Arkansas Watch | ‘Experts’ can mislead with ‘facts’

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

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Something happened in the state legislature last week which is a perfect example of how “experts” with an ax to grind use scare tactics to buffalo legislators out of voting for measures that they would otherwise be inclined to support. In this case, it was SB113 by our own State Senator Cecil Bledsoe. SB113 would have made sure that Arkansas taxpayers would not be footing the bill for abortions under the new health care fiasco, unless the life of the mother was in danger. Note that this bill would not stop the abortion, it would only stop the government from reaching into your pockets and mine to pay for it.

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Opinion, Pages 4 on 02/09/2011

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