Burkas: Because a collar and leash are not degrading enough.
A friend is forever banging on about burkas being the choice of the wearer. I say it’s a choice between wearing a sack or being shunned or punished. This is a choice that men don’t have to make. Doesn’t sound like much of a choice to me.
I believe they shouldn’t have the same rights as me!
It goes against the natural order of things!
And their radical agenda will ruin families, society and America!
Besides, the good book says it’s immoral for them to behave this way!
So, we pass state laws to stop them, but to no avail!
And now the president’s position seems to be evolving!
“1919 Woodrow Wilson now supports women’s right to vote.”
To recap, so far this week we’ve learned that the Christian right believes…
That a woman can get pregnant without having sex
That victims of rape or incest can’t…
I’m as pro-life as a person gets. You’re not going to have a truce.” Paul Ryan
(On why abortion should be banned even in the case of rape, incest or endangering a woman’s health. When asked about jailing women for having an abortion he said. “If it’s illegal, it’s illegal.”
“Rape is kinda like the weather. If it’s inevitable, relax and enjoy it.” Clayton Williams 1990 candidate for Texas governor.
“Concern for rape victims is a red herring because conceptions from rape occur with approximately the same frequency as snowfall in Miami.”
Federal Judge James Holms, a bush appointee
“The facts show that people who are raped – who are truly raped – the juices don’t flow, the body functions don’t work and they don’t get pregnant.”
Republican Rep. Stephen Friend
“I would hope that when a woman goes into a physician with a rape issue, that physician will indeed ask her about perhaps her marriage, was this pregnancy caused by normal relations in a marriage or was it truly caused by a rape?”
Republican Sen. Chuck Winder
“First or all, from what I understand from doctors [pregnancy from rape] is really rare… if it’s a legitimate rape, the female body has ways to try to shut the whole thing down.”
Republic Rep. Todd Akin
Feminism is the radical notion that women are people. Rebecca West.