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Texas Lawmaker Calls Wendy Davis A Terrorist For Blocking Anti-Abortion Bill

Posted by on Jun. 27, 2013 at 2:26 PM
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Late last night, a Republican lawmaker compared Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis (D) and the crowd of her supporters to terrorists. Davis gained national attention and admirers overnight for launching an epic 13-hour filibuster that successfully blocked a restrictive abortion bill from becoming law. Once Republicans failed to pass SB 5, an omnibus bill to ban abortion after 20 weeks and shut down most of the state’s abortion clinics, Rep. Bill Zedler (R) tweeted:

In addition to voting for the 20 week abortion ban in the Texas House, Zedler’s record includes requiring women to undergo an ultrasound and report their education history before being able to have an abortion.

Meanwhile, Lt. Gov David Dewhurst described the crowd that cheered Davis on as “an unruly mob, using Occupy Wall Street tactics” that “disrupted the Senate from protecting unborn babies.” For the record, this is what the protests in the capitol building looked like:

by on Jun. 27, 2013 at 2:26 PM
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trippyhippy
by Silver Member on Jun. 27, 2013 at 2:28 PM
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Yet when a republican does the same, they are a patriot.
Dragonmamas
by on Jun. 27, 2013 at 2:29 PM
This literally makes me want to vomit. There is no hope for us.
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erika9009
by Silver Member on Jun. 27, 2013 at 2:49 PM
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He's out of line.  She as a state senator has every right to filibuster something she does not agree with. 

She's not terrorist anymore than Ran Paul is for fillibustering about drones

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nanaofsix531
by Platinum Member on Jun. 27, 2013 at 4:22 PM

There is no way they will be able to work together until both sides stop the name calling.Do they think that gets them anywhere?It don't help the American people at the state or federal level it just makes things worse.

Billiejeens
by Ruby Member on Jun. 27, 2013 at 4:36 PM

 

Not shockingly the story is misleading.

There wasn't just a filibuster like Paul did, there was an "occupy" type mob that caused the vote to be a few minutes late.

 


 

Quoting erika9009:

He's out of line.  She as a state senator has every right to filibuster something she does not agree with. 

She's not terrorist anymore than Ran Paul is for fillibustering about drones


 

Debrowsky
by Silver Member on Jun. 27, 2013 at 4:58 PM
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1,781 innocent lives were ended across the country in the 13 hours that Texas State Senator Wendy Davis spent filibustering a bill that would have stopped abortions for babies past 20 weeks in Texas.

this makes me want to vomit too.

JanuaryBaby06
by on Jun. 27, 2013 at 6:48 PM
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Well, I am pretty happy that they managed to block it, but that was aittle close for comfort.
Billiejeens
by Ruby Member on Jun. 27, 2013 at 7:54 PM
Quoting JanuaryBaby06:

Well, I am pretty happy that they managed to block it, but that was aittle close for comfort.



Why do you hate Democracy?


NWP
by Guerilla Girl on Jun. 27, 2013 at 8:36 PM

Not surprising that you would call the voice of the people a mob.

Quoting Billiejeens:


Not shockingly the story is misleading.

There wasn't just a filibuster like Paul did, there was an "occupy" type mob that caused the vote to be a few minutes late.



 

Quoting erika9009:

He's out of line.  She as a state senator has every right to filibuster something she does not agree with. 

She's not terrorist anymore than Ran Paul is for fillibustering about drones




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NWP
by Guerilla Girl on Jun. 27, 2013 at 8:38 PM

I have to say it was very exciting to see how this played out on social media and and twitter, filling the house with people who want their voices heard by their representatives to actually represent them.

Good for this....More people should be aware and have a voice in what their government tries to pass in the late hours of a session.

Yeah!

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