: Keen-Minded

Yep, she wants to sell that book, well she won’t sell it to me.


152 posted on 05/12/2010 9:27:53 PM PDT by TomasUSMC ( FIGHT LIKE WW2, FINISH LIKE WW2. FIGHT LIKE NAM, FINISH LIKE NAM)
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To: little jeremiah

I haven’t been on the Sodomy threads in years except to ZOT some pro-perversion trolls now and then. This one just pi**ed me off.

Good to see you my old FRiend.


153 posted on 05/12/2010 9:28:50 PM PDT by Clint N. Suhks (Show me your papers, and still the oil flowed! Palin/Cheney 2012)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Laura W. Bush has grown wealthy off the largesse of Republican voters, and now she admits she was never one of them. They should at least NOT buy her little book.


154 posted on 05/12/2010 9:28:52 PM PDT by Theodore R.
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To: TomasUSMC

Yep, she wants to sell that book, well she won’t sell it to me.

Me neither, Jarhead!


155 posted on 05/12/2010 9:29:16 PM PDT by BnBlFlag (Deo Vindice/Semper Fidelis "Ya gotta saddle up your boys; Ya gotta draw a hard line")
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To: OregonTide

Maybe Marvin is the one who should have run for office!


156 posted on 05/12/2010 9:29:26 PM PDT by Theodore R.
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To: blackpacific

I think you’re right. I believe he would have on his own.


157 posted on 05/12/2010 9:29:55 PM PDT by presently no screen name ( Repeal ZeroCare!)
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To: Southnsoul
Well I intend on writing a letter to her. We've been betrayed by a seemingly ‘normal’ & ‘caring’ facade and it's reprehensible imo.
158 posted on 05/12/2010 9:31:13 PM PDT by Outlaw Woman (Control the American people? Herding cats would be easier.)
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To: wagglebee

Homosexual agenda in our backyard ping!


159 posted on 05/12/2010 9:31:27 PM PDT by Clint N. Suhks (Show me your papers, and still the oil flowed! Palin/Cheney 2012)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

This doesn’t surprise me at all. Her husband turned out to be quite liberal so why shouldn’t she?


160 posted on 05/12/2010 9:31:44 PM PDT by South40 ("Islam has a long tradition of tolerance." ~Hussein Obama, June 4, 2009, Cairo, Egypt)
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To: little jeremiah

I was thinking of doing the same thing starting today, also - and I did the exact opposite.

I wish you success!


161 posted on 05/12/2010 9:32:02 PM PDT by presently no screen name ( Repeal ZeroCare!)
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To: mstar

Remember when GWB was once asked if he would veto an unconstitutional bill, and he asked, “How would I know if it were unconstitutional?”

Well, dear Laura would almost surely not know if a duaghter had an abortion. Some things are just not told these days.


162 posted on 05/12/2010 9:32:25 PM PDT by Theodore R.
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To: Clint N. Suhks

Hey, Clint, that wasn’t very nice.

My point is that she is about as ‘can be thrown in our faces’ as Meeghan McCain and her mother. The Bush’s are gone. Onward and forward.

The only thing that hacks me is that her opinions were kept from the original voters for her husband. Christian conservatives. I don’t recall this ever being brought up. I don’t know if it would have influenced the Christian vote another way, but it might have.

Anyway, they’re gone. They’re out. We’ve got Obama and how we’re going to defeat him to worry about. THAT is my point. If you wish to let this frighten you, so be it. It’s history for me.


163 posted on 05/12/2010 9:32:30 PM PDT by ReneeLynn (Socialism is SO yesterday. Fascism, it*s the new black. Mmm Mmm Mmm.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

When Bush 43 became president, I distinctly remember a news piece that talked about both Laura and Barbara (her mother-in-law) being pro-choice. I remember talking to my husband about it years ago. The only revelation that is new to me is her opinion on gay marriage. Her opinion on abortion has been in the news before.


