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Ohio Dems: GOP waging war against women



Published: Sun, March 4, 2012 @ 1:00 a.m.

COLUMBUS

Democrats in Ohio are blasting Republicans for what they call a war against women.

The Columbus Dispatch reports that the Ohio Democratic Party’s Legacy Dinner on Friday largely focused on reproductive rights.

To the crowd of about 900, former Gov. Ted Strickland said, “Republicans are attacking our women. And we’re not going to put up with it, are we men?”

Among issues discussed was a failed U.S. Senate amendment that would have allowed employers and insurers to opt out of portions of the president’s health-care law they found morally objectionable, including a requirement that insurers cover contraception costs.

The keynote speaker, U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Florida, said it’s the GOP’s choice to refight “culture wars” settled decades ago. But, she says, “they are going to pay for it.”


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1Ytownnative(1035 comments)posted 2 years, 6 months ago

Soooo democrat's think republican's are evil. Thank you captain obvious. Let me know when you cover other exciting stories like dogs do not like cats, water is wet, fire is hot etc.....

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2Jerry(498 comments)posted 2 years, 6 months ago

Spreading rumors that black men were "after our women" worked for the Democrats after the Civil War. I guess they are resurrecting that strategy now to use it against the GOP.

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3VINDYAK(1799 comments)posted 2 years, 6 months ago

My wife doesn't agree. She is voting Republican as she lost her job in the energy generation industry because of negative rulings by Obama on using coal for generating power.

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4Photoman(1003 comments)posted 2 years, 6 months ago

This appears to be just one more log in the fire of diviseivness that is orchestrated by the current administration. Instead of urging us to come together in a concerted effort to save our nation, we are being herded like sheep into many divided columns.

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5VINDYAK(1799 comments)posted 2 years, 6 months ago

This is only the beginning. As we get closer and closer to election day, we will see many more issues popping up to divide us even further. The more divided we become by election day, the better off the current administration is in getting re-elected.

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6Silence_Dogood(1341 comments)posted 2 years, 6 months ago

And by extension is can be said that the
DEMOCRATS ARE WAGING WAR AGAINST RELIGION.

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7doubled(210 comments)posted 2 years, 6 months ago

Spider says..."Jerry is definitely right about the way in which Democrats are demonizing faith-based institutions."

Really, Spider??? Because the blunt amendment did not involve only faith based institutions...it applied to ALL employers ...so if they morally objected to yuor medical treatment- they could refuse to cover it for you....maybe you should read up on exactly what these bagger reps are trying to pass off as law before you conclude they're trying to defend "religious freedom".

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8Lostworld(7 comments)posted 2 years, 6 months ago

If there were ever anyone attacking women, it is Democrats. Obama and his party have been doing everything they can to destroy this economy. That means that men and women are out of jobs, thereby making life much more difficult for women.
I have a letter from Sherrod Brown saying that he intends to continue to support Obama's policies. Think about that.

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