Michigan Republicans To Women Legislators: We’ll Tell You When We Want You To Speak

You would think that overwhelmingly passing the most restrictive piece of anti-abortion legislation the state has ever seen would have been enough to make Michigan’s anti-choice Housemembers happy.

But no, now they want to punish the women who spoke out against the bill as well.

According to Michigan Radio, two Democratic Representatives are being barred from speaking in future debates as “punishment” for crimes committed during the debate — including saying the word “vagina.”

The House Republican leadership confirms that state Representative Lisa Brown will not be recognized during debates as a sanction for mentioning her vagina during a debate on anti-abortion legislation.

State Representative Barb Byrum also says she has been barred from speaking in the future because of an outburst after she was not called on during the abortion debate.

Watch both women’s remarks, as well as other opposition to the bill, below.

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  • jimthompsonmensrightsvideos

    Michigan, Texas, Arizona, Wisconsin, Louisiana, Pennsylvania… the Pro-Life Revolution is spreading.

    Next stop: Defunding Planned Parenthood.


  • freetobe

    they think that treating women like children who must be controlled and silenced is how a real man acts LOL! They are spineless worms.


    mens-rights???? What are you whining for you already have  all  your rights. I guess you want all women dead now huh?

  • jennifer-starr

    Quite frankly speaking, the pro-life ‘revolution’ is crap, and those without a uterus shouldn’t even be a major factor. . 

  • rachael-vinyard

    Wow, they must know that this piece of legislation is really bad if they won’t even let anyone oppose it.

  • veggietart

    that they can’t stand to hear the word “vagina”, a medically and anatomically accurate term.  If you don’t like hearing the word, then you ought to refrain from passing laws that affect what women do with theirs.


    Better yet, grow the hell up and stop getting freaked out because a woman uses the word and is pissed off that you want to deny women medical care in the name of “religious freedom”–thus violating the religious freedom of others, as Ms. Brown pointed out.


  • darknrg

    So. Broadcast TV [FOX, of course] can show a baseball player adjust his penis and testicles, but a woman can’t say the word vagina while giving a speech in the Michigan House Of Reprehensibles? Maybe Representative Brown should have said: pu**y, c**t, t*at…you know, words these sanctimonious bedlamites can relate to.

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