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Anti-Abortion Bachmann Says Women Need To Make Their Own Decisions About Their Bodies

Posted by on Apr. 15, 2012 at 10:19 PM
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Anti-Abortion Bachmann Says Women Need To Make Their Own Decisions About Their Bodies

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) argued that women should be allowed to make choices over their own bodies, while blasting Obamacare on Meet The Press. Without noting the irony of the GOP war on women targeting Planned Parenthood, abortion services, and contraception coverage, Bachmann said women need to be allowed control over their own bodies:

BACHMANN: What we want is women to be able to make their own choices [...] We want women to make their own choices in healthcare. You see that’s the lie that happens under Obamacare. The President of the United States effectively becomes a health care dictator. Women don’t need anyone to tell them what to do on health care. We want women to have their own choices, their own money, that way they can make their own choices for the future of their own bodies.

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Bachmann doesn’t believe a women’s right to choose applies in all cases, though, promising on the presidential campaign trail that in addition to supporting an abortion ban, she wouldn’t allow exceptions for rape or for the woman’s health.

On Meet The Press, Bachmann also claimed that “every aspect of women’s lives would be better” under likely Republican nominee Mitt Romney than under President Barack Obama. However, Romney has already promised to repeal the gains women make under Obamacare, which prohibits health care providers from charging higher rates to women.

by on Apr. 15, 2012 at 10:19 PM
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tm88rn
by on Apr. 15, 2012 at 10:24 PM
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I can't stand this woman. Abortion is something that needs to be an individual choice. Unless you've been there or are there, you can't even come close to knowing what it is like to be pregnant when you don't want to. And unless you are the one affected by the choice (by that I mean the woman herself) you have no place in the decision.
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Momniscient
by on Apr. 15, 2012 at 11:30 PM

This just tells me that the talking heads and politicos truly do believe that their constituents are less than brilliant sheep.

joey125
by Silver Member on Apr. 15, 2012 at 11:42 PM

She is contradicting herself, where is the Affordable Health Care law limiting a woman's choice, The GOP is the party making the restrictions on woman's health care and reproductive lives.   

jaxTheMomm
by Gold Member on Apr. 16, 2012 at 8:32 AM

This woman makes no sense.

matreshka
by Gold Member on Apr. 16, 2012 at 9:16 AM
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She needs to focus on paying back her campaign donors after she used campaign funds for personal expenses like rent.

matreshka
by Gold Member on Apr. 16, 2012 at 9:17 AM
Quoting jaxTheMomm:

This woman makes no sense.

I agree :)

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