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Friday, April 29, 2011
Abstaining From the Anti-Sex Campaigns
What's a good feminist to do? I have been told, repeatedly, that social issues that disproportionately affect women--birth control, abortion, violence against women--give me only one choice between the parties. Therefore, my only option is to hold my nose and vote for Democrats--no matter how far-right leaning they may be, because, the argument goes, party discipline will make sure that those Democrats vote with the party when these issues come up.