EDITED TO ADD BOLDED INFORMATION Lately, I’ve been very frustrated with the media pushing aside the voices that are arguing for Women’s Rights in this election, saying it’s not an important issue. Claiming that it is just a social issue … Continue reading
I’ve been trying to avoid politics. It’s been making me sad and downright upset. I don’t want to become apathetic, but at this point in the Presidential campaign as well as the place many political fights are at right now, I feel like people have made up their minds, and they are so extremely connected to their opinion, they have no desire to listen.
But more importantly, I’m sad that we are taking so many steps backwards where social rights are concerned. I’m saddened that we have people who’s parents were immigrants, decrying immigrants to this country today.
But lately, I’m mostly saddened that we are still having conversations about a Woman’s Vagina. There- I said it, the “V” word.
Which according to Rep. Mike Callton is horrible-
“‘What she said was offensive,” said Rep. Mike Callton, R-Nashville. ‘It was so offensive, I don’t even want to say it in front of women. I would not say that in mixed company.’ – The Detroit News
The comment she made, was so apparently offensive that she was banned the next day from speaking on the floor. What was this comment- so heinous that it should never be spoken in mixed company? Did she perhaps use the “C” word?
Apparently, Rep. Brown, was speaking up about a bill in the Michigan House, that would seek to add additional restrictions to abortions within the state. Whether you disagree with abortion or not I find it hard to believe that any person could find her statement as offensive as Rep. Callton would make it sound.