Rep. Jackie Speier's Incredible Pro-Choice, Pro-Planned Parenthood Speech: Completely Wipes the Floor with GOP

The Republican's war on women's rights is shameful and disgusting, but no one has articulated exactly how despicable and immoral they're being quite like Jackie Speier (D-CA). Yesterday on the House floor, after Chris Smith (R-NJ) argued to completely gut funding for Planned Parenthood, she stood and made one of the bravest, most moving and eloquent speeches on reproductive rights we've seen in some time. Beginning with a personal story and elevating the narrative to invoke Halliburton, Rep. Speier's honest words completely shamed Smith and the entire GOP. Watch immediately. (Via RH Reality Check)


AlterNet / By Julianne Escobedo Shepherd

Posted at February 18, 2011, 4:02am