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Nick Anderson

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  1. Hawthorne

    Hawthorne said, about 2 years ago

    Uh huh. In a nutshell.

  2. wmconelly

    wmconelly said, about 2 years ago

    Shouldn’t his shirt front read “Right Wing Politics?”

  3. Becca

    Becca said, about 2 years ago

    @wmconelly

    Considering the failure to prevent infractions of our rights or the restoral of those rights, I’d say all sides are culpable.

  4. Bdawgfl

    Bdawgfl said, about 2 years ago

    @wmconelly

    Do you really think that the “right” wakes up every day and thinks “how can we really screw over women’s reproductive rights?” Try reading “Rules for Radicals” and you will see that politicising an issue that is really not what the issue is about is a means of dividing your enemy.

  5. Respectful Troll

    Respectful Troll said, about 2 years ago

    While both parties use this topic as a way to scare their bases into taking actions, the Republicans are definitely riding this issue the hardest.
    For liberals to forget that the reason Republicans use this issue the way they do shows a lack of compassion and understanding for our neighbors. There are many good, compassionate people who are active in their communities and do wonderful things for the poor and disenfranchised. They go on mission trips to other nations and in addition to their religious activities, they also build homes, provide clean water, and teach farming techniques.
    These are GOOD people who believe in their SOULS that life begins at conception.
    There are even Republican senators and congressmen who believe life begins at conception. However, it is my own opinion that most elected conservatives use the issue to gain/retain power as it is a great motivator for the religious right.
    The topic of women’s rights/abortion is painful for me. I pray pro-life, but I vote pro-choice. As part of rendering unto Caesar what is Caesar’s, and in the spirit of separation of Church and State, it is important that we keep a balance between what the society can do for its people who are born into it, and what we want to do for everyone who could be born into it. As we currently find ourselves unable to properly provide healthcare, educations, and nutrition to infants, children, teens, adults, and the aged, it seems unwise to force women who do not want to become parents to use scarce resources to feed, dress, and house another life.
    I wish our legislators would focus on jobs, education, healthcare, immigration, and the resolution of our military adventures overseas. I wish they would realize the need to create a system to pipe water away from flood areas and into drought areas. However,
    The job of the elected has become to stay elected and talking about jobs doesn’t help the Republicans as much as talking about abortion. The repair of the healthcare plan is less important than punishing women who are guilty of the crime of refusing to bear children they can’t afford.
    The only way to “end abortion” is to make it a crime for men to impregnate a woman unless he is prepared to be the father of any children born. No viagra for unmarried men. Jail time for men and women, and teenage boys and girls who fornicate – a form of reckless endangerment where sex is the crime.
    The religious right might find this a good option. But under the Constitution, and frankly, due to human nature, making sex a crime like it was a few decades ago would be unacceptable to a free people, some of whom do NOT believe in God.
    If the religious want to be respected and left to worship as they please, they have to respect the right of the non religious to live as they see fit as long as it only involves other consenting ADULTS. Pray for people, don’t prey on them.
    Respectfully,
    C.

  6. rossevrymn

    rossevrymn said, about 2 years ago

    How bout just plain, real, morals?

  7. Jase99

    Jase99 GoComics PRO Member said, about 2 years ago

    “Adoption.”

    Teaching responsible use of and making available birth control.

  8. Nancy

    Nancy GoComics PRO Member said, about 2 years ago

    As far as I’m concerned, politics and the government have no business telling a woman what she should do. It is her body!
    Yes, there is a need for condoms, birth control pills and other medication, but it is up to me to get them from my doctor (as long as this government will let him. :-(
    I loved the doctors who came to our house when I was a wee one. Don’t remember having any insurance, my parents paid him. We weren’t poor or wealthy… maybe considered upper middle class.

  9. Darsan54

    Darsan54 said, about 2 years ago

    Totally agree with sentiment and this is one of the most disturbing – yet effective – images I have ever seen in a political cartoon.

  10. Darsan54

    Darsan54 said, about 2 years ago

    @Nancy

    That had to be a very, very, very long time ago. That’s not really possible today.

  11. echoraven

    echoraven said, about 2 years ago

    @Respectful Troll

    Like you not a fan myself, but what I believe the issue the right ignores is that if you truly believe it’s really a baby in there then when it’s killed it’s soul is in heaven because it is free from sin.
    .
    I would never advocate for a woman to HAVE an abortion, but I passionately do not want them in the hands of butchers in back alleys risking their lives to end an “oopsie”.
    .
    What the left ignores is that abortion is ugly. Gruesomely ugly.

  12. Bruce4671

    Bruce4671 said, about 2 years ago

    Reproductive “rights”? WTF?

    Who is it that says you can not reproduce? China?

    What you are clamoring for is the right to terminate pregnancy rather than be “punished with a baby” (words directly out of Obama’s mouth). PLUS you don’t want to have to pay for it.

    In other words you want to be absolved of all responsibility resulting from your poorly thought out and executed actions.

    Oh I understand that there are circumstances where terminating a pregnancy is the medically correct thing to do (in both physical and mental medical terms). And, the law says that you can do that.

    By their works will you know them.

    You will reap what you sow.

  13. midaswelby

    midaswelby said, about 2 years ago

    Many times in the past, Republicans controlled the House, the Senate, and the Presidency, and had a majority of Republican appointed Supreme Court Justices as well. With all three branches of government leaning to the right, they never came close to reversing Rowe v. Wade. It makes all of this hyperbole a little comical when viewed in that light, doesn’t it?

  14. PianoGuy24

    PianoGuy24 GoComics PRO Member said, about 2 years ago

    @Respectful Troll
    I want to differ on a point you made. You said you pray pro-life and vote pro-choice because you said render inter Caesar what is Ceasar’s because of separation of Church and State. That would imply that state owns women’s rights. The Ceasar statement refers to material things owned by State. However God made mankind in His own Image. Therefore, God wouldn’t want His image destroyed by abortion.

  15. Fourcrows

    Fourcrows said, about 2 years ago

    @PianoGuy24

    “However God made mankind in His own Image. Therefore, God wouldn’t want His image destroyed by abortion.”
    I actually like how you phrased this. Very nice.
    However, by extension God would not want his image destroyed by war, violence, drugs, poverty, starvation, or execution either. Let’s solve those problems first. A growing, unchecked population will continue to exacerbate those other issues.

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