Tuesday, February 28, 2012

2012

It's only February, and so far we've already seen an all-male panel discussing women's reproductive care, bills requiring ultrasounds before women are allowed a legal medical procedure, and here in Idaho doctors and pharmacists have already been given the right to not perform any medical procedure--necessary or not--if it conflicts with his or her religious beliefs.  It is not surprising that male religious extremists are limiting women's rights--it's more to be expected.  Property rights, divorce rights, voting rights--all of those were withheld from women by nice white Christian males.  That is no surprise.  The surprise is that there are still women who are voting for the extremists.  That I do not understand.  I don't care what religion they are:  a woman voting Republican in this day and age is like a chicken voting for Colonel Sanders................

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