Utah Lawmakers Say Women Can Control ‘Sperm Intake’ After Roe V. Wade’s Knockdown – News for Us!

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A Republican politician in Utah is drawing attention to her statements about abortion for the wrong reasons.

State representatives on Friday evening Karianne Lisonbee told reporters in Beehive State that she trusts women to “control men’s ejaculation” and “control semen uptake” during sex. Yes, really! The shocking comments came in response to last week’s shocking and disappointing comments US Supreme Court Decisions to reverse the landmark 1973 abortion rights case Roe v. calfas well as 1992s Planned Parenthood vs. Casey.

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Lisonbee drew the ire of the internet over the weekend after telling reporters at a news conference in Salt Lake City on Friday:

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“I received a text message today saying I should try to control men’s ejaculation and not women’s pregnancy. [and] that I clearly don’t trust women enough to make decisions to control their own bodies.”

Ooookay… so where are we going with this… It’s what she said next that had jaws dropping across the country:

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“And my answer is that I trust women enough to control when they allow a man to ejaculate inside them and to control that intake of semen.”

Uhh what?!

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How are women supposed to “control this intake of semen”?! That’s not how it works… not at all! Imagine if it were that easy! Amazingly, Rep. Lisonbee instantly followed these words with this startlingly aloof statement:

“This may be inflammatory, but I think we have a responsibility as legislators to create a legal framework that is friendly and supports rights.”

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Yes, sure was flammable! And yet she said it! Also, this new anti-abortion legal framework is neither “friendly” nor “pro-rights” as Rep. Lisonbee claims, so what are we really doing here?! You can watch Lisonbee’s testimony on video (below):

Wow…

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Amazingly, Lisonbee actually went back a day later and apologized for her statement! In a text message to The Independentthe Republican politician wrote:

“What I said in the press conference [yesterday] when I referred to the message I received and my response to it did not reflect what I intended to express or the full content of my written response which included the statement that women have no choice when raped and Protection under Utah’s triggers have law.”

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To her credit, Rep. Lisonbee — who will serve as vice chair of the House Rules in the Utah state legislature after being elected in 2017 — has previously proposed legislation that advocates for victims of sexual assault.

See also: Rita Moreno ‘could have died’ after failed abortion with Marlon Brando!

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She referred to those bills in the rest of her apologetic follow-up statement, adding:

“My first statement at the press conference made clear the actions I have taken to pass legislation that provides legal protections and remedies for victims of sexual assault. The political and social divide in America seems to be widening at an ever faster pace. I am committed to respectful and civic engagement. I can always do better and will keep trying.”

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Well, that certainly sounds better than her first words.

Still, Utah has a “trigger law” banning abortions that went into effect Friday after roe was overturned. This bill — co-sponsored by Rep. Lisonbee himself in 2020 — makes abortion illegal in the state, with some very specific exceptions for rape, incest, and medical issues that make abortion “necessary to avert death” in the pregnant woman.

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But seriously, WTF was Rep. Lisonbee thinking here?! And she is a woman, no less! We have NO faith in dip s**t right men to ever get anything right about women’s bodies, but shouldn’t other women at least know that little bit about what’s going on???

What do you think of this clueless politician’s comments, Perezcious readers?

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