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Maddow on What Republicans Really Do When In Power: Legislate Sex

 
 
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Last night Rachel Maddow pushed back at her fellow members of the media--particularly their favored narrative that the GOP is about small government. The facts, said Maddow, speak for themselves: when the GOP gains power either nationally or in the states, they start pushing legislation that is entirely focused on abortion restrictions. 

Watch the segment, which includes an interview with Slate's Dahlia Lithwick, below.

Also note the segment's introduction, which compares the power of the silent Occupy protest at UC Davis with Monday's silent protest of an invasive mandatory pre-abortion ultrasound bill in Virginia.

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AlterNet / By Sarah Seltzer

Posted at February 21, 2012, 5:37am