Barack Obama, whose policies on abortion hark back to the ghastly practices of decadent first century Rome, accuses pro-lifers of wanting to turn back to the 1950s. That would make us progressive, would it not?

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama vowed Friday to join Planned Parenthood in fighting against what he said are efforts by states to turn women’s health back to the 1950s, before the Supreme Court legalized abortion nationwide, and singled out the GOP-governed states of North Dakota and Mississippi for criticism.