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North Carolina senate candidate Greg Brannon (R)
When last we mentioned Republican North Carolina Senate candidate, obstetrician and general harbinger of doom Greg Brannon he was lifting his policy statements word-for-word from a Rand Paul website. Now we must mention him again, because he also seems to be lifting things from the deep pool of conservative Republican conspiracy theories that all modern candidates are required to lift things from.

Specifically, he's back to tell us that Australia and Planned Parenthood have a plan to kill three-month-old babies in Florida, because reasons.

Well how far will [it] go? Last year, February 29, 2012, the Journal of Ethics in Australia, they debated that. They said we already know abortion is fine, why stop in the womb? Why not three months after. Why should we end the responsibility at that point? It could happen in America. Florida's trying to do it right now and so is Georgia. Planned Parenthood. Because we allowed that slippery slope.
I did not know that. I would expect none of us knew that, not even in Greg Brannon's North Carolina, because unless you've crawled into Greg Brannon's head, there's no reason you would. Nonetheless, the slippery slope argument has come out, and it's only a matter of time before the various states decide that pregnancy continues three months after it ends, or 30 years after it ends, and that this means the state will kill you if by the age of 30 years old you have not gotten a job, gotten out of the house and stopped watching certain television programs. A list will be provided.

Originally posted to Hunter on Wed Mar 12, 2014 at 10:14 AM PDT.

Also republished by North Carolina BLUE, Pro Choice, This Week in the War on Women, and Daily Kos.

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