Paul Ryan introduced a bill that would allow a rapist to sue his victim to force the woman to give birth to the rapist's child.
As much of the nation focuses on the Steubenville gang rape story, your failed Republican Vice Presidential candidate Paul Ryan (R-WI) was busy protecting rapists’ rights. Buried deep in the latest Fetus Rights Bill (aka, Sanctity of Human Life Act , H.R. 23: To provide that human life shall be deemed to begin with fertilization), wherein fetuses are given more rights than the women carrying them, is a section that will allow a rapist to sue his victim in order to stop her from getting an abortion, specifically if she were trying to get an abortion in a state that allows them while she lives in a state that does not.
MORE THAN 60 new restrictions on access to abortion were passed by 19 states in 2016
One of the most egregious attacks on reproductive freedom came from the vice president-elect, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, who on March 24 signed into law a legislative package that included two particularly controversial provisions: one that would forbid a woman from seeking an abortion based on the presence of a fetal abnormality and a second that would require burial or cremation of aborted fetal tissue. “By enacting this legislation, we take an important step in protecting the unborn,” Pence said in a signing statement. “I sign this legislation with a prayer that God would continue to bless these precious children, mothers and families.”
Federal Abortion Ban
On April 18, 2007, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the first-ever federal law banning abortion procedures and gave politicians the green light to interfere in the private health care decisions of women and families. The federal abortion ban criminalizes abortions in the second trimester of pregnancy that doctors say are often the safest and best way to protect women's health.
Trump's Supreme Court Pick has anti-abortion leanings
Donald Trump's pick for U.S. Supreme Court has never squarely ruled on abortion, but he's left clues.
Neil Gorsuch, a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals, wrote a book called "The Future of Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia," and said, "All human beings are intrinsically valuable and the intentional taking of human life by private persons is always wrong."
Judge Gorsuch also wrote an opinion siding with religious organizations that didn't want to provide contraception under Obamacare, ruling that forcing religious organizations to participate would be "gravely wrong."
Email or call your two US Senators' offices and tell them to reject Gorsuch for the Supreme Court