The fishermen descend almost before we even make it through the door of the rattletrap bar.They beg us for a game of pool, conversation, anything.Critics said the resolution is not the appropriate place to launch a fight over abortion.Alaska struggles with high rates of sexual assault.Katie Rogers, a spokeswoman for Planned Parenthood Votes Northwest and Hawaii, said Tuesday that the Eastman amendment “seeks to shame women who choose abortion,” and its addition to the resolution is an “insult to sexual assault survivors.” Anchorage Democratic Rep.Les Gara said he is not interested in playing “abortion politics” when the measure is supposed to honour women and protect children.However, his father had left his mother some money prior to leaving, which she used to set up a shop, selling items such as cigarettes to occupation troops.
At least until you remember this guy is trying to turn the country into an all-white gated community.
Le Doux, who is part of a House majority coalition composed largely of Democrats, voted for Eastman's proposal.
“I'm not interested in talking about that, thank you,” Le Doux told a reporter Tuesday.
A conservative state lawmaker has successfully tacked an anti-abortion message onto an otherwise innocuous resolution in the Alaska House aimed at raising awareness about sexual assault and child abuse. David Eastman of Wasilla refers to abortion as “the ultimate form of child abuse.” He said it would be wrong to discuss child abuse without mentioning abortion.
The amendment was approved by a divided House Rules Committee.