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He was the governor of Indiana. And in March of 2016 he signed a a law imposing new limitations on abortion. He lived to regret it.

Note from the OP (moi) - I am assuming Pence lived to regret it but maybe I give him too much credit -- Perhaps Mother Pence was proud of her brave boy. ;-)

Well, you know what some men say about a scorned woman -- The scorned women of Indiana decided that if Mike wanted to know about their menstrual cycles they'd give him a lot of information (as David Letterman said: TMI or Too Much Information) But I digress.

Periods As Protest: Indiana Women Call Governor To Talk About Menstrual Cyclesc
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The "Periods for Pence" Facebook page wrote:

"Fertilized eggs can be expelled during a woman's period without a woman even knowing that she might have had the potential blastocyst in her. Therefore, any period could potentially be a miscarriage without knowledge. I would certainly hate for any of my fellow Hoosier women to be at risk of penalty if they do not 'properly dispose' of this or report it. Just to cover our bases, perhaps we should make sure to contact Governor Pence's office to report our periods. We wouldn't want him thinking that THOUSANDS OF HOOSIER WOMEN A DAY are trying to hide anything, would we?"

She invited women to call Pence's office to talk about their periods. "Let's make our bodies Mike's business for real, if this is how he wants it," the page posted.


The woman who came up with and implemented this inspired idea was "Sue Magina" -- rhymes with ...
Oh heck. You know what Magina rhymes with -- All of a sudden I'm remembering all those pink kitten hats. But f digress again.

Here are a couple of phone conversations which might amuse you:

The Facebook page shared transcripts of conversations

March 29:

Me: "Good morning. I just wanted to call and let the good Governor know that I am still not pregnant, since he seems to be so worried about women's reproductive rights."
Irritated lady on the other end of the phone: "And can I get your name, please?"
Me: "Sure, it's Not Pregnant Laura."

March 31:

Them: "Good Morning, Governor Pence's office"
Me: "Good Morning. I just wanted to inform the Governor that things seem to be drying up today. No babies seem to be up in there. Okay?"
Them: (Sounding strangely horrified and chipper at the same time) "Ma'am, can we have your name?"
Me: "Sure. It's Sue."
Them: "And your last name?"
Me: "Magina. That's M-A-G-I-N-A. It rhymes with — "
Them: "I've got it."
*Click*


There's gotta' be something here for the Texas anti-abortion law..

https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2016/04/08/473518239...
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