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14 Vicious Republican Assaults on America. GOP Want Females Banned from Public View. (# 3 and 4)

Updated on September 12, 2013

Women's Rights - do they deserve to make their own decisions? Congress thinks not.

Republican Assaults on America (# 3 and 4)

Women's rights must be taken away!! Justifiable homicide!! Are these the new trends in America? Are planned parenthood, contraception and abortion to be banned in our NEW society? Should morality be mandated by our government?


# 3 and 4, of my list of 14 vicious attacks on America by the Republican Party.


#3 Women's Rights under siege:

The Top 10 shocking attacks on women by the New Republican Party (The New Reich Wing Party). (NOT a misspelling).

  • 1. Republicans not only want to reduce women's access to abortion care, they are actually trying to redefine rape. After a major backlash, they promised to stop. But they have not stopped.
  • 2. A state legislator in Georgia wants to change the legal term of victims of rape, stalking and domestic violence to "accuser." !! But victims of other less gendered crimes, like burglary, would remain "victims."
  • 3. In South Dakota, Republicans proposed a bill that could make it legal to murder a doctor who provides abortion care {THIS IS NO JOKE, FOLKS}
  • 4. Republicans want to cut nearly a billion dollars of food and other aid to low-income pregnant women, mothers, babies and kids.
  • 5. In congress, Republicans have proposed a bill that would let hospitals allow a woman to die rather than perform an abortion necessary to save her life.
  • 6. Maryland Republicans ended all county money for low-income kids' preschool program. Why? No need, they said. Women should really be home with the kids, not out working. !!
  • 7. And at the federal level, Republicans want to cut that same program, Head Start, by $1 billion. That means over 200,000 kids could lose their spots in preschool.
  • 8. two-thirds of the elderly poor are women, and Republicans are taking aim at them too. A spending bill would cut funding for employment services, meals, and housing for senior citizens.
  • 9. Congress voted February 18, 2011 on a Republican amendment to cut all federal funding from Planned Parenthood health centers, one of the most trusted providers of basic health care and family planning in our country.
  • 10. And, if that wasn't enough, Republicans are pushing to eliminate all funds for the only federal family planning program (for humans). But Republican Dan Burton has a bill to provide contraception for wild horses. (You just can't make this stuff up)

House Republicans were able to pass an amendment by Rep. Mike Pence that would eliminate all federal funding to Planned Parenthood clinics. The amendment further reduced support for women's health care in a spending resolution that, if passed, would also eliminate all title X family planning funds. Title X clinics provide everything from annual exams and cancer screenings to contraceptive services and treatment of sexually transmitted infections.


#4 South Dakota

The Republicans introduced legislature called the "justifiable homicide" bill which would make the murder of reproductive health care providers legally defensible on the grounds that the act could have been considered "defense" of a fetus.

Thank God, the So. Dakota legislature roundly defeated this bill. The motivation behind introducing this bill, referred to as the "justifiable homicide" bill, was meant to pave the way for another attack on choice that the Right hopes will appear "reasonable" in comparison.

A New South Dakota bill, this one widely expected to pass, would require a woman seeking an abortion to first visit a religious "crisis pregnancy center" for counselling and to prove that her decision was not made under coercion. The So. Dakota legislature has twice tried to pass a statewide ban on abortion, but citizens overwhelmingly voted down the ban by ballot initiative in 2006 and 2008. "They seem to be taking an end run around that", said State Senator Angie Buhl, a leader in the fight to protect reproductive freedom in South Dakota. "They recognize that people don't want a ban, so they are trying to seek a de facto ban by making it essentially impossible to access abortion services".

So, much for the separation of church and state. The bigots in this country seem to be in the minority, but they are relentless in their vicious pursuits to mandate morality for everyone.

To be continued.....

by: d.william 03/13/11

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    • Harvey Stelman profile image

      Harvey Stelman 6 years ago from Illinois

      D, Parts 1 & 2 have been deleted, I wonder why? H

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      d.william 6 years ago from Somewhere in the south

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      Thanks for your comments. I just checked them and they are not deleted. Still published. Thanks anyway.

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      GNelson 6 years ago from Florida

      They are against abortion and against feeding and caring for unwanted babies. They really are the party of "no".

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      Howard Schneider 6 years ago from Parsippany, New Jersey

      The Republican party is totally paid for by corporate America and they follow its low tax and deregulation issues. They also know they get a lot of intensity from the Fundamentalist Christians so they pander to their know it all doctrines. The result is the GOP is a tremendously intolerant party that serves very few. Still they win elections. Sometimes I question the American people's good sense. I also question the Democrats ability to fashion a coherent campaign. Great Hub.

