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Anti-abortion restrictions should be designed to raise “the costs” of abortions in order to discourage women from obtaining them, a prominent scholar for a leading anti-abortion group told an audience of social conservative activists in Washington last weekend.
Most of the criticism dogging Gov. Rick Perry’s tax plan for the country focuses on the monster tax breaks it would deal to wealthiest Americans, or for the huge revenue cuts it would bring. But Phyllis Schlafly, the religious-right icon who, like Perry, was featured at this year’s Values Voter Summit in Washington, says Perry’s plan fails on another measure: protection of marriage.
As expected the American Family Association’s president, Bryan Fischer, delivered a Values Voter Summit speech rife with rhetoric some have called “unmitigated bigotry” and what presidential hopeful Mitt Romney indirectly called-out as “poisonous.”
U.S. Rep. Betsy Markey and U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, both freshman Colorado Democrats, found themselves on a list of more than a dozen potential...