Quote of the Day

"I have said from the start that my goal was to see health-care reform pass while maintaining the long-standing principle of the sanctity of life. ... I and other pro-life Democrats are pleased that we were able to hold true to our principles and vote for a bill that is pro-life at every stage of life."—Democratic Representative Bart Stupak, in a piece for the Washington Post titled "Why I wrote the 'Stupak amendment' and voted for health-care reform."

I never cease to be amazed at how the life of a woman who is pregnant and doesn't want to be always fails to be part of pro-life calculations, how her quality of life is missing utterly from these discussions.

What is so goddamn sacred about a life lived in a body of which ownership is denied?

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