Stop using Dana Loesch as a commentator
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Stop using Dana Loesch as a commentator

    1. Hannah Miyamoto
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      Hannah Miyamoto

      Honolulu, United States

On the Feb. 17, 2012 episode of "The Dana Show," Dana Loesch argued that the Virginia law forcing all women and girls receiving an abortion, even rape and incest victims, to be subjected to an invasive sonagram, which involves inserting a probe into the patient's vagina. As this medically-unnecessary penetration of a human body is intended solely to traumatize and humiliate women and girls, it is morally equivalent to state-sanctioned rape.

Loesch defended the law, not only criticizing Progressives who call it rape, but insisting that this procedure is no different from consensual sexual intercourse.

>>Wait a minute, they had no problem having similar to a trans-vaginal procedure when they engaged in the act that resulted in their pregnancy.<<

First, her argument is irrelevant and insulting. Second, it ignores the FACT that not all sexual intercourse is consensual and pleasurable. Remember that the Virginia law has no exclusion for rape and incest victims.

Charles Johnson, writer on the "Little Green Footballs" blog, criticized Loesch. In respsonse, Loesch hatefully responded by not only denying her own recorded words (see link below), but then calling Johnson a "pervert" and child molester.

http://littlegreenfootballs.com/article/39946_CNNs_Dana_Loesch-_Dont_Get_an_Abortion_and_You_Dont_Have_to_Worry_About_Ultrasound  

Loesch has clearly exceeded the behavioral limits that a regular CNN contributor should follow. CNN should immediately terminate its contract with Loesch, and prohibit her from appearing on its network ever again.

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    • Dave Billingsley HOUSTON, TX
      • over 2 years ago

      And now she supports the mindless rants of a 14 year-old homohpobic radio host. This mouthpiece of rightwing extremism is far more suited to the insane crew of Fox.

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    • Josie Perez FLORIDA CITY, FL
      • over 2 years ago

      Tell Loesch that after she is raped or forced into unwanted sex, or maybe incest, then make such a statement. If you've not experienced rape or incest, shut the heck up! Her statements are nonsense and how could you become defensive over such stupidity... Also note, the media hires undesirables for the most part as they are then pardoned for their stupid comments and people pity them and say, oh, she's uninformed or just plain dumb. Perhaps she cannot experience this trauma if she is a lesbian.

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    • Catana Barnes RENO, NV
      • over 2 years ago

      I am signing this petition because I believe that Dana Loesch has crossed the line with regards to journalism; using a public position to proclaim her opinion rather than initiate a discussion of the facts for information purposes which is what journalism is supposed to be...information.

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    • Linda Robbins NOT YOUR BUSINESS, GA
      • over 2 years ago

      Dana Loesch belongs on Faux News, not CNN. Her radical right wing views smack of coaching from the likes of the Koch brothers and other right wing extremists who are determined to erode the rights of women. I will start watching CNN again when they get rid of this disgusting excuse for a journalist.

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    • Elizabeth Bohn FORT LAUDERDALE, FL
      • over 2 years ago

      Because her point of view on the Virginia Law is sickening

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