We Told You So


Prior to state legislators banning or severely restricting access to abortion after the Dobbs decision was handed down, women and their doctors sat before committees in state houses, and in public meetings, and explained what would happen if abortion were banned or restricted.

They spoke about girls being forced to carry a baby to term after rape or incest. They spoke about the dangers of ectopic pregnancies. They spoke about medical conditions that put a mother’s life in danger. They spoke about forcing women to carry a rapist’s baby to term. They spoke about medical conditions that would result in terrible pain to the fetus.

And what they got back was a bunch of utter bullshit. Like this:

And this:

And this:

Remember:  we told them so:

And then I saw this:

Here’s the thing:  I don’t feel haunted. I feel anger. I was furious when I saw that. His arrogance about his own willful ignorance led to this situation. Fork him and his much-too-late buyer’s remorse for his own actions.

He literally was told what could happen:

Sen. Brad Hutto (D-Orangeburg) invited several speakers including doctors, lawyers, and activists.

“Losing the right to an abortion will create More barriers for the disability community. People with disabilities– we deserve the right to access the medical treatment we need,” said Able South Carolina Director of Community Outreach Dori Tempio.

“Denying access to critical healthcare including abortion care, increases the danger the victims in and decreases their ability to seek safety or leave their abusive partner,” said a representative from the South Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault.

A young woman had to suffer because of the sheer arrogance of his sexist willful ignorance. His useless tears mean nothing unless he now begins the process of restoring rights to women. We told you so. And so did Aimee:

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  1. Back in the day (the early 90’s, I believe), my friend attended a protest at here school when GHWB came to visit. She carried a sign that said “Bush stay of out mine”

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