- During proceedings Sunday night, Republican Rep. Jody Laubenberg confused a rape kit with an abortion. She is the primary sponsor of HB60 (companion bill to SB5).
- — Jennifer Gunter (@DrJenGunter)Tue, Jun 25 2013 03:31:45PolitiFact Texas calls Jodie Laubenberg liar, liar pants on fire -> http://www.politifact.com/texas/statements/2013/jun/24/jodie-laubenberg/jodie-laubenberg-says-texas-rape-kit-dilation-and-/ …com/tePolitiFactTexas2013/jun/24/jodie-laubenberg/jodie-laubenberg-says-texas-rape-kit-dilation-and-/ via @PolitiFactTexas
- — B Didier (@Bev_Didier)Mon, Jun 24 2013 13:23:28What is a Rape Kit? | RAINN | Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network: http://www.rainn.org/get-information/sexual-assault-recovery/rape-kit#.UchHwLygO9c.twitter …et-information/sexual-assault-recovery/rape-kit#.UchHwLygO9c.twitter
- — Jane Doe, MD (@DrJaneChi)Tue, Jun 25 2013 01:17:11
Her comment was widely mocked on Twitter and Facebook because of its absence of any link to reality.
- — mazzie (official) (@mazzie)Mon, Jun 24 2013 13:19:49using the language "cleaning out" around rape kits is especially hideous for a number of reasons that make me want to punch things.
- — Wendy Davis (@WendyDavisTexas)Mon, Jun 24 2013 02:59:19
- — Anomaly (@Anomaly100)Mon, Jun 24 2013 12:25:58
- — Samantha Fredrickson (@sfredrickson)Mon, Jun 24 2013 06:41:37
- — Jenn (@jenn4037)Mon, Jun 24 2013 12:43:09
- — Vitamin Tai (@she_aint_Tai)Mon, Jun 24 2013 12:47:34Rep. Laubenberg must not be a Law & Order: SVU fan...I'm sure Detective Benson would be happy to explain what a rape kit is
- — addiestan (@addiestan)Mon, Jun 24 2013 12:42:05Apparently in TX you can get a rape kit that will 'clean you out' http://swampland.time.com/2013/06/24/texas-lawmakers-approve-abortion-restrictions/#ixzz2X86OHkFV …com/2013/06/24/texas-lawmakers-approve-abortion-restrictions/#ixzz2X86OHkFV
- — Jennifer Gunter (@DrJenGunter)Tue, Jun 25 2013 03:29:15What do u think of Rep. Jodie Laubenberg and her understanding of rape kits? e-mail her Jodie.Laubenberg@house.state.tx.us
- Updated with additional tweets.More about this story:
- Originally posted Monday 24 June at 5.45 am Pacific after being excised from the longer story.
Texas Republican Quote Of The Year: Rape Kit Cleans You Out
Updated: As Republican members of the Texas House sought to push through an anti-abortion bill, SB5, during a special session, one legislator put her foot in her mouth.
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