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Old 08 April 2008, 11:38 PM
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Soapbox Virginia make abortions mandatory for unmarried women under 20

Comment: I saw this on Facebook as a group, and I do not know if it is
real or not. I can't seem to find anything on it, as there are no
specifics really. But perhaps you guys know where to search.

I've included the group description below:

Last week the state of Virginia passed a law requiring all pregnant
females under the age of 20 that are not married to have an abortion
before the beginning of their second trimester. Many take this as a shock
because of Virginia's previous outspokenness against abortion. When asked
about the sudden change in policy Virginia state senator William McCloy
from Loudon County has this to say "We have finally crossed party lines to
create a truely revolutionary act. Young women having babies deprives them
of college educations contributing to the spiraling deliquency that has
become much of our state." If convicted of the law, which is formally
known as the "Act for the Ensurement of Young Women Advancement", a girl
would face a Class 6 felony charge punishable by a term of imprisonment of
not less than one year nor more than five years, or in the discretion of
the jury or the court trying the case without a jury, confinement in jail
for not more than twelve months and a fine of not more than $2,500, either
or both (Quoted from virginia constitution website). This is an outrageous
law that was slipped though our state legislature by the crazy liberal
democrats that have started to run our state, once a beacon of true moral
values. Please call or e-mail your congressman in order to have this law
repealed before it goes into action on May 1, 2008. This is why Obama and
Hillary and their entire party are crazy. Vote for McCain this fall and
save our children.


EVERYONE MAKE SURE YOU INVITE EVERYONE YOU KNOW!!! NO ONE KNOWS ABOUT THIS
LAW YET, SO LETS GET ON THE NEWS TO SHOW THE WORLD WHAT VIRGINIA IS REALLY
ABOUT!!!!!!

UPDATE: There are apparently people that are doubting the legitimacy of
the "Act for the Ensurement of Young Women Advancement". There is no press
out there about it because the state does not want you finding out about
it until it's too late. Everyone make sure to attend the protest in
Richmond (listed on the right). Do not listen to these doubters. They are
just in league with the same radical-liberals that created the law in the
first place.

PS-The law is actually a clause inside of a much larger spending bill that
most of the state senators did not bother reading. Many did now know what
they had done until it was too late, but could do nothing about it because
they stupidly voted for the law. Only our protest can make this public and
actually do something.
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Old 08 April 2008, 11:39 PM
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Every time I think I've found evidence to suggest people couldn't possibly be any dumber...

wow.
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Old 08 April 2008, 11:43 PM
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There is no press out there about it because the state does not want you finding out about it until it's too late.
Yes, of course. How many hundreds, neigh thousands, of times has a news media outlet refused to cover a shocking story on a controversial subject because the government didn't want them to cover it. So sad.
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Old 09 April 2008, 12:25 AM
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Please call or e-mail your congressman in order to have this law repealed before it goes into action on May 1, 2008.
Man, I feel bad for the various congresspeople of Virginia, or at least their staffers. Even getting a few of these emails would be annoying.

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NO ONE KNOWS ABOUT THIS
LAW YET, SO LETS GET ON THE NEWS TO SHOW THE WORLD WHAT VIRGINIA IS REALLY
ABOUT!!!!!!

UPDATE: There are apparently people that are doubting the legitimacy of
the "Act for the Ensurement of Young Women Advancement". There is no press
out there about it because the state does not want you finding out about
it until it's too late.
To add to what Buckle Up said, not a single pro-life organization has been plastering this news all over? Especially considering how much it feed into their "pro-choicers want to kill all babies ever"? And not a single pro-life organization has sued to stop this law from being enacted? Even though they would most certainly win, considering the laws obvious unconstitutional-ness?
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Old 09 April 2008, 12:28 AM
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Where is the outrage????
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Old 09 April 2008, 12:35 AM
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Where is the outrage????
Wake up, America!
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Old 09 April 2008, 01:26 AM
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This has considerably brightened my otherwise very dull morning. Thankyou, anonymous stupid person!
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Old 09 April 2008, 01:45 AM
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And then you eat them right?

Oh wait, not satire.

Bad Aud.
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Old 09 April 2008, 02:07 AM
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Boldes, if you're going to make up crazy libtard laws, at least try and make sure that they're coming out of crazy libtard states. I mean, Virginia is a heartland state. You say that California's going to make all parents abort fetuses at least 3 times before they are allowed to have a kid, boldes will listen. Virginia? Even a bolde's BS-ometer clicks at some time or other, and when you put in a state that was part of the Confederacy that is not Florida in there, it ticks so long and so loud that they can't pretend it is Jesus talking to them anymore.

I heard Washington state passed a law that makes it illegal to not be gay! If a gay hits on you you have to tell him you don't find him attractive and by law give him specific reasons and you only get to avoid making buttsecks if he can't overcome your objections in a timely manner. VOTE MCCAIN 2008
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Old 09 April 2008, 02:10 AM
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Boldes, if you're going to make up crazy libtard laws, at least try and make sure that they're coming out of crazy libtard states. I mean, Virginia is a heartland state. You say that California's going to make all parents abort fetuses at least 3 times before they are allowed to have a kid, boldes will listen. Virginia? Even a bolde's BS-ometer clicks at some time or other, and when you put in a state that was part of the Confederacy that is not Florida in there, it ticks so long and so loud that they can't pretend it is Jesus talking to them anymore.

I heard Washington state passed a law that makes it illegal to not be gay! If a gay hits on you you have to tell him you don't find him attractive and by law give him specific reasons and you only get to avoid making buttsecks if he can't overcome your objections in a timely manner. VOTE MCCAIN 2008
I'm not sure I quite understand all this, but I'd just like to say that I'm drunk too and it's great! Now I'm off to make myself bum-pregnant and sign up for an enforced enema.
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Old 09 April 2008, 02:15 AM
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Bad Aud.
Don't make me get out the bunnies.
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Old 09 April 2008, 11:45 PM
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Part of me would like to go to that protest just to see people come out and try and convince them that this law doesn't exist. Or at least to see the confused looks on people's faces.

ETA: Here's the group: http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=15495090515

At this point, it's look like there are 7 members, and some of them joined just to comment that it sounds dubious. The creator of the group doesn't seem to be able to provide any sort of cite. Crazy people are crazy.
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Old 10 April 2008, 03:14 AM
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Don't make me get out the bunnies.
What's with all the carrots? What do they need such good eyesight for anyway?
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Old 10 April 2008, 03:27 AM
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There is no press
out there about it because the state does not want you finding out about
it until it's too late.
Yes because we all know how highly effective the government is at controlling the media for such events that they are most embarrassed about like watergate or the whole clinton affair...
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Old 10 April 2008, 03:43 PM
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This Facebook group wouldn't happen to have been started on April 1st, would it?
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Old 10 April 2008, 04:00 PM
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"Ensurement?" "Ensurement of Young Women Advancement????"

What does that even mean?
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Old 10 April 2008, 04:40 PM
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"Ensurement?" "Ensurement of Young Women Advancement????"

What does that even mean?

That someone doesn't own a dictionary?
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Old 10 April 2008, 05:20 PM
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Or a twin pair of working brain cells, apparently.
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Old 10 April 2008, 05:50 PM
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This Facebook group wouldn't happen to have been started on April 1st, would it?
The first comment was on April 2nd, so I would say is most likely was.
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Old 10 April 2008, 05:53 PM
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Although if there ever were such a law, that recent case about the pregnant trasgendered FTM would open a rather interesting loophole...
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