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Oklahoma Creates an Opportunity for Decent People over Abortion Issue

posted by Gus diZerega

Oklahoma’s ‘small government’ and ‘freedom’ advocates have struck another blow at women through big government and coercion.  The state legislature’s Sauronic majority passed a bill outlawing getting abortion coverage in health insurance policies.  This gives most Pagans and other decent people a wonderful opportunity.


I have made this suggestion elsewhere, and hopefully it will one day be read by a person, woman most likely, who is in a position to do something about it.

NOW or some similar organization with the infrastructure to pull this off should create a national fund, fueled by private donations, to pay for abortions for women who need them and cannot afford them.  The details should make it possible for contributors to put whatever limitations they wish on their donation.  For example, someone should feel free to donate knowing their money will go only to fund rape and incest victims, if that is what they believe.  Others could make more open ended donations.  
This voluntarily maintained fund would bring enormous help to women who need it most.  It would also help pry away those who would deny women the right to make this choice for themselves from the decent majority of the country on this issue.  I would immediately donate, both to help those who need it and poke a stick in the eye of those who cannot mind their own business.


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Marlon Hartshorn

posted May 13, 2010 at 12:00 pm


I certainly would donate as well. Women should always be in control of their bodily function. Isn’t it odd that most of the things we call evil or wrong, always relate back to having control over one’s own body, having freedom to do as they wish without someone else trying to hurt them or force them to do things they don’t want to do. It’s about physical force, and in this case physical force manipulated through legislation and law, and it’s a blasphemy to freedom. Women in Oklahoma, and gays as well because I know of 2 stories recently there about gay beatings, should protest this and vote out the “conservative” legislators who worship their dark entity.



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Viscid

posted May 13, 2010 at 2:56 pm


I’m down. Someone has to do this, and I figure if I say that, I must be open to doing it myself if no one else will. Not volunteering yet, just saying. Keep me updated?



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M.A.

posted May 13, 2010 at 3:08 pm


I’m in. (Always in favor of something I can actually DO…)



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kenneth

posted May 14, 2010 at 12:09 am


I’d throw something in too.



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Low=Key

posted May 16, 2010 at 3:26 am


I’d donate as well.



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