In another ad, McAuliffe trashed another of Cuccinelli's Senate proposals: "2008: Ken Cuccinelli writes a bill to give Virginia among the most extreme divorce laws in America. If Cuccinelli had it his way, a mom trying to get out of a bad marriage, over her husband's objections, could only get divorced if she could prove adultery or physical abuse or her spouse had abandoned her or was sentenced to jail." In another ad, a woman claims, "He tried to change Virginia's divorce laws to prevent women from getting out of a bad marriage."
This is why people despise political ads. McAuliffe's painting Cuccinelli as if he had proclaimed his biggest goal in life was to prevent women from divorcing abusive husbands. Cuccinelli offered a bill against no-fault divorce, but it was gender neutral and designed to make it tougher for parents to get divorced quickly. Childless spouses were unaffected.
"Studies show that the dissolution of marriage has long term negative impacts on children and those marriages that last for five years are much more likely to go the distance," he wrote. "For this reason, the state has an interest in marital preservation." Here again, the media and the feminists justify these wild exaggerations by noting Cuccinelli is friendly with "father's rights" activists. Men have rights when it comes to their children? Horrors!
Cuccinelli has every right to be disgusted by these ads. He told radio host Steve Malzberg, "I have never seen an opponent who just lies like he's taking a drink of water like Terry McAuliffe."
Finally, McAuliffe is anti-Catholic when he insists religious liberty is null and void under Obamacare. His website claims, "Terry believes that women in Virginia should have access to birth control through insurance." That is -- surprise -- Clintonian. Obamacare, which he supports, demands the public fund birth control. Abortion, too.
McAuliffe is demanding subsidized access to contraceptives, untrammeled access to abortion and easy access to divorce. His TV commercials insist that if you're religious and oppose that agenda, you hate all women and can't have any access to public office. Pope Francis and all his faithful flock are "way too extreme" to be trusted. This is The Washington Post's description of a "practicing Catholic."
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