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LINK Atheist lawmaker blocks anti-abortion bill pushed by "religious extremists"

We’re so used to hearing right-wing politicians use religion to justify their awful policy ideas that it can be jarring to hear a progressive lawmaker smacks those ideas down in a barn burner of a speech. Yet that’s what Nebraska Senator Megan Hunt did yesterday in her (ultimately successful) effort to block an anti-abortion bill pushed by her conservative Christian colleagues.

snytiger6 9 Apr 8

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Just more evidence on not only religion but extreme paternalism is fighting to reign supreme and to hell with others especially women. We are descending into the dark ages.


At least of politicians have some sense. I bet she's not a repub.


Every state needs more like her!

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