Campaign 2010

May 04, 2004

“Crazy Ideas”


An increase in the state gasoline tax is the best way to repair the area’s transportation infrastructure, U.S. Rep. Christopher Shays said yesterday.

They also get letters:

To the editor:

While leading a delegation from Fairfield County at the March for Women’s Lives in Washington, D.C., on April 25, I heard that our congressman, U.S. Rep. Christopher Shays, R-Bridgeport, showed up, wearing a pro-choice T-shirt (Advocate news story, April 26).

What chutzpah!

Shays is not pro-choice. He weakened a woman’s right to choose when he voted for the Partial Birth Abortion Ban Act of 2003.

Nan Markel


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