Archive for ‘Reproductive Rights’

December 30, 2011

Rick Perry‘s Hypocrisy: Dangerous to Women

Texas Governor Rick Perry doesn’t mind executing 234 prisoners — including the possibility of putting an innocent man to death — but woe to the woman who seeks an abortion.Blue Nude, c.1902 by Pablo Picasso

Perry’s willingness to sacrifice the lives of women in his pursuit of the White House was made amply clear this week when he announced he’d changed his mind about exceptions like rape, incest and the life of the mother to abortion. Always a staunch opponent of women’s reproductive rights, he announced he’d been “transformed” by an anti-abortion movie narrated by Mike Huckabee.

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