Papa Huckabee wants to “protect” women from abortion

This past weekend, Republican presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee said, “I think if a doctor knowingly took the life of an unborn child for money, and that’s why he was doing it, yeah, I think you would, you would find some way to sanction that doctor…I think you don’t punish the woman, first of all, because it’s not about … I consider her a victim, not a criminal.”
First of all, you have to love that Huckabee assumes abortion providers are men (I suppose that makes it easier to paint them as taking advantage of poor widdle women). But yet again, we have the women-don’t-realize-they’re-getting-abortions-when-they-get-abortions argument.

Whether it’s patting Jamie Lynn Spears on the head for her “right” decision, or making condescending remarks about women’s ability to understand their own decisions–Huckabee certainly is on one hell of a sexist roll.

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