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Which Party is Extreme on Abortion? They Both Are

stayathomemom Wrote: Aug 26, 2012 4:57 PM
Look, the various States CANNOT choose to restrict or deny access to abortion as long as Roe v. Wade stands. Don't you understand that?

When it comes to abortion, which political party's views are more extreme?

Unless you've spent the past week as a stowaway on NASA's new Mars rover, the approved media answer is obvious: Republicans are the abortion fanatics. Between the furor over Todd Akin's "legitimate rape" gaffe and the GOP platform language calling for a constitutional amendment to undo Roe v. Wade, the Republicans have revealed themselves to be -- so The New York Times editorialized on Wednesday -- "on the most extreme fringes of American opinion."

The platform's silence on any exemptions for rape or incest, which critics swiftly dubbed...