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Well that’s disgusting.
Susan B. Anthony’s List is the bizarro world version of Emily’s List. Emily’s List is an organization dedicated to fundraising on behalf of progressive women in order to get them elected to public office. The bizarro world version of that would be an anti-choice organization that specifically targets the women supported by Emily’s List by giving money to anti-choice contenders of both genders. The SBAL is that organization.
Susan B. Anthony’s List was originally dedicated to electing vehemently anti-choice women in response to the 1992 “Year of the Woman” success of Emily’s List. The SBA stated that its mission was to support anti-choice women in their quest to hold public office. And though Susan B. Anthony actually said very little - if anything - about the politics of abortion, the boject of having women be equal players in politics and elected office is one quite paramount to Susan B. Anthony’s ideals.
But the SBA quickly changed tact, opting to outspend its pro-choice counterpart NOW by funding the campaigns of anti-choice political hopefuls that are no longer just women. The SBA List has recently stated that its primary objective is to simply beat Emily’s List candidates in any way they can - you know, those progressive candidates who are all women. And they did so in 2010 by supporting 13 anti-choice men in addition to 30 anti-choice women, making more than 25% of those receiving funding from the “Pro-Life Woman’s Organization” men. One of the races the SBA List became involved with pitted an anti-choice Republican man against an anti-Choice Democrat woman. If you guessed that the SBA List funded the man, you’d be correct.
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