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Posted on Oct 16, 2008

The term “health of the mother” is but another coded term used by extreme pro-abortionists to mislead the public about their nefarious intentions, as John McCain suggested during Wednesday’s presidential debate. Or, alternately, it could just mean “health of the mother.”

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By ribbie, October 17, 2008 at 1:24 pm Link to this comment

Like Bill O’Really, McCain is denying that pregnancies can present a threat to a mother’s LIFE (not just her health- see ectopic pregnacies, preclampsia, etc.)  So we have one candidate who doesn’t CARE about pregnant women’s lives and a running mate who would make mothers bear children who are the result of incest and/or rape.  How very 19th Century of them.

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By huffybike, October 17, 2008 at 7:48 am Link to this comment
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The only people who care about pregnant women’s health are obviously terrorists:

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By purplewolf, October 16, 2008 at 8:47 pm Link to this comment

Kath: Unfortunately John knows what he said. I just recieved an update from NARAL Pro-Choice America and they have an A/V with the late Tim Russert where he told John that women will end up with back alley abortionists and many will die and John said he knows. He just doesn’t care.

John wants to ban birth control pills/devices and ban all abortions. Sarah is no better. John has voted against women’s health since he began in politics, makes one wonder why he hates women so much.

If these men in politics want to practice medicine and decide they know more than the doctors, perhaps they need to go to medical school and learn medicine instead of claiming it is never medically necessary-they are not doctors they do know know, they just don’t care. Women are expendable to them.

In the past men used to literally breed women to death. They would marry a woman, have numerous children with her, when she died, they would repeat this event over and over. This was common at the end of the 1800’s early 1900’s when medical care was not that good for women. I have known many people who grew up in this type of lifestyle. Many had 2 or more step mothers and grew up in very large families. Let’s hope we never return to that time again. If the repugs continue to take the rights of women away, when will they demote us to the status to property of men?

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By Kwaayesnama, October 16, 2008 at 8:29 pm Link to this comment

John McCain showed where he is coming from when the debate ended.
He wandered around the stage not knowing where to go.
He came across as a confused old man.
I know where I will be going, into the voting booth and voting Obama/Biden.
I have had enough of Bush/McCain - Chaney/Palin.

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By kath cantarella, October 16, 2008 at 6:18 pm Link to this comment
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Apparently, during this part of the debate, McCain’s approval ratings with men went through the roof, and his approval ratings with women dropped through the floor.


McCain appears to have no clue that he is actually saying a woman should be left to die rather than be granted a late-term abortion.

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