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      Harvey Stelman 6 years ago from Illinois

      All, Dem's are owned by Unions, Soros, Communists, etc. All they want is your money, higher taxes. I usually vote Republican, and am pro abortion. It works both ways. But fiscally the Dem's are killing us. H

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      d.william 6 years ago from Somewhere in the south

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      Thanks for reading and you comments. Although i do agree with you that currently we are in quite a dilemna, this hub is about the unusual assaults on the middle class by the GOP, or rather by those extreme right factions of the GOP.

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      Harvey Stelman 6 years ago from Illinois

      D, Then why nothing of the far left, and how they are destroying society. H

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      d.william 6 years ago from Somewhere in the south

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      Thank you both for reading and your comments. The International Commission for Labor Rights has just notified the Wisconsin legislature that their actions are illegal. I only hope they (wisc. legislators) will not make this a drawn our court battle at the tax payers' expense.

      I do believe that the majority of the GOP, although undoubtedly radical in their views of democracy and unfounded religious beliefs, are not in total agreement with the extreme radicals that are commiting these blatant assaults on the american people.

      At least i hope they are not.

      As i have stated many times, i do not believe we will ever have an honest election in this country, as long there is no way to verify the voting counts. Our future (as well as the recent past) election results are (and will be) based on which side has the best and fastest computer hackers. And this is no joke.

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      d.william 6 years ago from Somewhere in the south

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      Thanks for your additional comments. As i state above, this article is not to contrast the two parties, it is only to verbalize the current assaults on the american middle and working classes.

      It is quite obvious how our society is being destroyed piece by piece, and although the democratic party is far from perfect, and fall far short of protecting the american public, the current climate of assault is coming strictly from the right.

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      Harvey Stelman 6 years ago from Illinois

      D, "I do believe that the majority of the GOP, although undoubtedly radical in their views of democracy and unfounded religious beliefs, are not in total agreement with the extreme radicals that are commiting these blatant assaults on the american people."

      That sounds like leftist propaganda. Is the Tea Prty not peaeful, and clean when demonstrating. Was the Wisconsin fiasco peaceful, and clean? Answer question 1, YES. Question 2, No. Which side creates violence? H

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      d.william 6 years ago from Somewhere in the south

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      I am sorry you find the need to defend your party over such trivial matters. But i need to tell you at this time, that i am a registered republican, although not too proud to state that fact at this point in time.

      Leftist propaganda? That is a rather odd assertion to make.

      Although i also have no need to defend either party at this time, your questions and self answering are incorrect. The Tea Party is neither knowledgable or peaceful in its rhetoric. I have little use for its presence in an already tumultuous government. So your answers are backwards. The protests in Wisconsin were peaceful, until the provocative actions of the radical GOP members forced it upon them. Liberals on the whole are peaceful and law abiding citizens.

      I am afraid you have been misguided in your beliefs, as were the christians, throughout the history of their cult movement. Assuming, of course, that you are that, as well. Most Republican conservatists are, unfortunately.

      You might want to read my 'dissertational' hub called: Questioning Christianity - Are you beliefs valid? But only if you handle the truth.

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 6 years ago from Southern Illinois

      You tell it like it is and i applaud your effort. Thank you.

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      d.william 6 years ago from Somewhere in the south

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      Thanks, always exploring. I appreciate your support. Always a pleasure hearing from you. dw

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      Harvey Stelman 6 years ago from Illinois

      D Thank you for your personal thoughts on me. You think I'm a Christian, how wrong you are. I was a very big liberal Democrat most of my life, you had to be in the Bronx. I watched my Party go further left, and become Progressive. They left me.

      In the mean time the Republican's moved left, they came towards me. I have elected friend's in both Party's.

      Why not tell me more about me?

      The Tea Party never lays a hand on anyone, try St. Louis, Madison and more to see what Union people do. SEIU is a loving organization. H

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      d.william 6 years ago from Somewhere in the south

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      Sorry, i guess i am guilty of stereotyping after all. Most people, who are so anti progress, are staid christians and truly radical conservatists who are afraid of change in their life. (as a combination).

      Say what you will about labor unions, but over my many years of being amongst the working class, i have seen these ugly unions stand up for individual rights against employers who unjustly tried firing people just because they were not of the 'hetro' persuasion, the wrong skin color, female in a male work place, or age, and yes even for having too much experience that led to too much pay and possible retirement (another unwanted drain on the employer profits), as it was more 'profitable' for the establishment to get rid of the older, higher paid employees, and hire rookies at a much lower wage.

      Believe what you will about democrats. I am not here to try to change anyone's ideas or beliefs. I merely speak the truth of things. Although, truth itself is relative at times, one cannot dispute the facts. And these hubs are just a summation of the facts.

