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GOP hypocrisy is overwhelming

GOP hypocrisy is overwhelming

To the Editor: 

Republicans defend weapons of war for civilian use even though those are only designed to take away life and then want to preach about how precious life is; therefore, this legislation proves their truth is aligned with being pro-birth rather than actually supporting human life. 

If the “Human Life Protection Act of 2023,” otherwise known as H533,  becomes law in North Carolina, it will only add misery to the lives of all women in the state and sets them on the path to being second-class citizens. It’s not enough to be protected up until birth, and their self-righteous legislation continues to show that Republicans want you to not only live life their way, but under their religious conditions. 

These are the same people Democrats had to fight for 13 years to persuade them to acknowledge that North Carolinians need health care, the same people that do not believe in increasing the living wage, that are defunding our schools and limiting education resources, that do not want people to express themselves beyond stereotypes of conservative and gender conforming dress codes, that don’t want anyone to love whom they choose; the list of their hypocrisy goes on and on. Big government Republicans are presenting yet another bill that infringes on our human rights to simply exist. 

Republicans are showing exactly what they have lined up for the next governor. They’re taking away polling places, gerrymandering maps and suppressing voting rights as we speak, so they can pass these bills. 

Leslie Carey 

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  • "Republicans defend weapons of war for civilian use...."

    This is simply an emotional argument with no foundation in reality. She simply doesn't want people to have those scary guns she likes so little. In reality, she doesn't want anyone to have weapons other than the military and Police. What that yields is Nazi Germany, or the Soviet Union. The writer is simply a naïve.

    posted by Quartermaster

    Thursday, 04/20/2023

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