A Michigan state legislator was barred from speaking at the state capitol for using a word that apparently offended some.
State representative Lisa Brown was commenting on a bill that would ban all abortions in Michigan after 20 weeks and impose new regulations on abortion providers, according to a Friday report .
In her speech she said, "I have not asked you to adopt and adhere to my religious beliefs. Why are you asking me to adopt yours? Finally, Mr. Speaker, I’m flattered that you're all so interested in my vagina, but no means no.”
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During a later debate on another topic, Brown was not allowed to speak, according to the report.
A statement from the Republican majority said Brown's comments violated the decorum of the house.
One of Brown's colleagues in the House said what she said was offensive and was so offensive he wouldn't say it in front of women. Read more.
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