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Apr 15Liked by Maura Casey

House Enrolled Act 1337 in Indiana would have required my daughter and son-in-law to have burial or cremation for each of their three pre-11 weeks lost pre-born babies. As if they didn’t have enough grief and stress to deal with.

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That law would have been cruel. Not just insane. I knew a woman who had a baby with essentially an empty skull but for a brain stem. The babe lived a few days. They had a funeral and it was awful. The docs swore it would never happen again, and they had two normal children. Then, it happened again. My neighbor had an abortion at 4 months rather than go through the trauma of a funeral again. Then she had to sit though an anti-abortion rant from her Lutheran minister that Sunday. Awful. Just awful.

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Apr 15Liked by Maura Casey

How can things be this crazy?! I'm having such a hard time with my rage at many men in America today, who have no respect for women at all! I keep wondering if I will be able to stay here if loser is able to avoid jail and we end up in the place none of us ever thought we would be! I am old enough to remember friends having back room abortions and never being able to have a child after, when getting pregnant was the end of many of my friends plans of graduating college and working and all the other things so many of us wanted. Here we go again :(

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My hope is if the Democrats win they can turn this around. But what to do about Alito and Thomas? They are quite similar to Cotton Mather, and no more enlightened.

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Apr 16Liked by Maura Casey

I have thoughts on that…👹

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Apr 17Liked by Maura Casey

They dont care. You can bet the plethora of GOP/MAGA mistresses will have safe,clean abortions. Count on us paying for it as well.

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I saw a Ted Talk a few yrs ago. Wish I could think of her name. Research & Professor in statistics. White Caucasians are the minority Race in the US. Its predicted in site of 20 yrs. We will have burned our white Race out in the U.S. SO CAN YOU GUESS WHY WE WILL BE FORCED TO STAY PREGANT. The White DIRTY OLD BASTARDS cant even get it up. Which in typical White Boy fashion. 🤔🤥😖 Instead of getting out with your voters work to deserve the black vote as well. Nope, keep em barefoot and pregant. Wait for them to all grow up? Yea,makes perfect sense to me,when I consider who we are talking about..White men have 400 yrs to manage this country fairly. You havent done it yet. Thats ok. Karma's a bitch and she escapes no one. Banning abortion woke her up...I just want to watch like watching Karma eat Trump alive...lol you dont obstruct laws to control animals, much less another human better than any of you. Cut em off CUT EM LADIES. GOOD OLE BIRTH CONTROL. I'm sure you white idoits get it. understand. hahahahahs

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Wow. Just wow! 😡

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Beautiful. I will now think of you every time I see this beautiful flower.

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Awww... I am honored!

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Maura, I’m weeping with joy for your spirited defense of women. I, too, am old enough to remember the initial fight to make abortion legal. How this Supreme Court could avoid stare decisis is beyond me. And as you so clearly point out, it is all to control women with no end in sight unless we all vote to avoid becoming handmaidens. So many personal stories surround this topic. Thank you for sharing yours. Peace and Love.

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Also, since posting my column at 1:30 or so, I have gotten FOUR unsubscribes. These topics really flush the Trumpers out of the woodwork!

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My goodness. I’ll be sure to recommend your Casey’s Catch to all and sundry!

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If we don't defend each other, who will? We certainly can't depend on these lunatic judges, or we'll all be handmaids! Peace and love back!

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You know ladies. We could control these men if we wanted to. Make them wish they had never pulled such a stupid stunt. They are all so stupid,clueless.

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Apr 16Liked by Maura Casey

Oh Maura, how painful. There is so much misguided control. I'm sure your bleeding hearts are beautiful.

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Thank you, Ann. They are. I look forward to them every spring!

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Apr 15Liked by Maura Casey

Excellent job detailing the recent attacks on women from the Supreme Court to the ridiculous decision by the Az Supreme Court to allow a law signed when Arizona was not even a state with a handful of non-native citizens. It is shocking to me that in 2024, women continue to be treated as inferior to men in entirely too many ways and yet it seems that not a week goes by that I am shocked by the double standard again. I love that you choose to plant bleeding hearts after your miscarriage. It reminds me of another author who shared that they choose something wonderful to honor a departed relative. You both have a warm place in my heart.

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Thank you, Fred, for your kind words!

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Apr 15Liked by Maura Casey

Wonderful Maura!!

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Thank you, Cynthia!

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Apr 16·edited Apr 16

Beautiful and brave. And the message is getting around. I saw a new Biden ad last night about a woman who miscarried, was refused an abortion, nearly died from sepsis, and may never be able to get pregnant again. The last screen: "Donald Trump did this."

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such a beautiful and poignant message

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Thank you for your personal story. The bleeding heart plants adds such tenderness here to the raw reality.

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