A Kentucky lawmaker is trying to fight abortion by adopting an absurd bill. Although it might seem like a joke, a lawmaker proposed a bill that can stop men from being prescribed Viagra. All men should receive wife written permission before they can be prescribed Viagra and any erectile dysfunction drug.
This bill is controversial for sure. And this is not all. Before receiving the prescription for Viagra, men need to visit the doctor at least twice. Once they go to the doctor, they have to show the written permission from their wife.
The House bill 369 was proposed by Mary Lou Marzian. She is a Democrat from Louisville. This bill gets even better: men have to swear on the Bible that they will use this drug with their wife. This bill comes after Matt Bevin, a Kentucky Governor signed a law that requires women to receive counsel from their doctor before having an abortion.
Mary Lou Marzian mentioned that the bill she proposed is a protest to the law signed by the Republicans. She believes that this intervention into the health of women is made by a predominantly male General Assembly. She also mentioned that she is only making a point and that she does not expect this bill to go too far.
The bill that Marzian proposed might be applied for drugs like Cialis, Viagra, Avanafil, and Levitra. It might also be applied to other types of procedures and treatments for erectile dysfunction. The Democratic congresswoman mentioned that this bill is not going to go very far, but it will sure illustrate how ridiculous the new abortion laws are.
She believes that it is not normal for men to be the ones that make abortion laws. She believes that they should not be involved in women’s health. This is why she proposed the bill, to show that women can do the same. The Democratic congresswoman also mentioned that she wanted to strike a nerve when she proposed this bill. She believes that she has made her point but she also hopes that the abortion laws won’t continue to be made by “mostly white men” as she mentioned.
What is your opinion about this bill? Do you think that the Democratic congresswoman has made her point?
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