Paul Ryan's Stance on Abortion Is Scarier Than His Resemblance to Eddie Munster (VIDEO)

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paul ryanI like my reproductive rights. No, I LOVE them. I lerve them. I luff them. I hope I'll never have to exercise the full extent of them --  but I like knowing that they're there just in case. And you know what? I AM worried about what would happen to those rights under a Romney/Ryan presidency.

Last night moderator Martha Raddatz asked Paul Ryan point-blank: "I want to go back to the abortion question here. If the Romney-Ryan ticket is elected, should those who believe that abortion should remain legal be worried?" Ryan's answer: Some malarkey about unelected judges making decisions. I'll translate, though. YES, we should be worried.

If you care about your reproductive rights, but think that these mushy social issues should take a back seat to economic issues, you need to reconsider. Because Paul Ryan is serious about this. Look at his record and the legislation he's supported. Paul Ryan wants to roll back reproductive rights. He said last night, "the policy of the Romney administration will be to oppose abortion except in the case of rape, incest, and the life of the mother." Can he get any clearer about that? And are you okay with that policy?

There's nothing ambiguous about this, ladies. A vote for Romney/Ryan is a vote against your reproductive rights. I don't see how anyone pro-choice can possibly be okay with this. Why would you vote against your own uterus?

Paul Ryan tried to pin this on more than his religious faith. "It's also because of reason and science." More malarkey! Just because he can name an embryo "Bean" doesn't mean there's consensus within the scientific community that life begins at conception. There isn't. 

He says he "respects" people who disagree with him -- but if he really did respect us he'd get out of our way. Passing legislation that takes my freedom of choice away is disrespectful.

Biden's answer took a completely different tone. As an individual he follows the Catholic's teachings about when life begins. But he's very clear about not imposing his religious beliefs on the rest of us, and I respect his beliefs all the more because of that.

But I refuse to impose it on equally devout Christians and Muslims and Jews, and I just refuse to impose that on others, unlike my friend here, the—the congressman. I — I do not believe that we have a right to tell other people that — women they can’t control their body. It’s a decision between them and their doctor. In my view and the Supreme Court, I’m not going to interfere with that.

Thank you, Mr. Vice President! I don't want you or any politician interfering with a decision that should stay between me and my doctor. We now know the Romney/Ryan policy on reproductive rights -- and that policy scares me. We need to pay attention to that.

Are reproductive rights an important issue for you this election season? 


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Flori... Floridamom96

Yep, caring for and seeking protect the most vulnerable and innocent lives is totally reprehensible!

LoveM... LoveMyViolet

I thought Joe gave his best line of the night with his comment on abortion. 

fave82 fave82

I more than agree with the Ryan.

Katy Khan

I hate when men talk about a woman's reproductive rights. It's none of their business. A woman "should" talk with the father before abortion but usually an abortion happens because there is no "father" around.

If someone doesn't like abortion, then they can choose to never have one. I for one will always fight for my fellow woman's right to make her own choice. Anti abortion people think it's "murder", and I DONT , plain and simple.

2nino... 2ninos4me

thats how it should be , if noone wants to get pregnant than masturbate or dont have sex at all until you are BIG enough to act like a RESOONSIBLE person .

is so damn ironic how these pro choice women want their "opinions respected " yet they dont respect that human being growing inside them ...can we all say HYPOCRITES ? "


Erin Kull

So when abortion is illegal, will we start opening orphanages? If so...will they be privatized, state or federally run? You all want to protect the unborn baby but when it's here, you stick up your nose and walk away...oh you wonderful Christians. The churches should be forced to run the orphanages....let the Pope spend his fortune running them.


Is this post for real? Eddie Munster?? Maybe you should dress in your clown costume and join Biden making the rounds today! 

Not believing in abortion does NOT make you scary. Just because people don't agree with you doesn't make you right and it doesn't make them scary. What's scary is people like you who think you can tell everyone else what to do and if they don't agree, you name call. Very mature.



Katy Khan

I second that erin.  and 2ninos I can have all the sex I want, you have no right to tell me I can't have sex becuase I might get pregant. That's ridiculous. Abortion is not murder, mind your OWN business.

OKgirl OKgirl

Rowe v Wade is not going to be overturned. This is just a ruse to deter everyone from looking at the economy. Wake up, ladies!

Katy Khan

okgirl. I know, we all know, but they pass laws to make it more difficult for women to find clinics and obtain abortions. That is my concern. Women and girls should always have easy access to the procedure.

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