Tuesday, February 15, 2011

South Dakota, where they want every citizen to be required to own a gun, now would like to use those mandatory guns to kill doctors

South Dakota Moves To Legalize Killing Abortion Providers | Mother Jones

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A law under consideration in South Dakota would expand the definition of 'justifiable homicide' to include killings that are intended to prevent harm to a fetus—a move that could make it legal to kill doctors who perform abortions. The Republican-backed legislation, House Bill 1171, has passed out of committee on a nine-to-three party-line vote, and is expected to face a floor vote in the state's GOP-dominated House of Representatives soon.
I don't even ... words fail. Can we, as a society, worry less about the imaginary danger of Sharia law and maybe focus on the clear and present danger of Tea Party law.
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