The Rockin Johnny B

Friday, November 16, 2012

Under the label of IRONY:

Tenn. GOP congressman’s ex-wife had two abortions

   NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais, who opposes abortion rights, testified during divorce proceedings that he and his former wife made a mutual decision for her to have two abortions, according to divorce transcripts released Thursday.
     DesJarlais, who practiced medicine before going to Congress, easily won a second term in Tennessee’s conservative 4th District despite previous revelations that he once urged a patient with whom he was having an affair to get an abortion.
     On his campaign website, DesJarlais espoused an anti-abortion position, saying: “All life should be cherished and protected. We are pro-life.”
     DesJarlais’ spokesman and campaign manager did not return messages seeking comment.
     Court documents from the 2001 divorce trial were released by the state Democratic Party, which had hoped to make them public before the Nov. 6 election. They couldn’t because the 679-page transcript of testimony wasn’t complete. 

Hehehehe.  Is this guy serious?  Does Glass Houses ring a bell Congressman? :-)

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