      I will be more careful not to fall into the trap of stereotyping, in the future. I find this, and racial profiling extremely distasteful. Which actually should be my #15 on my list of assaults on the american people. Thanks, for the reminder, i will include that too.

      Always happy to have you visit and share your ideas and insights with me. dw

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      Harvey Stelman 6 years ago from Illinois

      D, You don't want to fall into a trap, but you stereo-typed again. Should I say, you saw something happen, that MUST happen everywhere.

      In my company my door was alwas open to all. If anyone got fired for one of the reasons you gave, the "former employee" could sit down with me. I would listen to the story. Then I would listen to the person that did the firing. Never listen to only one side. I wanted proof of why this happened from both, then I made a decision. At times I would fire, or retrain the person that the firing. Most of the time the evidence was in favor of a firing. I always slept well. H

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      d.william 6 years ago from Somewhere in the south

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      No, not entirely so. I was the union rep and these were not isolated incidents. I was also a manager who had the capacity to hire and fire. When i did fire people it was with just cause. The other practice that i found distasteful, was hiring different people for the same job, same background, same experience for different pay. It was at the discretion of the person hiring. With collective bargaining, this practice did not occur. Women were getting the same pay as their male counterparts. Without unions, women inevitably get less pay than their male counterparts. Also, most employers want no unions and say the will give raises based on merit. I have found that that does not work either. If you suck up, you get a raise. Everyone knew that. If the supervisor did not like you for any reason you were excluded from raises, bonuses, or even holidays off with pay. If employers wanted you out of there without laying off or the hassle of fighting a firing, they would simply make you life so miserable that you would quit just to get away from it. With unions this does not happen. And with unions there was no nepotism. Through out history of labor, unions have been more favorable than not.

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      Dim Flaxenwick 6 years ago from Great Britain

      Being British I am not fully ín tune´with U:S: politics, but your hub, I think could have been written about certain politicians over here too. Power corrupts. Absolutely no doubt about that., but to end with that video was priceless!!!!!! Thank you x

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      d.william 6 years ago from Somewhere in the south

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      Thanks for reading and your comments. I guess it would be safe to say that politicians are politicians wherever they may be in this world.

      The video was just an after thought to lighten my heavy words.

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      Stump Parrish 6 years ago from Don't have a clue, I'm lost.

      They fight comprehensive sex education and the availability of condoms that would reduce abortions they claim to dislike. They fight to save the life of a fetus at every turn. Once the fetus is born, they fight to take every right to a decent life this kid was born with. Half of everything they do does nothing but stand in the way of the other half of what they claim to be trying to accomplish. They have what they want today. This country is so divided it will never agree on anything that will help it. What this accomplishes is allowing these same criminals to remain legally in a place to rob and rape this country. Unity is the one thing the right can not allow to develop.

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      d.william 6 years ago from Somewhere in the south

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      More truth spoken. And your last comment sums it all up. Thanks for your input. Always appreciated. dw

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      Harvey Stelman 6 years ago

      D, Previously I believe you said your father was a shop steward, and you weren't union. That's a little strange!

      My company and many others operated properly, equal pay, equal work oh hell, equal everything. Most workers do not want a union, they steal their money. The union bosses make a lot of money. H

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      Harvey Stelman 6 years ago

      Stump, You have no idea of what you say, I have always been pro-abortion. From the other things you say I can only give you an answer worthy of your words ............. That says it all. H

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      d.william 6 years ago from Somewhere in the south

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      Thank you again for visiting and your comments. I am at a loss, however, as to your comments about my father being a shop steward, and i not being union. Where did that come from? I do not negate the fact that there are actually companies out there that treat their employees with respect and dignity. The higher the employee count and profit rise, the less dignity, respect or compensation is afforded the employee. Bigger is not better. At least in the venue of huge corporations - those are actually the enemies of the state, not the smaller employers.

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      Fay Paxton 6 years ago

      They're entire anti-abortion stand is a bunch of crap to me. Not to mention that the fact that men always lead the argument is annoying beyond words. I wrote a hub called "America's Collective Uterus", because they act as if it belongs to them.

      They are the biggest hypocrites on earth. They are against abortion but have no concern about the fact that the country has 2 million homeless and hungry children. One of the first things they did was slash subsidies to pregnant women and children. Hypocrites!

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      d.william 6 years ago from Somewhere in the south

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      Amen. I look forward to reading your hub called: Collective Uterus. thanks again for visiting.

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      Harvey Stelman 6 years ago from Illinois

      D, I'm sorry, I confsed you with another misguided individual. H

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