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Kermit Gosnell

Republicans, choice and pain

Republicans, choice and pain

Two-thirds of American voters support Roe v. Wade. Women overwhelmingly favored Barack Obama over Mitt Romney, the Republican who wanted to de-fund Planned Parenthood and overturn Roe. Public approval of Congress is at or near its lowest level ever recorded, and public overall has an even worse opinion of the GOP than of Democrats. So naturally with all these facts in mind, it was time for the House Republicans to band together to pass legislation that restricts women's right to choose in a manner that is not only patently unconstitutional but has no chance of passage in the Senate whatsoever. And that's not even taking into account the obstacle of a president who has pledged...