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And a special Saturday night.

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Yes. ACLU is filing lawsuits. Send them some dollars.

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And of course IRS tax-exempt status at the same time.

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I love you both.

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So...what happens to a Wisconsin pregnant lady if she goes across state lines to a state that doesn't ultrasound bullshit?

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In 1972, it was 39 deaths following illegal abortions. (Plus 24 from legal abortions.)<br /><br />Sent from my iPad

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I got 39 from <a href="http:\/\/www.abort73.com\/abortion_facts\/us_abortion_statistics\/" target="_blank">here</a>. It's an anti-abortion site, but they cite CDC. In 1972 the (estimated?) number of abortions was 500,000. The rate of fatalities was about one in 10,000.

After Roe v Wade, the number of abortions went way up, peaking in 1981 then declining ever since. In 2008 it was 1.2 million. So the fatality rate was about one in 100,000. <a href="http:\/\/www.johnstonsarchive.net\/policy\/abortion\/graphusabrate.html" target="_blank">" rel="nofollow noopener" title="http://www.johnstonsarchive.net/policy/abortion/g...">http://www.johnstonsarchive...

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My original point was that anti-abortion (forced birth) advocates add these \"admitting privileges\" requirements as a backdoor way to shutdown abortion providers. I don't want women to die, but almost everything else in America -- guns, cars, food poisoning, alcohol, cigarettes, stairways, childbirth (childbirth for fuck's sake!) -- kill more women but I don't hear any of these \"pro-lifers\" demanding regulations to save them.<br /><br /><br />The maternal fatality rate from childbirth is 15 per 100K births. The fatality rate from abortion is one per 100K procedures. (The pro-lifers would say it's 100% if you count the fetuses.) By the \"save women's lives\" rationale, they should be banning childbirth.

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He has a hotline to Rick Perry.

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I see what you did there. Nice.

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I was gonna go with<a href="https:\/\/www.youtube.com\/watch\?v=mGj1smf-_vc" target="_blank"> this. </a>

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Just another roadblock - the fucktardlicans will be fine with it, even if they weren't smart enough to anticipate it.

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The clinics should just send the bills to Scott Walker, since he's the asshole who ordered the procedure.

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The Rethugs really are trying to make things better -- for Goldman Sachs, who are standing by, waiting to buy the property just as soon as the home"owner" can be kicked to the curb.

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<i>"Admitting privileges at a hospital in case something goes wrong."</i>

So, is the usual procedure at hospitals <u>not</u> to admit a woman if something goes wrong? Because if that's not the case, WTF???

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