Just a heads up that January 22, the anniversary of Roe vs Wade, there will be a Blog for Choice going on again.
It’s that time of year again! (You know, when I bug you to blog about choice issues, duh.)
On January 22nd - the 34th anniversary of Roe v. Wade – NARAL is asking pro-choice bloggers to raise the profile of reproductive rights issues in the blogosphere and the media, and to let everyone know that a woman's right to choose is nonnegotiable.
So blog for choice on January 22nd, and this year's topic is a simple one: tell us, and your readers, why you're pro-choice.
You can sign up for Blog for Choice Day here and download a Blog for Choice Day sidebar graphic (to let your readers know that you're participating) here.
When you sign up to Blog for Choice, NARAL will send you a reminder, and link to your post on BushvChoice. (You can also tag your posts with "Blog for Choice" to show you're joining in.)
And of course, if you're not a blog or a website, please encourage (translation: bug) your favorite sites to take part in Blog for Choice Day!
I think its as good a time as any to get the ball rolling, considering some of the bills that are being debated in the State Houses. Let me bring you up to speed on a few of the more vile ones. South Dakota is at it again, asking for a re-trial regarding the constitutionality of their anti-choice law. Texas (big effing shock, I know) is copying SD's lead by pre-emptively putting a law into effect, should Roe v Wade every be overturned that would ONLY allow abortions in the case of immediate and fatal health risks to the mother. No exception for rape, incest or general health. But SD and Tx are mild compared to what the women hating asshates in Georgia have on their minds. Death... for the aborting incubator, oh excuse me - would be mother- and the doctor who performed the abortion. Yep, kill em all and let the imaginary sky-daddy sort it all out. I will link directly to this bill, just so you can see how much bullshit they made up, including a statement that reads as follows:
A fetus is a person for all purposes under the laws of this state from the moment of conception;
They further go on to state that abortion causes breast cancer, divorce, mental disease, smoking and suicide, and other unsavory things. Yep, bunch of brainiacs in Georgia, they might even beat out Louisiana and Alabama in the Darwin awards this time round.