Groups upset over last month’s silencing of a female Democratic lawmaker who said “vagina” during a state House debate have delivered 115,000 signatures asking for an apology.
Women riled over last month’s silencing of a female Democratic lawmaker who said “vagina” during a House debate about anti-abortion legislation and another who said “vasectomy” are pushing back at what they say is a war on women.
“They want to silence women on it. I absolutely think this is about a war on women, ” said State Rep. Lisa Brown, who was barred from speaking in the Michigan House after using the word “vagina” during a debate over anti-abortion legislation.
Thousands of men and women take to lawn of the State Capitol Monday night to hear a special performance of the “Vagina Monologues”.
The protest is over the use of the work vagina and the censoring of two lawmakers during a contentious debate over abortion.
Whitmer says she’s outraged that the house speaker took away Brown’s freedom of speech because he didn’t like the words being used.
What happened on the house floor is raising emotions from legislators, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Talk Radio 1270 listeners.
The Speaker of the House’s office is defending the decision to reprimanded a state lawmaker who said “vagina” during a discussion on the House floor.
A West Bloomfield State Representative has been censored for comments she made during a House session.