164 posted on 05/12/2010 9:32:49 PM PDT by Pan_Yans Wife (Utopia is being foisted on Americans for their own good.-- J. Robert Smith)
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To: my_pointy_head_is_sharp

I’m flattered...ty


165 posted on 05/12/2010 9:32:57 PM PDT by Outlaw Woman (Control the American people? Herding cats would be easier.)
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To: presently no screen name

Just a hint I learned from an old wise man...

“If they are pointing a finger at you, they have three pointing at themselves!

Hope that makes sense.


166 posted on 05/12/2010 9:33:18 PM PDT by Randy Larsen ( BTW, If I offend you! Please let me know, I may want to offend you again!(FR #1690))
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To: Clint N. Suhks; wagglebee

Always good to see you!

I help wagglebee with the Homosexual Agenda and Moral Absolutes ping lists. My vacation starts tomorrow!!!

I don’t have a TV and never listen to radio so if I’m not on FR I don’t know what’s going on in the world and I think that’s what I need for a couple of weeks.

:-)


167 posted on 05/12/2010 9:33:35 PM PDT by little jeremiah (http://lifewurx.com - Good herb formulas made by a friend)
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To: mylife

No one. She wrote a book and told all. Can’t say she’s a fake and that she hid it, when no one asked. I’m wondering, is writing a book some sort of therapy for some?


168 posted on 05/12/2010 9:34:19 PM PDT by presently no screen name ( Repeal ZeroCare!)
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To: ReneeLynn

But, see, the reason we have Obama is GWB!!!!


169 posted on 05/12/2010 9:34:23 PM PDT by Theodore R.
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To: presently no screen name

I was better than usual today.

But for real starting tomorrow (except I will check freepmail. And it’s not as though I have nothing to do...maybe I’ll even clean my house.


170 posted on 05/12/2010 9:34:29 PM PDT by little jeremiah (http://lifewurx.com - Good herb formulas made by a friend)
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To: Outlaw Woman; mylife

Sorry, should have pinged you on my post 163.


171 posted on 05/12/2010 9:35:38 PM PDT by ReneeLynn (Socialism is SO yesterday. Fascism, it*s the new black. Mmm Mmm Mmm.)
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To: Pan_Yans Wife

Laura and Barbara have a conflict of interest: Both have already been born. I truly believe that no Bush is pro-life, but many have mouthed the expression to fool the meek.


172 posted on 05/12/2010 9:36:06 PM PDT by Theodore R.
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To: Theodore R.

Oh, no! It’s Bushes fault! We have Obama because he’s black. Well, half. That’s why we have Obama.


173 posted on 05/12/2010 9:36:47 PM PDT by ReneeLynn (Socialism is SO yesterday. Fascism, it*s the new black. Mmm Mmm Mmm.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
I suspect that she was probably also behind the amnesty push. The Bush women do like lots of servants to walk their scotty dogs and pick up their poop so they don't have to.

I remember a time that housewives were defensive of hiring help--it was anti-Democratic to pay someone to clean up after you. Long time ago.

There's a reason that GW spoke better Spanish than English. Nannies, yardmen, maids, cooks...remember how Bar used to boast that she didn't cook, even with all those children?

We've got the immigration problem in large part because the wives of elite Republicans are too lazy to take care of their own houses and families.

174 posted on 05/12/2010 9:38:20 PM PDT by Mamzelle (Cameras, cameras--never forget to bring your cameras)
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To: mylife
what a disappointment this is...
On May 19th. I had planned to go to her book signing in Atlanta, GA. at B/N... scrap that.

as the mother of an adopted son and a daughter three years later by birth, never will or would I accept abortion. life is a Gift....p>

as for the Gay /lib. life style I find it totally sick and evil...

I will respect her for her role as First Lady for eight years and how gracious she was...but I will not be wasting my few dollars to purchase her book, nor will I bother to read it from the Library...
My message to Laura Bush...you have disappointed many of your loyal followers...so sad...

