Friday, February 03, 2012


ALL HAIL the Twitterverse and the power of 140 characters to break down attempts to politicize and defund women's health. Bobby Kennedy LIVES — He was the FIRST to describe the power of this as yet unborn social media:
Each time a person stands up for an ideal,
or acts to improve the lot of others...
(S)he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope,
and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring,
those ripples build a current that can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance.

Robert F. Kennedy (1925 - 1968)
Let's be clear; the right wing and the Karen Handels of this world wanted to make this about abortion, but it isn't. Komen was funding women's breast health which is but one aspect of the 97% of women's health services provided by Planned Parenthood that are not abortion services. No one, on any side of the issue, is in favor of abortion. But those of us who support a woman's right to make her reproductive choices oppose male politicians, or anyone, who would turn a woman's legal reproductive choice into a political and ideological issue.

What are the odds Karen Handel survives? I'll say 97 to 1.

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