Sen. Jim DeMint (R-SC), one of the most die-hard anti-choice lawmakers, has jumped on the bandwagon by sneaking a radical anti-abortion amendment onto a completely unrelated piece of legislation. DeMint’s amendment would ban women and their doctors from discussing abortion over the Internet
- The first state to secede to the Confederacy.
- a state that put a scrawny 14 year old boy to death after convicting him in a kangaroo court
- a state lacking the integrity to even investigate ballot tampering and election irregularities after Alvin Greene won the Democratic nomination to U.S. Senate.
….yeah, that fits.
"Here’s a question for Jim DeMint: Who put him in charge of anything? The tea party movement has been grassroots driven. We understand that the tea party movement is an incredibly diverse movement united around the idea of getting government out of our business."
By joining with (gay conservative group) GOProud, the libertarian-minded tea partiers are trying to save their movement, not fracture it, says People for the American Way’s Montgomery. “They realize that once they get into the social issues, it will divide the movement. This is their shot across the bow to the religious right,” he says. Let the battle commence.