Under the Dome

State Democratic Party urges Democrats to descend on legislature on Monday in abortion protest

The state Democratic Party is putting out the word that it wants a big crowd at the Moral Monday protest on Monday to show opposition to the anti-abortion bill making its way through the legislature.

"As I'm sure you know, Republican extremists in the State Senate pushed through anti-choice legislation that, if enacted into law, would put North Carolina on the path toward Texas-styled conservatism,'' writes Robert Dempsey, the Democrat's executive director. "Our rights are under attack at every level in a move that unparalleled in our state government.

Dempsey asked that Democrats assemble at state party headquarters before the rally near the legislature and that they wear pink to show solidarity with women's rights.

A House committee is scheduled to take up a bill enacting new anti-abortion restrictions on Tuesday morning.

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The previous poster lied concerning a quote he attributed to Dr. Martin Luther King concerning an anti-abortion statement. He posted a supposed quote from Dr. King followed by a quote from one of Dr. Kings nieces and combined them to mislead the reader. This is the problem with these anti-abortion extremists such as our Raleigh legislatures. They have no problem using unethical tactics to push their agenda-their desire to deny all women the right to control their own bodies. I can't remember the source but this quote is appropriate, "If men became pregnant abortion would be a sacrament."

The NAACP and abortion

It has always amazed me that a civil rights organization would be marching and demonstrating in favor of abortion.

The following has been attributed to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr:

“The Negro cannot win as long as he is willing to sacrifice the lives of his children for comfort and safety.” How can the “Dream” survive if we murder the children? Every aborted baby is like a slave in the womb of his or her mother. The mother decides his or her fate."

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