1. ericmortensen:

“What she said was offensive. It was so offensive, I don’t even want to say it in front of women. I would not say that in mixed company.”
- Michigan Rep. Mike Callton

A female Michigan Democratic Representative was prevented from speaking after she used the word “vagina” in a debate about abortion. “It was too much for some, including Republican Representative Mike Callton. … As the Michigan incident tells us, those who want to control women’s bodies also want to treat that body as an obscenity.”
More on the story here: http://www.newstatesman.com/blogs/world-affairs/2012/06/say-it-me-vagina-vagina-vagina

    ericmortensen:

    “What she said was offensive. It was so offensive, I don’t even want to say it in front of women. I would not say that in mixed company.”

    Michigan Rep. Mike Callton

    A female Michigan Democratic Representative was prevented from speaking after she used the word “vagina” in a debate about abortion.

    “It was too much for some, including Republican Representative Mike Callton. … As the Michigan incident tells us, those who want to control women’s bodies also want to treat that body as an obscenity.”

    More on the story here: http://www.newstatesman.com/blogs/world-affairs/2012/06/say-it-me-vagina-vagina-vagina


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