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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: Gay State Conservative

She always was liberal-like her husband. They only pander to real conservatives to get their vote.


251 posted on 05/13/2010 12:17:57 AM PDT by Amberdawn
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To: 3boysdad

Laura Bush is just like her mother in law, Barbara Bush, who was just as adamantly Pro-Abortion (”Pro-Choice”)

Barbara kept her mouth shut while Bush 41 was in and Laura did the same while Bush 43 was in office.

Bush 41 was Pro-Abortion until he became Reagan’s VP and President himself.

In 1993 Bush 41 told Larry King he was “Pro-Choice” in a joint appearance with Barbara, then they shut up when their sons entered politics in 1994.


252 posted on 05/13/2010 12:55:53 AM PDT by Nextrush (Slocialist Republicans and Socialist Democrats need to go)
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To: Safrguns
Whatever it took.... Just like the democrats are doing.

That doesn't say anything.

You want him to be like the dems and rant and rave and accuse? We have a classless prez that does that - not something anyone should want.

Besides that was McCain's job - but the little wuss only fights conservatives.
253 posted on 05/13/2010 1:04:35 AM PDT by presently no screen name ( Repeal ZeroCare!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Laura has always been pro-choice. She stated this while GW was governor of Texas.


254 posted on 05/13/2010 1:05:12 AM PDT by publana (Time to go Galt.)
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To: little jeremiah

No. I was referring to you doing something with your time.


255 posted on 05/13/2010 1:11:37 AM PDT by presently no screen name ( Repeal ZeroCare!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

All things Bush are simulated and false.


256 posted on 05/13/2010 1:52:47 AM PDT by Psalm 144 (Let me be clear. The voluntary pantcipation of Cinco de Quatro is mandated in all 57 states.)
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To: Theodore R.

She’s just been overrated for a long time, as have ALL the Bushes. I am sorry I ever voted for any of them.
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

So was I even as I did so. Not doing it again. More duds from the GOP, no vote this time. No Romney. No way.


257 posted on 05/13/2010 1:56:15 AM PDT by Psalm 144 (Let me be clear. The voluntary pantcipation of Cinco de Quatro is mandated in all 57 states.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

So much for the left’s notion that Republican women are all obedient Stepford wives.

That being said, Laura wasn’t elected and wouldn’t have been elected with those positions.

Everyone is entitled to their opinion, she is just wrong.


258 posted on 05/13/2010 2:29:58 AM PDT by Recovering_Democrat
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To: Free ThinkerNY

So what? Shes not running for office.

The media love to divide Republicans.


259 posted on 05/13/2010 3:15:51 AM PDT by Def Conservative (Obama is a joke.)
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To: sabe@q.com
Mrs Bush is allowed to have her own political immoral opinions and write about them.

What does an opinion have to do with running for office? Are you not allowed to have an opinion if you are running for a political office?
260 posted on 05/13/2010 3:18:31 AM PDT by Brown Deer (Pray for Obama. Psalm 109:8)
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To: tioga

Actually, it is precisely because of this drivel that I will buy and read her book. The media are experts at misrepresenting a position and twisting words and opinions. I need to read for myself, in her own words, what she thinks. I do not take the world of “experts” when it comes to reporting the whole truth. What better way to destroy a conservative than to attack, misrepresent and erode support from the base, to strip away supporters by misstatements, innuendos and downright lies? Sarah Palin’s book is an excellent example on getting to know the person, to see beyond the media hype and distortions.


261 posted on 05/13/2010 3:22:00 AM PDT by Hulka
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To: LibLieSlayer

Do you think she said those things, or is it possible the media lefty-nuts are not telling the whole truth?


262 posted on 05/13/2010 3:23:05 AM PDT by Hulka
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To: cricket

Well stated.


263 posted on 05/13/2010 3:26:47 AM PDT by Hulka
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Sarah Palin will sell more books than all three of them combined.     


 
264 posted on 05/13/2010 3:33:46 AM PDT by greedo
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To: Cicero

“Barbara Bush was pro-abortion, too. Very unfortunate, because I like both of those ladies. But they seem to have blind spots on some of these basic moral issues.”

Sadly, relativism has eaten away at large segments of our population. People often buy into ideas promoted by the popular culture without thinking through to the logical outcome.