175 posted on 05/12/2010 9:38:24 PM PDT by haircutter
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To: mstar
You know mstar, watching history unfold in my lifetime, I'm thoroughly convinced that President Reagan was truly divinely appointed. I believe we have one among us currently that has that same divine appointment and if it be His will...they will be President of the United States. God is not going to permit this depravity & evil to continue unabated...although I do believe that we are being punished for our part in being apathetic. Chronicles 7:14
176 posted on 05/12/2010 9:40:16 PM PDT by Outlaw Woman (Control the American people? Herding cats would be easier.)
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To: Pan_Yans Wife

I remember the same - about her being pro-abortion. Don’t know where or when. I do remember questioning it - thinking it might be spin.


177 posted on 05/12/2010 9:40:39 PM PDT by presently no screen name ( Repeal ZeroCare!)
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To: Theodore R.
Remember when GWB was once asked if he would veto an unconstitutional bill, and he asked, “How would I know if it were unconstitutional?” Well, dear Laura would almost surely not know if a duaghter had an abortion. Some things are just not told these days.

I think deep down we all knew what this family was. W was all that was given to us by the "party". I had hoped his path to Christianity was real. I still do, but even so, I don't think he ever had the backbone to stand up to his family and apparently to his wife, otherwise she would be keeping her mouth shut at this critical time. I pray to God we will have a chance to vote for a true conservative this round. It is way over due and everyone is fed up with political games.
178 posted on 05/12/2010 9:42:46 PM PDT by mstar
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To: presently no screen name

I should have added...

I heard her speak in the news piece. She said that she thought abortion should be available, but rare.

This was not spin.


179 posted on 05/12/2010 9:42:49 PM PDT by Pan_Yans Wife (Utopia is being foisted on Americans for their own good.-- J. Robert Smith)
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To: ReneeLynn

Sorry then, please forgive me. It looked like you were supporting her, my mistake. I spent my first 6 years on FR debating the Sodomite agenda with a lot of research on the medical/psychiatry side. I have no patience for that or abortion. I’m tired from all that jumping to conclusions, thanks for having a level head.


180 posted on 05/12/2010 9:43:33 PM PDT by Clint N. Suhks (Show me your papers, and still the oil flowed! Palin/Cheney 2012)
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To: little jeremiah

Good for you. I was, hands down, worse today!


181 posted on 05/12/2010 9:43:47 PM PDT by presently no screen name ( Repeal ZeroCare!)
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To: Pan_Yans Wife

At that time I thought it was spin. And never thought about it again until this article.


182 posted on 05/12/2010 9:46:33 PM PDT by presently no screen name ( Repeal ZeroCare!)
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To: ReneeLynn
Yes indeed they are history, but not the damage that Laura Bush will do with this revelation. As I stated before there will be some young women who will kill their baby; after all someone they admire says it's ok. She has blood on her hands as far as I'm concerned and she does not serve the same God that is in the bible (that would be the God of Abraham, Issac & Jacob) with these stands.
183 posted on 05/12/2010 9:49:47 PM PDT by Outlaw Woman (Control the American people? Herding cats would be easier.)
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To: ReneeLynn

The “F” grade of GWB naturally produces something even worse.


184 posted on 05/12/2010 9:50:51 PM PDT by Theodore R.
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To: Outlaw Woman

Yes, she is revealing that she is not what some conservatives thought she was, but I am unsurprised about this at all. I have little faith in the people chosen in Republican primaries these days.


185 posted on 05/12/2010 9:51:59 PM PDT by Theodore R.
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To: Outlaw Woman

I, too, USED to respect and admire Laura Bush. Not anymore.


186 posted on 05/12/2010 9:52:49 PM PDT by boatbums (God is ready to assume full responsibility for the life wholly yielded to him.)
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To: genetic homophobe

Lol.


187 posted on 05/12/2010 9:53:47 PM PDT by Pelham (without Deporting 20 million illegals, border control is meaningless.)
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To: mstar
keeping her mouth shut at this critical time

I agree. IMO, there was no need to tell the world - who benefits? Unless some people feel the need to spill their guts for therapy reasons. And that is a selfish reason.
188 posted on 05/12/2010 9:54:43 PM PDT by presently no screen name ( Repeal ZeroCare!)
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To: Outlaw Woman
I'm thoroughly convinced that President Reagan was truly divinely appointed. I believe we have one among us currently that has that same divine appointment and if it be His will...they will be President of the United States. God is not going to permit this depravity & evil to continue unabated...although I do believe that we are being punished for our part in being apathetic.

