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Tortured, Detained & Denied Health Care After Being Severely Beaten by Deputy in Arkansas

A man in Arkansas is arrested, detained, beaten, tortured, has his teeth knocked out among other serious injures…he is then denied health care which he requested and held for 10 hours… Oh and the unarmed man suffered these abuses because of a parking ticket right here in the “good ol’ USA.”

Reposting this… Original link follows, there are no words to say how sickening it is, and how unjustly frequent, these type of things occur. Trayvon is horrific, but there are so many people that are exposed to the same injustice, if not in death, in abuse. Trayvon got media attention, most cases do not. If they did, maybe there would be some change… It takes people to CARE, first…. Article begins:
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Arkansas Law Becoming More & More Anti-Choice, Anti-Women Rights

First, I am extremely pro-choice. Foolish people can say abortion is murder, they can say it is morally wrong, they can say whatever they want. Ladies, don’t listen to their lies. Until they’ve walked in someone else shoes they have no right to judge. Abortion’s save lives; the lives of MOTHER’S. There are many reasons I support abortion. For example, I am against adoption for my own personal reasons which I will write about one day, but people should have the right to make the choice for adoption, but if they, like me, can’t or do not want to chose adoption, abortion should be just as easily available to save the WOMAN’S life. Abortion isn’t an easy choice to make, no. But that does not mean it is the WRONG choice. Actually, sometimes the right choice is the HARDEST choice to make. But strong women make it and go through it, while being harassed by insane right wing…. anyway on to the news!

Yesterday, March 6th, the state legislature in Arkansas overrode the governor’s veto on a so called “fetal heartbeat” abortion bill. This makes Arkansas the state with the most strict laws against abortion in America.This anti-choice, anti-woman law makes it illegal to have an abortion after 12 weeks.

“If the State is interested in protecting fetal life after viability, it may go so far as to proscribe abortion during that period, except when it is necessary to preserve the life or health of the mother,” reads the milestone decision in Roe V Wade, 1973.

The Governor of Arkansas, Mike Beebe, had previously vetoed this bill earlier in the week because, as he said,
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