Dueling Quotes of the Day

"We're not going to stand by and watch while reproductive rights are threatened and women's health is jeopardized again in this country. We are not going back in history."—Democratic Senator Patty Murray of Washington, on the House Republicans' legislative attacks on choice.

"This legislation is really about whether the role of America's government is to continue to fund a practice that takes the lives of over one million little Americans every year."—Republican Representative Trent Franks of Arizona, who also chairs the Judiciary Subcommittee overseeing the legislation.

This? Right here? Is why our president needs to stop talking nonsense about "finding common ground" on abortion.

[Both quotes taken from this NPR report.]

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