'Vagina' Muzzles Female Lawmaker: DNews Nuggets

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Michigan Rep Barred After Saying 'Vagina:' In a heated debate on the floor of the Michigan State House, Rep. Lisa Brown "made an impassioned speech against a bill that seeks to put new regulations on abortion providers and ban all abortions after 20 weeks," according to NPR.

The remarks that upset the House Leadership were the final words in Brown's speech: "And finally, Mr. Speaker, I'm flattered that you're all so interested in my vagina, but 'no' means 'no.'" (See video below of female legislators in Michigan making their pleas.)

According to the Detroit News: ""Majority Floor Leader Jim Stamas, R-Midland, determined Brown's comments violated the decorum of the House, said Ari Adler, spokesman for the Republican majority." via NPR

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