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War on Women Overwhelming

RECEIVED Mon., June 24, 2013

Dear Editor,
    The war on women in this state is overwhelming due to the audacity of the "bored" state legislators ["''Let Her Speak!','" Newsdesk blog, June 21]. When are we going to wake up and vote these fanatical legislators out of public office? They claim to be advocates of less government intrusion, and yet won't allow the majority of the population to participate in its own democracy. They use the government to advance their own narrow-minded agendas rather than what the majority of the public prefers and needs. What happened to majority rules?
    This war on the right to choose is wasting legislators' valuable time, which we pay for, while there is other, very valid legislation left languishing in committees. For instance, the legislation to save money on the replacement of the state immunization registry. This would also save the end-users (the physicians and their staff) time and money. What happened to HB 772?
    It's a very sad state of affairs in Texas when intelligent, thoughtful people allow themselves to be ruled by a minority of morons who strive to thrust their own beliefs on everyone else – all within what is supposed to be a free society!
Lori Ashford
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