265 posted on 05/13/2010 3:55:00 AM PDT by SumProVita (Cogito, ergo...Sum Pro Vita. (Modified Decartes))
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To: GeronL
Absolutely not... but she didn’t say the opposite and I knew of all of this before... SHE HAS ALWAYS BEEN PRO ABORTION AND PRO GAY MARRIAGE... AND LAURA IS FOR AMNESTY... and I will never support a Bush again... not even for dog catcher.

LLS

266 posted on 05/13/2010 4:10:57 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer ( WOLVERINES!)
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To: sabe@q.com

We are allowed to point out how ignorant and idiotic those opinions are... never forget that.

LLS


267 posted on 05/13/2010 4:12:42 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer ( WOLVERINES!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

No book buying from this family. You may be a cute old lady, but you’re evil!


268 posted on 05/13/2010 4:16:53 AM PDT by IbJensen ((Ps 109.8): "Let his days be few; and let another take his position.")
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To: Free ThinkerNY
I know a few ‘conservative’ women(on most issues and who vote conservative for the most part) who HATE abortion but have that whole woman's rights thing....something to do with back alley abortions and their rights to determine when its time for them to procreate not someone else.

Most of them abhor late-term abortions and believe in the ban on same....

Not agreeing with them...just presenting what I have heard from them.

269 posted on 05/13/2010 4:18:15 AM PDT by Vaquero (BHO....'The Pretenda from Kenya')
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To: Gay State Conservative
Sounds like she's gone Unitarian/Universalist on us...if she was ever anything else.

No, she's a member of the United Methodist Church. Her beliefs regarding same-sex marriage and abortion are the teachings of the UMC.

270 posted on 05/13/2010 4:20:40 AM PDT by Rum Tum Tugger
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To: firebrand
You don’t become a president by being married to a president, end of story.

Hillary found that out the hard way, heh?

271 posted on 05/13/2010 4:21:40 AM PDT by Just A Nobody ( (Better Dead than RED! NEVER AGAIN...Support our Troops! Beware the ENEMEDIA))
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To: ClarenceThomasfan

If I ever met Laura Bush, I would ask her this question....

“If I could time travel and I met your mother when she was pregnant and carrying you, and abortion was legal at that point in time, would you find it acceptable if I talked your mother into having an abortion?” If Laura told me no, I would say, “Why not?” It’s a woman’s right to choose.

It’s like Ronald Reagan said, “Those people in favor of abortion have already been born.”

So, now we have Laura Bush admitting that she is in favor of gay marriage and abortion. Her husband Jorge made sure that our southern border was wide open and for eight years tolerated and encouraged the Mexican invasion, even after September 11, 2001. Then he pushed for amnesty.

Jesse Jackson was right when he said, “America, stay outta the Bushes!” I’ll never vote for another Bush again, for any office. No wonder we’re stuck with Obama today.


272 posted on 05/13/2010 4:24:53 AM PDT by july4thfreedomfoundation (I'm voting for Sarah Palin because she pisses off the right people.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

won’t be getting the book and yet again another high profile figure who is not with the mainstream of America saying they want homo’s and killing babies

imagine if the media actually spent half of their time looking at their messiah and reporting the facts


273 posted on 05/13/2010 4:26:27 AM PDT by manc (WILL OBAMA EVER GO TO CHURCH ON A SUNDAY OR WILL HE LET THE MEDIA/THE LEFT BE FOOLED FOR EVER)
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To: Hulka

Good, let us know what you find out when you read it.


274 posted on 05/13/2010 4:30:13 AM PDT by tioga
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To: Theodore R.

same here

the Bush family are totally lost from what the majority of this country thinks about and wants.

they sit there in their nice big houses and surround themselves with like minded folk.
Maybe they should think about two men poking each other and then ask themselves is that actually natural or normal go and look at them on their freak parades and making out in a public toilet.
They can look at ultrasounds and see if that is a baby and then watch the abortion and see the baby get ripped from the womb.

course they also wanted amnesty too, as in their mind they would nto be affected by illegals robbing them, killing them or even them waiting in a room with everyone speaking Spanish around them while they look and laugh at you and th eonly world you hear is gringo


275 posted on 05/13/2010 4:31:28 AM PDT by manc (WILL OBAMA EVER GO TO CHURCH ON A SUNDAY OR WILL HE LET THE MEDIA/THE LEFT BE FOOLED FOR EVER)
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To: Just A Nobody

2 words: Harriet Miers.

All the legislation in the world is a teaspoon in the ocean compared to a Supreme Court nomination. And left to his own devices, Bush picked Harriet Miers.

