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VoterTide Alert: Darcy Burner Abortion Comments Drive Online Activity

June 14th, 2012

Activity is up for Democrat challenger for Washington’s 1st District Congressional seat, Darcy Burner. Burner spoke at a progressive Netroots Nation event and is being accused of applauding the abortion procedure along with many in the audience. Others are praising Burner for helping to take away the shame attached with the procedure. She said at the conference to much applause, “Now, if you are willing to stand with every woman who is willing to come out about having had an abortion, please stand up,” . Burner followed that up with, ”We need to make it OK for women to come out about the choices they make.”  Burner has stated the following on Twitter, “Interesting to watch as some intentionally conflate applause for women with courage to be… Read more