The Secret Life of Republican Moderates?
Mother Jones has an article about Linda Rallo and her band of moderate Republican women trying to convince the Republican legislature that going from a 24-hour waiting period to 72-hour waiting period for abortions was unnecessary and harmful to women. Read it here.
Pull Quote: Republican state Rep. Chris Molendorp, who opposed the bill, heard similar admissions from his GOP colleagues. In a closed-door meeting of the Republican caucus before the vote, Molendorp argued that the bill most of his colleagues were about to vote for was unreasonably cruel. The bill creates a three-day abortion waiting period, the longest in the country, with no exception for rape or incest victims.
Originally in September 17 MOScout.