How many couples do you know where they both are practicing Christians, and the husband is pro-life, but the wife is pro-abortion? How in the world did we get four straight presidential candidates in the Republican party who were not only abject failures and complete squishes in terms of domestic policy, but who couldn’t even rally their wives let alone the nation to the prolife cause?

This isn’t like a disagreement over unemployment insurance. This is a disagreement over a profoundly moral issue... and whether the wife feels she has a right to kill their baby!


276 posted on 05/13/2010 4:33:08 AM PDT by dangus
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To: LibLieSlayer

The sad thing is that I truly believe Jim DeMint is right about Jeb Bush. He is far smarter and probably a far more spiritually advanced Christian. But he is pro-illegal and I’ll never take a chance with another Bush.


277 posted on 05/13/2010 4:36:42 AM PDT by dangus
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To: mylife

I am B/S right now with how this idiot in then white house is putting homos in top positions knowing this lays the ground work for their agenda and she now speaks up , even Mccain’s family has shut up since he is running for his life.

The elitist part of the GOP can go to hell I am sick and tired of them being out of touch with mains stream Amaerica.

They have no clue what it’s like to work all hours, sit in a waiting room with loads of illegals , to see them collect their food stamps, to have to stand in line and try to find a teller who speaks English.
etc
etc
etc

it’s high time we got rid of the majority of them and brought in those who know what the real world is all about.

It’s bad enough we have the far left kooky we also have some in our side kooky and out of touch


278 posted on 05/13/2010 4:39:14 AM PDT by manc (WILL OBAMA EVER GO TO CHURCH ON A SUNDAY OR WILL HE LET THE MEDIA/THE LEFT BE FOOLED FOR EVER)
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To: dangus
Amen dangus... I vow with all that I am that never shall a Bush enjoy my support again... and I supported W to the fullest extent money wise and I went to Florida and fought the rats hand to hand. Never again!

LLS

279 posted on 05/13/2010 4:40:53 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer ( WOLVERINES!)
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To: genetic homophobe

add to the fact that half to heir workers are illegal and then we know why the Bush’s are like they are

funny how the far left hates that family but as soon as one says they have no problem with perverts and queers the family is the best thing since sliced bread


280 posted on 05/13/2010 4:41:42 AM PDT by manc (WILL OBAMA EVER GO TO CHURCH ON A SUNDAY OR WILL HE LET THE MEDIA/THE LEFT BE FOOLED FOR EVER)
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To: Clint N. Suhks

I ahve been staying off them for a little while as those threads drive me mad.

it’s bad enough we have perverts running around and hanging out at public bathrooms , dog parks etc but it’s sickening when we have someone who is supposed to be on our side and with the majority of this country say they have no problem because they have a homo friend and they are nice
ARF

maybe one day they will go their friends freak parades and see who they they really and see how disgusting and perverted they are


281 posted on 05/13/2010 4:44:47 AM PDT by manc (WILL OBAMA EVER GO TO CHURCH ON A SUNDAY OR WILL HE LET THE MEDIA/THE LEFT BE FOOLED FOR EVER)
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To: dangus

I agree with you 100%.


282 posted on 05/13/2010 4:51:10 AM PDT by Lorica
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To: dangus
You people disgust me more and more every day. We DO NOT have a Justice Miers. In fact she was only relevent for 24 freaking days! And please, spare me your further clap trap on the issue.
283 posted on 05/13/2010 4:52:28 AM PDT by Just A Nobody ( (Better Dead than RED! NEVER AGAIN...Support our Troops! Beware the ENEMEDIA))
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To: presently no screen name

She is a fake to the extent that all Bushes rode to fame and power on the back of the uninformed Republican voters. These voters are just unable to select good nominees.


284 posted on 05/13/2010 5:19:22 AM PDT by Theodore R.
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To: Just A Nobody

I think what dangus meant is that GWB was just a “grim and bear it” conservative on issues such as life but really was untrue to his own liberal beliefs. Notice how he shunned the Jerry Falwell funeral, as GHWB shunned the death of Lee Atwater in 1991.


285 posted on 05/13/2010 5:22:15 AM PDT by Theodore R.
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To: manc

Maybe they are not out of touch with mainstream American, for such voters keep nominating awful candidates like the Bushes, McPain, Specter, McC, and Orrin G. Hatch.


286 posted on 05/13/2010 5:23:45 AM PDT by Theodore R.
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To: Theodore R.
I think most people are too much into American idol, dances with stars and watch the evening news on their local channels

sadly they're just too thick or ignorant to know what they're voting for.

I've had lots of people say they have voted for someone and when I asked them do you support open borders the homosexual agenda, give freebies to illegals, etc they say no they don't agree with that but then I asked them well you have just voted for that they say , well I never knew that I just vote for the R or the D

287 posted on 05/13/2010 5:29:29 AM PDT by manc (WILL OBAMA EVER GO TO CHURCH ON A SUNDAY OR WILL HE LET THE MEDIA/THE LEFT BE FOOLED FOR EVER)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

What an enormous let down. I used to look up to this woman...now I toss her on the pile of liberal women trash that litters our society.

FULB


288 posted on 05/13/2010 5:38:22 AM PDT by My Favorite Headache (Obama is Dangerclown The Manchild)
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To: my_pointy_head_is_sharp
You accused her opf lying. Please show class and provide a citation to back your accusation...or are you lying yourself?
289 posted on 05/13/2010 5:40:14 AM PDT by Gondring (Paul Revere would have been flamed as a naysayer troll and told to go back to Boston.)
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To: genetic homophobe

LOL!


290 posted on 05/13/2010 5:41:45 AM PDT by Gondring (Paul Revere would have been flamed as a naysayer troll and told to go back to Boston.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Even more offensive is Laura Bush’s decision to wear an “I’m married to Stupid” T-shirt during some of the book signings.

Enough is enough!


291 posted on 05/13/2010 5:42:27 AM PDT by AlanD
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To: genetic homophobe; Free ThinkerNY; stephenjohnbanker; mkjessup; rabscuttle385; dangus; ...
RE :” Lighten up folks. 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.

You are killing me GH with both #143 and #146. Thanks for the laughs. What is amazing is we can all imagine those two being the case after watching the Laura Bush-larry King video clip. That is probably in her next Book.

If you watched the Larry King youtube video you could see Laura projecting the sad emotions saying “I am so pained having to take a side on these issues and get someone mad at me boo-hoo-hoo.. I want everyone to love me and buy my book.”. Has ‘Mr character’ husband GWB ever showed compassionate Laura a picture of an aborted baby?? We know Larry King wouldnt on his liberal show ! That would have been worth a million. Maybe "The View" and Joy Behar shows are next, prime ground for this sort of dribble.

292 posted on 05/13/2010 5:42:47 AM PDT by sickoflibs ( "It's not the taxes, the redistribution is the federal spending=tax delayed")
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To: Free ThinkerNY

That interview killed the book!


293 posted on 05/13/2010 5:44:09 AM PDT by fortheDeclaration (When the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn (Pr.29:2))
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I must say, I’m really disappointed. But really, until you have interaction with someone, you just can’t know them.

*sigh*


294 posted on 05/13/2010 5:45:18 AM PDT by kimmie7 (THE CROSS - Today, Tomorrow and Always!)
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To: genetic homophobe

Yeah ;-)


295 posted on 05/13/2010 5:45:52 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (Support our troops....and vote out the RINOS!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
I've contended for years that Laura was GWB’s greatest weakness. The fact that she's a Methodist is a clear indication that she's very liberal. The fact that he became a Methodist after marrying her shows what kind of influence she had over him.

This is hardly a revelation. She alluded to being pro abort several times over the years. And all pro-aborts are pro gay marriage. The two causes go hand-in-hand.

296 posted on 05/13/2010 5:47:10 AM PDT by WhistlingPastTheGraveyard (Some men just want to watch the world burn.)
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To: genetic homophobe; sickoflibs; mkjessup; DoughtyOne

Dubya broke on of Murphy’s Lawa....

” Never sleep with anyone crazier than yourself “


297 posted on 05/13/2010 5:53:21 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (Support our troops....and vote out the RINOS!)
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To: stephenjohnbanker

Lawa? ...6: AM...need coffee.


298 posted on 05/13/2010 5:54:13 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (Support our troops....and vote out the RINOS!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

If true, Laura Bush is lost.


299 posted on 05/13/2010 5:57:32 AM PDT by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain and proud of it. Those who truly support our troops pray for their victory!)
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To: dangus

Nice commentary and I agree 100%.

I used to laugh at the guy who wore a placard in times square that read: The end is coming soon. I now think he was right.


300 posted on 05/13/2010 6:03:58 AM PDT by Mouton
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