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Friday, July 1, 2022

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They’re ‘Pro-Life’ But Don’t Care About Babies

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In the long era of anti-abortion demagoguery, “babies” have been the enduring symbol of Republican caring. They want to defend the rights of babies as persons even before they are born. Or, as former Rep. Barney Frank quipped, “From their perspective, life begins at conception and ends at birth.” And yet congressional Republicans proved beyond […]
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Joe Conason
Joe Conason
Joe Conason is an American journalist, author and liberal political commentator. He writes a column for Salon.com and has written a number of books, including Big Lies, which addresses what he says are myths spread about liberals by conservatives.