President Reagan was a great man, an example of what someone, even coming out of Hollyweird, could do to make a difference. I have often thought our generation was being punished for their apathy toward the unborn. Kinda figured if they wouldn't heed their silent cries, God would get their attention through their pocketbooks. Sad to say, that might be the case.
189 posted on 05/12/2010 9:54:50 PM PDT by mstar
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Thanks for the info on her stance FOR abortion. Shame on you Laura Bush. Shame.


190 posted on 05/12/2010 9:56:57 PM PDT by cubreporter
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Her husband isn’t much of a conservative, so something like this doesn’t really surprise me.


191 posted on 05/12/2010 9:59:26 PM PDT by Deo volente (God willing, America will survive this Obamination.)
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To: Gay State Conservative

I don’t agree with Mrs. Bush but she was a classy First Lady and she kept her mouth shut for 8 years.


192 posted on 05/12/2010 9:59:51 PM PDT by mimaw
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To: mstar
I had hoped his path to Christianity was real. I still do.

And so do I. But Laura didn't have a conversion - she's Christianity-lite. I think the years in the WH between the media and home wasn't pleasant for him.
193 posted on 05/12/2010 10:01:36 PM PDT by presently no screen name ( Repeal ZeroCare!)
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To: ClarenceThomasfan

Expect Mrs. Bush to be warmly embraced by the women at the View, Rachel Maddow and Elena Kagen.


Oh, they’ll embrace her one minute and stab her in the back the next. They’ll use her and then toss her away.


194 posted on 05/12/2010 10:01:42 PM PDT by unkus
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To: presently no screen name

She’s fake in that she presented herself as being a Conservative. She had the admiration of millions of Conservative women whom she knew admired her. Conservative women considered her to have class and elegance. We thought she was one of us. Now we find out she is really on the other side. I’d say we’ve been duped, for at least 9 years. (I was unaware of her before W’s presidency, but I’m sure many Texans were aware of her.) This is not a *role* we’re playing here - it’s supposed to be real life. You don’t just hide your true opinions on things, garner the admiration of millions, and then say *surprise*, it was all a sham!


195 posted on 05/12/2010 10:02:12 PM PDT by my_pointy_head_is_sharp (Laura Bush is FOR the butchering of babies in the womb. She is pro-abortion.)
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To: Theodore R.
I'm naive I suppose. I should have hardened my heart years ago but always have looked at a person's actions and she never gave any indication that she was anything but a loving, kind woman caring about those that are less fortunate. She reached out to those. Now this comes to light and it shows that inside of her, a monster lurks. That may sound harsh but compared to what she is actually advocating, it's quite mild.

This is dedicated to your new revelation Mrs Bush:


196 posted on 05/12/2010 10:03:54 PM PDT by Outlaw Woman (Control the American people? Herding cats would be easier.)
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To: presently no screen name

I’m turning my computer off now. Doing beading tonight!!

;-)


197 posted on 05/12/2010 10:05:14 PM PDT by little jeremiah (http://lifewurx.com - Good herb formulas made by a friend)
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To: Clint N. Suhks

Nooo, not supporting her. I just think she’s irrelevant now. We’ve got worse fish to fry now.


198 posted on 05/12/2010 10:05:39 PM PDT by ReneeLynn (Socialism is SO yesterday. Fascism, it*s the new black. Mmm Mmm Mmm.)
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To: Outlaw Woman

Wow - really? You think someone who is considering an abortion is going to care what Laura Bush thinks about it?


199 posted on 05/12/2010 10:06:39 PM PDT by porter_knorr (John Adams would be arrested for his thoughts on tyrants today!)
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To: boatbums; All

Same here bb. If anyone is interested and would like to express the displeasure there is a contact email on her site: http://www.laurabushfoundation.org

Now I’m wondering just what that foundation is going to support.


200 posted on 05/12/2010 10:07:54 PM PDT by Outlaw Woman (Control the American people? Herding cats would be easier.)
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