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"I have stated time after time that Roe V. Wade was a bad decision, that I support a woman, the rights of the unborn."
-Senator John McCain
It is nearly unbelievable that a republican candidate, who many Americans consider more moderate than George Bush, has consistently proven he is an opponent of the most important womens health issues of our time. (In some legislation he was even MORE conservative than Bush and his crew on Womens Health!) It is the responsibility of women across the country to bring these issues to the forefront of our election, especially since much of the public isn't aware of his blatently discriminating votes against womens equality.
Watch this video:
Planned parenthood does an investigation on the streets of people's knowledge on McCain Vs. Bush votes on Womens Health Legislation:
These are his most shocking votes:
-Voted AGAINST requiring insurance Coverage for Birth Control
Opposed spending $100 million to prevent unintended and teen pregnancies.
2005, McCain voted NO to allocate $100 million to expand access to
preventive health care services that reduce the numbers of unintended
and teen pregnancies and reduce the number of abortions nationwide.
McCain opposed Title X, the nation's family planning program.
1990, McCain voted NO on legislation to extend the Title X federal
family planning program, which provides low-income and uninsured women
and families with health care services ranging from breast and cervical
cancer screening to birth control.
McCain unsure where he stands on government funding for contraception.
"Whether I support government funding for them or not, I don't know," McCain said about contraceptives.
McCain would have signed 2006 South Dakota abortion ban
February 2006, the Hotline reported, "According to a spokesperson,
McCain 'would have signed the legislation, but would also take the
appropriate steps under state law -- in whatever state -- to ensure
that the exceptions of rape, incest or life of the mother were
included.'" As the New York Times' Paul Krugman points out, "That
attempt at qualification makes no sense: the South Dakota law has
produced national shockwaves precisely because it prohibits abortions
even for victims of rape or incest."
McCain touts "pro-life" credentials at conference of FRC Action, the political arm of the Family Research Council.
At a speech at the FRC Action Voter Values Summit in October 2007, Sen. McCain said,
"I have been pro-life my entire public career. I believe I am the only
major candidate in either party who can make that claim."
FEMINISTS, LETS GET ON THIS. BUSH'S CREEPY UNCLE CAN'T PREVAIL.