These were the words uttered by a man standing next to me this morning, at the cafe, when this article got me darn pissed off.
You know, driving to the next town to get Plan B after a rape is sure like buying jeans--just a small commute but a big pay off.
You see, it's exactly comments like this that really clarify for me why I must stay committed to fighting pro-lifers. You think it's heinous to give a high dose of birth control pills to a woman who has just been raped? What about the rape? What about this woman's life?
Pennsylvania, among other states, does not require hospitals to adminster medication or treatment to patients, that violates their own religious principles. Look, all I can say, is that if you are dying from a gun shot wound, best be more hospitals in town than a Christian Science one. Who has time to figure out which hospital to go to after a rape?
UPDATE: Here is information on the Compassionate Assistance for Rape Emergencies (CARE) Act