It was announced last week that Iowa House members are pushing emergency rulemaking for the state Department of Human Services to halt medical coverage for abortion care in cases of rape or incest, or severe physical or mental fetal deformities. It just doesn’t get more mean-spirited, out of touch and just plain awful than that.
The anti-choice group has released this year’s round of endorsments, and Amash’s name is missing.
Let’s celebrate vaginas and work to give the lucky woman who posseses one the freedom to control it.
Michigan’s new onslaught of anti-choice legislation gets attention….for the word “vagina”. Washington parents lose their minds over sex education. Also: Looking at the intersection of sex and disability.
Jon Stewart brings well-deserved ridicule to the fact that House Republicans banned Rep. Lisa Brown from speaking in the Michigan House after saying “vagina” on the House floor during an abortion debate.
Wichita’s “pro-life memorial” will also include 60 crosses “symbolizing 60 million abortions” and will be a part of the same memorial as the Jewish Wailing Wall. Radical anti-choice terrorists are increasingly co-opting Jewish symbolism to further their agenda despite the vociferous objections of Jewish leaders.
Michigan State Rep. Lisa Brown, along with playwright Eve Ensler of “The Vagina Monologues,” talks about being silenced after saying the word “vagina” on the Michigan House floor and why she won’t stop saying it.
Brown may have been silenced in the capitol, but now she’s taken her voice to the capitol steps in protest.
The spokesperson for the Michigan Speaker of the House said the punishment wasn’t because the women used “vulgar” words but because they were too emotional.
The main portion of Michigan’s anti-abortion “super-bill”–HB 5711–passed through the state House easily on Wednesday, by a vote of 70-39. All of the 64 Republican representatives, as well as 6 Democrats, voted in favor of the bill.