Our friend Vito [Barbieri, Rep. Idaho] asked Dr. Julie Madsen, who was testifying against [a bill that would ban doctors from prescribing abortion-inducing medication through telemedicine], if women could simply swallow a camera in order for doctors to perform remote gynecological exams. Madsen I assume chocked back cries of utter disdain and horror before explaining that “swallowed pills do not end up in the vagina.” (read more)
Seriously....what? I mean, I know it's "lady parts" but I thought this stuff was common knowledge by now. These are people we elect to office. These are the people who are deciding which laws will legislate our lives and well-being, and he doesn't know how a freaking vagina works. This guy has a wife and three kids, and somehow missed this.
I will leave you with the foundation shaking implications of this. Really take a moment to let this sink in.
I would like conclude by also pointing out that the official website for the Idaho legislature chose papyrus as its font.