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Forced Into An Ultrasound? Just “Close Your Eyes”

Robin Marty

Gee, where have we heard that before?  

Pennsylvania legislators may have decided to put the debate over a mandatory ultrasound bill on hold, but that’s not taking any of the heat off of the state’s governor.  When asked why he supported the intrusive, invasive procedure, Tom Corbett justified his stance, saying it’s not like the women have to look at the darn thing.

Via Talking Points Memo:

The quote in question came after Corbett was asked at a press conference whether “making [women] watch” an ultrasound went “too far.”

“I don’t know how you make anybody watch,” Corbett said. “You just have to close your eyes.”

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Unfortunately, he forgot to remind women that they can just think of England, too.

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