The reason that conservative politicians can keep launching one attack after another against sexual freedom and reproductive rights without worrying about losing their base of straight white male support is that straight white men know they will never have to obey these laws. So they can feel free to posture about how terrible all this sex is and how it’s supposedly ruining “the family,” all while knowing that they are safe to keep having all the sex they want, even the kinky sex, without any real fear of being punished for it in the way that other people have to fear they will be. — Amanda Marcotte, “Straight White Men Don’t Have to Fear the Anti-Sex Political Crusade”
The activity of those special interests [groups] pushing their bills to be introduced and passed ought to count as lobbying, and it ought to be disclosed as such. —
- Lisa Graves
Does Restricting Abortion “Promote Job Creation”?
Short answer: no.