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Refuting Cosmopolitan Abortionist piece

I don’t read Cosmopolitan.  But Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards tweeted a link to an article titled, “The GOP Candidates Completely Disregarded the Reality of Women’s Lives.”  I clicked on it and I’m compelled to respond to the assorted bad arguments.

The part that Cecile Richards and other Planned Parenthood’s twitter account emphasized from the article is how the Republican candidates failed to mention “women” in a recent debate sponsored by Fox News.  Here’s that relevant paragraph:

Abortion was one of the biggest topics during the debate. And whether you’re pro-life or pro-choice, one of the most jarring aspects of the evening was seeing 10 men talking on stage about a medical procedure that nearly one in three women will have in her lifetime – without ever mentioning women. Seriously. If you read a transcript of the debate, candidates don’t bring up a “woman” or “women” even once when talking about either Planned Parenthood or abortion. It’s as if lady folk are just receptacles made for holding and expelling babies, not real people. Even the narrower category of “mothers” was left out of their reproductive rights talking points, save for two instances.

This quote and other portions of the article should be subject to further logical scrutiny.
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