“[W]hen the people of Mississippi were given a chance to vote on that initiative, they turned it down. And Mississippi is a conservative state.”
“The fact is, after decades of progress, there’s still those who want to turn back the clock.”
“When you read about some of these laws, you want to check the calendar, you want to make sure you’re still living in 2013.”
“When it comes to a woman’s health, no politician should decide what’s best for you.”
“When politicians try to turn Planned Parenthood into a punching bag… When they talk about cutting off funding, let’s be clear, they’re talking about telling many of those women, you’re on your own. They’re talking about shutting those women out at a time when they may need it most.”
“No matter how great the challenge, no matter how fierce the opposition, if there’s one thing the past few years have shown, it’s that Planned Parenthood is not going anywhere.”
There has been a concerted effort recently by conservatives doing what they can to chisel away at or completely ban legal abortion as the War on Women and their reproductive rights continues to take precedence over mundane matters like, you know, jobs.
The other day I posted about KS Gov. Brownback signing a pro-forced birth, personhood law, and even scrawling “JESUS + Mary” on his bill notes.
Today President Obama became the first sitting U.S. president to address the women’s health organization Planned Parenthood.
Here is the entire speech: