R. Kyle Alagood

Gadfly. Writer. Activist. Transparency Advocate. Proud Former Food Stamp & Medicaid Kid. Believer in Barbara Jordan's America. TBD.

Tea Party Rep. John Fleming Flip-Flopped on Abortion — And No One Noticed

 Dr. John Fleming, an anti-abortion Republican Congressman from Louisiana, flipped the script yesterday, coming out as an apparent advocate of some abortions — namely, safe ones. Dr. Fleming’s turnaround on one of his core platform issues — outlawing abortion — has gone largely overlooked. But it happened. Dr. Fleming apparently has changed his mind, with…

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Louisiana’s Culture at Stake in Anti-Abortion Bill

With one vote, Louisiana legislators will change Louisiana’s culture for years to come. House Bill 388 will determine whether Louisiana is a state that dictates the kind of medical care a person receives. It will decide whether we have become a state that favors the rich. And it could lay to rest that Kingfish notion…

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