Current Topics
Trump's Trumpet
by Golem
England votes to exit the EU
by pondering_it_all
07:53 PM
50 dead, 53 wounded in Orlando gay club massacre
by Ezekiel
06:58 PM
Jobs, Poverty and Underclass
by pondering_it_all
05:43 PM
Campaign 2016
by pdx rick
03:31 PM
Guns, Terrorism & Politics
by Ezekiel
06:50 AM
Why you should know what happened in Freddie Gray’s life — long before his death
by Spag-hetti
01:22 PM
Miscellaneous humor thread
by pondering_it_all
02:15 AM
Justice Clarence Thomas mulling retirement?
by Ezekiel
06/22/16 08:27 PM
VP PREDICTIONS!!
by NW Ponderer
06/22/16 03:54 PM
ReaderRant RoundTable For June, 2016
by NW Ponderer
06/21/16 12:52 AM
Where did ISIS come from? The story starts here.
by pdx rick
06/20/16 03:33 PM
What Should Bernie Sanders Do Next?
by pdx rick
06/20/16 01:56 PM
The Passing Parade: Obituaries: 2016
by Golem
06/20/16 11:36 AM
Strict military gun control should be our model
by NW Ponderer
06/20/16 11:25 AM
Forum Stats
6154 Members
56 Forums
15285 Topics
262771 Posts

Max Online: 282 @ 05/29/08 01:08 AM
Google Adsense
Topic Options
#216216 - 03/13/12 09:06 PM Insane Sex Laws Inspired by Republicans
Scoutgal Offline
Administrator
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 01/23/01
Posts: 27583
Loc: CA USA
Insane Sex Laws Inspired by Republicans

By Hannah Levintova
| Thu Mar. 8, 2012 4:00 AM PST




Quote:
As Republican lawmakers have pushed ever more intrusive and expansive uterus-related legislation, some of their colleagues across the aisle have fired back with intentionally and equally ridiculous counterproposals. From mandatory rectal exams for guys seeking Viagra to prohibitions on sperm-stifling vasectomies, most of these male-only provisions have, unsurprisingly, flopped. But they've scored big as symbolic gestures, spotlighting the inherent sexism of laws that regulate only lady parts.

Some of the tongue-in-cheek ideas introduced across the country:

<snip>

Oklahoma: When a zygote-personhood bill came before the state Senate, Sen. Constance Johnson penned an amendment declaring that ejaculating anywhere outside a woman's vagina constitutes "an action against an unborn child." Bonus: Johnson also suggested that any man who impregnates a woman without her permission should pay a $25,000 fine, support the child until age 21, and get a vasectomy, "in the spirit of shared responsibility." In response to the same bill, state Sen. Jim Wilson proposed an amendment requiring the father of an unborn child to be financially responsible for its mother's health care, housing, transportation, and nourishment during pregnancy.


Mother Jones Article
_________________________
milk and Girl Scout cookies ;-)

Save your breath-You may need it to blow up your date.





Top
#216219 - 03/13/12 09:15 PM Re: Insane Sex Laws Inspired by Republicans [Re: Scoutgal]
pdx rick Offline
Member
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 05/09/05
Posts: 38392
Loc: Portland, Oregon
Quote:
As Republican lawmakers have pushed ever more intrusive and expansive uterus-related legislation, some of their colleagues across the aisle have fired back with intentionally and equally ridiculous counterproposals. From mandatory rectal exams for guys seeking Viagra...

ROTFMOL

Quote:
When a zygote-personhood bill came before the state Senate, Sen. Constance Johnson penned an amendment declaring that ejaculating anywhere outside a woman's vagina constitutes "an action against an unborn child." Bonus: Johnson also suggested that any man who impregnates a woman without her permission should pay a $25,000 fine, support the child until age 21, and get a vasectomy, "in the spirit of shared responsibility." In response to the same bill, state Sen. Jim Wilson proposed an amendment requiring the father of an unborn child to be financially responsible for its mother's health care, housing, transportation, and nourishment during pregnancy.


Good for the ladies!! ThumbsUp

I would also require men to get a notarized and signed, permission-slip from the lady to impregnate her - else face prison-time.
_________________________
Contrarian, extraordinaire



Top

Who's Online
0 registered (), 40 Guests and 2 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Newest Members
little head, RobItark, Phillipnene, aqopi, PhillipEscavy
6154 Registered Users
A2