It is of no surprise to see the GOP vote no, in light of the language change in the bill to include even more disenfranchised groups. The GOP doesn’t see the bill in terms of a pro-woman bill but rather in the terms of the “other” group bill and just more protections and more money for the “other” which I am sure makes their blood boil. The GOP has now adopted an all out war against the “other” and the “other” is whatever group who is not white, protestant/christian and male. The GOP is going to shrink and the greater the shrinkage the more outrageous they will become in order to hold on to the remnants of a society that they have enshrined in their collective mind even if, in the real world, it no longer exists.
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War On Women: Chuck Schumer Says Violence Against Women Act Will Get Senate Vote
15 Thursday Mar 2012