It’s no secret that the State of Texas has been in the headlines as women have been protesting and some politicians have been filibustering what conservative lawmakers are trying to do to the state’s laws on abortion and reproductive rights.
Last week, Wendy Davis was all over the news, donning her “rouge red” running shoes to help give her feet support for her 13-hour filibuster that kept Texas SB-5 from becoming law — at least for a little while.
But some in the Lone Star State don’t like upstarts and rabble-rousers. Texan Sarah Slamen found that out the hard way, as she tried to testify before the Texas Senate on why she opposed passage of the draconian bill and raised questions about the committee members qualifications as experts on women’s health:
Is this what you would expect from your elected representatives if you disagreed with them? Nice touch with having sheriff’s physically remove her from the chamber, don’t you think?
Stay classy, Texas.