A frequent argument from those who believe in reproductive freedom is that politicians propose, pass, and enforce laws that limit what Americans can and cannot do with their bodies so it must pass class. 9th grader before doing so. While it won’t solve everything — even an anti-choice fervent can, conceivably, read about how all of this works — it will go far in terms of categories. leave those who, for example, think “The female body has ways“To terminate a pregnancy due to rape and an ectopic pregnancy may be”replant[ed]. Or the emergency contraceptive pill has nothing to do with fentanyl. What at least one conservative hoping to be elected to higher office seems to have done.
Speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Texas last month, Matt DePerno, who is running for Michigan attorney general, was asked if there is a law in the state that prevents people from using Plan B. “What is a Plan B?” DePerno answer, according to audio obtained by Heartland Signal. After being told it was a form of emergency contraception, DePerno announced that those had to be stopped.
“You have to figure out how to ban the drug from the state,” DePerno said. When asked if he had any ideas on how to do so, he replied: “You have to stop it at the border. It would be no different from fentanyl…. If the state bans it, it must be banned. But it’s just a matter of how you implement it; how do you make sure it stops? That’s your problem.”
Plan B is an emergency contraceptive pill designed to prevent pregnancy. Fentanyl is an opiate used to control pain make up the majority of drug overdose deaths in the United States. As Heartland Signal notes, the former has nothing to do with the latter, or the US border, and “is a legal and safe drug that millions of people take.” Last year, the representative of GOP Marjorie Taylor Greene, has a face that greets you when you look up the word “ignorant” in the dictionary, declare on the floor: “Contraceptives prevent a woman from becoming pregnant. The Plan B pill kills a baby in the womb after a woman is already pregnant. In fact, Plan B merely prevents ovulation and fertilization; it doesn’t end a nested pregnancy. Unfortunately, many Republicans are idiots or don’t get it. this or deliberately misinterpreting facts for political gain.
In June, when the Supreme Court abolished the constitutional right to abortion, Justice Clarence Thomas Written It is concurring opinion that courts should think about overturning rulings protecting contraception, same-sex marriage, and same-sex sexual activity.