How Republican Budgets Affect Your Vagina
This video parodies the set of new abortion restrictions clandestinely placed in the Ohio state budget by Republicans and signed into law by Governor John Kasich (R-OH).
Ohio has been at the vanguard of abortion restrictions for years but these new measures make it even more difficult for women to access abortions. The budget — which was never even debated in public — even redefines where life begins, possibly making a popular form of birth control illegal.
This video does ask you to suspend disbelief as it exaggerates the new restrictions slightly and asks you to accept that a guy who looks like this:
is playing a guy who actually looks like this:
Governor Scott Walker (R-WI) also signed restrictions on women’s health, including mandatory ultrasounds, last week — in private.
Walker’s plans to not talk about these restrictions were complicated when a judge placed a temporary restraining order on the new laws.