Oklahoma Rep. wants men to have more say in women’s abortions, says women are just “hosts”
- The Oklahoma rep behind the state’s most recent abortion bill thinks it’s time men were allowed a little more say in what women do with their bodies — because women are mere “hosts” who don’t always treat their wombs responsibly.
- “I believe one of the breakdowns in our society is that we have excluded the man out of all of these types of decisions,” Oklahoma Rep. Justin Humphrey told The Intercept.
- His bill, HB 1441, would require women seeking abortions to first obtain the father’s written permission.
- “I understand that they feel like that is their body,” he continued, referring to women. “I feel like it is a separate — what I call them is, is you’re a ‘host.’ And you know when you enter into a relationship you’re going to be that host and so, you know, if you pre-know that then take all precautions and don’t get pregnant.” Read more (2/14/17 8:00 AM)
Well, if women are just hosts, then fetuses are just parasites … and nobody holds a funeral for a tapeworm.
Does this mean a man is a host, for holding one half the genetic code within his testicles? Are we to return to the old ways when masturbation was a sin worthy of the pillory and a public confession? Cameras in every house! immediately!
Seems it has done little good to point out the flaws in logic.