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  • Elise Jennifer

    My Hero! NPR.org » Michigan State Rep Barred From Speaking After 'Vagina' Comments

  • Kate Lauderbaugh

    Michigan State Rep. Lisa Brown (D-West Bloomfield). For defending the use of the word "vagina" in discussing women's health issues on the senate floor.

  • Claire S. Gould

    Rep. Lisa Brown banned from speaking on the House floor in MI after saying "vagina." (6/14 via http://leanforward.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/06/14/12228800-michigan-lawmaker-banned-from-speaking-after-saying-vagina-during-an-abortion-debate)

  • bodacia

    Former Michigan State Representative Lisa Brown. In June 2012, Michigan House Republicans prevented Brown from speaking on the floor in a debate about abortion legislation after saying "I'm flattered that you're all so interested in my vagina, but no means no." Brown was gaveled off the floor and prohibited from speaking, along with Representative Barb Byrum, who proposed a ban on vasectomies.

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The Michigan senate banned Senator Lisa Brown from speaking on any debate taking place on Friday because she used the word "vagina" during a debate about women's healthcare. This is what she said: "I'm flattered that you're all so interested in my vagina, but no means no." In protest, Brown and several of her female coworkers performed The Vagina Monologues on the steps of the state Capitol.

Dear Michigan House of Representatives, If you don’t want it spoken about in your proceedings, don’t try to regulate it.

For when more white people say racism doesn't exist, or for when the rich think the poor are choosing to be poor!

Don't Think Poorly Of Homeless People. don't give jobs to non-Americans!!!! we have great Americans who are ready to work just need the chance

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Doesn't really "Make me happy." that people are this stupid, but it made me giggle snort.

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Yes, I AM a filthy liberal. How did you know?

#YesAllWomen...boys must be taught respect as they grow up so girls can be safe from male "common knowledge" about how they can act.