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House Proceeding 06-09-09 on Jun 9th, 2009 :: 1:00:25 to 1:02:15
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Louise McIntosh Slaughter

1:00:16 to 1:00:36( Edit History Discussion )

Louise McIntosh Slaughter: distinguished the gentlelady from new york, ms. slahter. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady from new york is recognized for one minute. ms. slaughter: thank you, mr. speaker, and i thank my colleague, mr. nadle i want to close my portion here reminding people of what a terrible thing has happened in this country of a man who was simply doing what he was allowed to do, what he was trained to do.

Louise McIntosh Slaughter

1:00:25 to 1:02:15( Edit History Discussion )
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Louise McIntosh Slaughter

1:00:37 to 1:00:57( Edit History Discussion )

Louise McIntosh Slaughter: i think perhaps i should state it for the record, too, that third trimester abortions are less than 1% and even roe v. wade says that after the first trimester that the state has an interest and that it takes two doctors as well as it does with a third trimester. these are oftentimes babies

Louise McIntosh Slaughter

1:00:58 to 1:01:18( Edit History Discussion )

Louise McIntosh Slaughter: that have been desperately wanted and planned, but in order to save the health of the mother or to prevent her from carrying a toxic fetus that has already expired it's sometimes necessary to do it. it's not a whim. it's not something that women do. i think anything it insults my intelligence and my feeling as

Louise McIntosh Slaughter

1:01:19 to 1:01:39( Edit History Discussion )

Louise McIntosh Slaughter: a woman and a grandmother the notion that women will just wake up one morning and say, well, i've had enough. that just does not happen. women are by nature nurturers and we are just not like that. it's a major insult to us. but as we rember this killing and affirm the need for peace in our places of worship, let's

Louise McIntosh Slaughter

1:01:40 to 1:02:00( Edit History Discussion )

Louise McIntosh Slaughter: remind ourselves of the need for tolerance and kindness. i offer this resolution and to offer the motion sincere condolces to the family and it contirms firms -- affirms the house of representatives -- may i have 30 seconds more? mr. nadler: i grant the gentlelady 30 seconds.

Louise McIntosh Slaughter

1:02:01 to 1:02:15( Edit History Discussion )

Louise McIntosh Slaughter: ms. slaughter: thank you. it affirms the house of representatives commits to the american principle that tolerance must always be superior to intolerance. i urge members to join me in supporting this and renounce

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