Has there been any organization since the Inquisition that has been as fascinated with the private parts of others as the Republican Party? Dick Polman:
Wow, did you know that the womb was a sexual pleasure zone? I didn’t know that, either! Here’s what Burgess said on Monday evening, in the early moments of a House debate on a Republican bill that would ban virtually all abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy:
“Watch a sonogram of a 15-week baby, and they have movements that are purposeful. They stroke their face. If they’re a male baby, they may have their hand between their legs. If they feel pleasure, why is it so hard to believe that they could feel pain?”
By suggesting that teensy male fetuses spank the monkey, Burgess was apparently trying to make a case for the pain canard.
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