Michigan pol defends her use of the V-word

Lisa Brown, a state representative in Michigan, said ‘vagina’ when addressing an abortion debate. Her male colleagues were offended and she was blocked from another debate due to her language.

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In the Michigan House of Representatives, the answer is apparently no.

Michigan state representative Lisa Brown, a Democrat, used the word “vagina” during a debate on a package of abortion regulation bills. She concluded her prepared remarks by saying:

“Finally, Mr. Speaker, I’m flattered that you’re all so interested in my vagina, but ‘no’ means ‘no.'”

Here’s the video:

Some of Brown’s male colleagues were not amused. In fact, a few were offended, among them Republican Rep. Mike Callton, who said the word is “so offensive, I don’t even want to say it in front of women. I would not say that in mixed company.”

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