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Texas Republicans confiscating tampons

Posted By Editor On July 12, 2013 @ 10:48 pm In Crime and Justice,National & World News,Political & Politicians | Comments Disabled

 

 Texas Republicans confiscating tampons [1]

Security at Texas legislature confiscated tampons, let guns go [2]

By Alexandra Petri [3],

Okay, pack it up, everyone. Satire is dead. It made it all the way through the 2012 election, against the expectations of all its doctors, struggled valiantly for several months, and seemed to be on the road to recovery, but, nope, that’s it, it’s over. I just got word from Texas.

Among the latest updates from the Unwanted Texas Efforts To Pass Stringent Anti-Abortion Legislation came the gem [4] that the state senate security was confiscating tampons from spectators entering the gallery to watch debate on HB 2. Guns, of course, were still allowed in the gallery for those with concealed carry licenses.

Read More 100 Texas Republicans confiscating tampons [2]

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[1] Image: http://www.washingtonpost.com

[2] Security at Texas legislature confiscated tampons, let guns go: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/compost/wp/2013/07/12/security-at-texas-legislature-confiscated-tampons-let-guns-go/

[3] Alexandra Petri: http://washingtonpost.com/blogs/compost

[4] gem: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/07/12/tampons-confiscated-texas_n_3588177.html?ncid=edlinkusaolp00000003

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