Saturday, July 27, 2013

The State of Nebraska Tortured This Woman

Danielle Deaver. The lawmakers of Nebraska who voted
for their post-20-week abortion ban should be arrested
for torturing this woman.
This story has really been eating at me since I heard it via Steve Benen. The 20 week abortion ban in Nebraska forced this woman to live through 10 excruciating days, only to give birth to a baby she then had to watch die in agony.
Nebraska’s new abortion law forced Danielle Deaver to live through ten excruciating days, waiting to give birth to a baby that she and her doctors knew would die minutes later, fighting for breath that would not come.
This is torture, plain and simple. The Nebraska lawmakers who passed this ban tortured this woman. They should be arrested, tried, convicted, and put in prison for assault and torture. They should be forced to pay the medical bills, and the funeral costs. They should all be sued for pain and suffering in civil court to boot.

And then they should have to face an electorate that replaces them with reasonable people who understand that such agonizing decisions about life and death are not theirs to make.

But they won't. Because the Teabangelical mother fuckers that make up the majority of voters in Nebraska are perfectly fine with torturing women and forcing them to watch their babies die horrific deaths.

And people wonder why I'm so damn angry at Republicans.

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