Liberal linkage: Women Against Sarah Palin.
A few letters written in to the website:
As a woman and a registered Republican I am very concerned about the choice of Mrs. Palin as a vice-presidential candidate. I do not believe that she stands for most American woman as she is against a woman’s right to choose in medical decisions concerning her own body, she has demonstrated an intolerance for differing beliefs, she does not believe in birth control or sex education. I was planning on voting for McCain but the Republican ticket has lost my vote because of this choice.
–Carol C., Tiverton, RI
Sarah Palin is the epitome of an old-style woman: a ruthless pawn of powerful men, spewing platitudes that fit a by-gone world where human beings thought nature was to be harnessed, surmounted, as the means to progress. We know better now. Nature is telling us we are too many, too careless, too heedless of the natural consequences of our wasteful ways. We can use wind, solar power, conservation, diplomacy, intelligence, education, thoughtfulness, science, creativity and wisdom. Palin is against all these. She is a patsy for Rove and his greedy schemes. I am against her and all she stands for. I stand for being a thinking woman with brains and choices and rights and respect for the Earth.
–Sansea S., New Haven, Vermont
As a resident of rural Alaska, I speak from a perspective of one who has had to experience the detrimental policies and world view of Palin. Any thought I may have given to listening to what McCain has to say has now been completely annihilated due to his choice of running mate. Palin can not be allowed anywhere near a position of power in this country if we want to retain any semblance of what this country fundamentally and consitutionally upholds.
–Marian M., Alaska
I couldn’t support to candidate less: I enjoy my reproductive rights
and reading uncensored library books. I take responsibility for
climate change and I want to help the polar bear. Creationism in
classrooms? Abstinence only sex-ed? What year is this??
–Amy F., Boston