Quote of the Day

"What we want is women to be able to make their own choices [...] We want women to make their own choices in healthcare. [...] Women don't need anyone to tell them what to do on health care. We want women to have their own choices, their own money, that way they can make their own choices for the future of their own bodies."—Extreme anti-choice Republican Congresswoman Michele Bachmann on Meet the Press this weekend, arguing against "Obamacare" without a trace of fucking irony.

At Think Progress, Rebecca notes:
Bachmann doesn't believe a women's right to choose applies in all cases, though, promising on the presidential campaign trail that in addition to supporting an abortion ban, she wouldn't allow exceptions for rape or for the woman's health."

On Meet The Press, Bachmann also claimed that "every aspect of women's lives would be better" under likely Republican nominee Mitt Romney than under President Barack Obama. However, Romney has already promised to repeal the gains women make under Obamacare, which prohibits health care providers from charging higher rates to women.

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