As I wrote on Wednesday, Texas State Senator Wendy Davis (a Democrat, duh) is a rock star. Not only did she stand for 11 hours to block a draconian anti-choice bill, she kept her cool in the face of some seriously ridiculous statements and actions from her opponents.
1. When a Congresswoman Gets Confused
Rep. Jodie Laubenberg (R): “In the emergency room they have what’s called rape kits where a woman can get cleaned out … The woman had five months to make that decision, at this point we are looking at a baby that is very far along in its development.”
2. When An Anti-Choice State Senator Says He Loves Women
State Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr. explains he’s anti-choice but also says, “I love women.”