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Australian Politician Compares Abortion To Killing Snake Eggs

MP Geoff Shaw says we shouldn't kill the eggs in women's tummies. And the internet mocked him, because you either have to laugh or cry.

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Geoff Shaw, the Independent MP for Frankston in Victoria, has reignited abortion debate in the state after claiming the abortion laws there are amongst the worst in the world.

According to The Age, Shaw reportedly said, "Here in Australia we can't kill snake eggs but we are quite happy to kill an egg in the tummy and it should be the safest place for a baby to be."

It wasn't long before #TummyEggs began trending on Twitter.

food babies have a right to life #tummyeggs

Are there recipes for #TUMMYEGGS? Like, fried with an extra helping of misogyny?

Lady Van Badham@vanbadham

Are there recipes for #TUMMYEGGS? Like, fried with an extra helping of misogyny?

02:33 PM - 8 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Does #tummyeggs mean that I too, can become a Mother of Dragons?! #GameofThrones

Karen Woulfe@damelibellule

Does #tummyeggs mean that I too, can become a Mother of Dragons?!
#GameofThrones

02:59 PM - 8 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Did the chicken or the #tummyeggs come first? Speaking of coming first, if "potentials" is your deal, Shaw, I hope you never spilled seed.

Leena@LeenaVanD

Did the chicken or the #tummyeggs come first?

Speaking of coming first, if "potentials" is your deal, Shaw, I hope you never spilled seed.

02:48 PM - 8 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

@vanbadham I saw daddy sitting on Mummies #tummyeggs

MissPennyMonney@MissPennyMonney

@vanbadham I saw daddy sitting on Mummies #tummyeggs

02:59 PM - 8 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

@vanbadham Pooh is concerned #tummyeggs

Dang. I've put all my #tummyeggs in one basket

Dame Foo@iwantmynbn

Dang. I've put all my #tummyeggs in one basket

03:32 PM - 8 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Get the breakfast sausage and the muffin for crumpet and lo..... #TUMMYEGGS #knob

Nat Abboud@AbboudNat

Get the breakfast sausage and the muffin for crumpet and lo..... #TUMMYEGGS #knob

02:56 PM - 8 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

So vibrators will scramble the #tummyeggs ? Careful ladies

jason k @yabbie5674

So vibrators will scramble the #tummyeggs ?

Careful ladies

02:55 PM - 8 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Pffft! Any idiot know the eggs are grown from an egg-plant. #tummyeggs

Tutch Too Mutchness@ajmutchness

Pffft! Any idiot know the eggs are grown from an egg-plant. #tummyeggs

02:55 PM - 8 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Yolks aside, old whites should STFU about abortion. #tummyeggs

Mike@phantomdiorama

Yolks aside, old whites should STFU about abortion. #tummyeggs

02:55 PM - 8 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

LNP 3 word slogans: axe the tax stop the boats save the tummyeggs #tummyeggs #auspol

uknowispeaksense@uknowiSS

LNP 3 word slogans:

axe the tax
stop the boats
save the tummyeggs

#tummyeggs #auspol

02:54 PM - 8 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Yes right. It really works like that Mr Shaw - #tummyeggs Now we know where the real aliens are Don't we #auspol

OZloop@OZloop

Yes right. It really works like that Mr Shaw - #tummyeggs Now we know where the real aliens are Don't we #auspol

03:05 PM - 8 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Yummy yummy mummy. She's got eggs in her tummy. #tummyeggs

Col Smith@Dangerman_2

Yummy yummy mummy. She's got eggs in her tummy. #tummyeggs

03:07 PM - 8 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

@vanbadham True fact: heathen feminists have devilled #tummyeggs.

Damon Young@damonayoung

@vanbadham True fact: heathen feminists have devilled #tummyeggs.

03:03 PM - 8 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Bad #tummyeggs , like bad fathers and husbands, should be tolerated because they do more good than harm...

Paul Syvret@PSyvret

Bad #tummyeggs , like bad fathers and husbands, should be tolerated because they do more good than harm...

03:07 PM - 8 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

@vanbadham When my #tummyeggs are born I want them to be Hard Boiled not soft like their father

MissPennyMonney@MissPennyMonney

@vanbadham When my #tummyeggs are born I want them to be Hard Boiled not soft like their father

03:06 PM - 8 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

OMG #TUMMYEGGS ARE MANY DANGEROUS (via @deviantlamb)

Lady Van Badham@vanbadham

OMG #TUMMYEGGS ARE MANY DANGEROUS (via @deviantlamb)

02:43 PM - 8 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

But #TUMMYEGGS do exist!... if you're a seahorse...and a male one at that. #irony @vanbadham

Anonymous Wyn@WynRichards

But #TUMMYEGGS do exist!... if you're a seahorse...and a male one at that. #irony @vanbadham

02:34 PM - 8 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Geoff Shaw why do you hate snakes? #tummyeggs

Noël@NoelProbert

Geoff Shaw why do you hate snakes? #tummyeggs

03:26 PM - 8 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

It's cute that my 3yo thinks there's a baby in my tummy. That a grown man thinks this is terrifying #tummyeggs

AlysJ@AlysJ

It's cute that my 3yo thinks there's a baby in my tummy. That a grown man thinks this is terrifying #tummyeggs

02:35 PM - 8 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

My #tummyeggs brings all the Shaws to the yard&he's like my bill's better'n yours,damn right,better'n yours,it's your body but I'm in charge

Amy Gray@_AmyGray_

My #tummyeggs brings all the Shaws to the yard&he's like my bill's better'n yours,damn right,better'n yours,it's your body but I'm in charge

02:35 PM - 8 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Thanks. That's the title of my next novel sorted. Bleak dystopian thriller, naturally. RT @mark_travers: #TummyEggs

Justine Larbalestier@JustineLavaworm

Thanks. That's the title of my next novel sorted. Bleak dystopian thriller, naturally. RT @mark_travers: #TummyEggs

02:31 PM - 8 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

I prefer my eggs to be free-range, they're just not comfortable in the vicinity of my stomach. #TummyEggs

Elspeth LaMorte@elspethlamorte

I prefer my eggs to be free-range, they're just not comfortable in the vicinity of my stomach. #TummyEggs

03:10 PM - 8 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Geoff Shaw laments it's illegal to kill "eggs in the tummy". Does this imply he advocates continual pregnancy from menarche? #TUMMYEGGS

dame greenrat@thegreenrat

Geoff Shaw laments it's illegal to kill "eggs in the tummy". Does this imply he advocates continual pregnancy from menarche? #TUMMYEGGS

03:09 PM - 8 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

The logical conclusion of denying a woman's right to choose is foetal suffrage. #tummyeggs #vote1peppapig

ABC News Intern@ABCnewsIntern

The logical conclusion of denying a woman's right to choose is foetal suffrage. #tummyeggs #vote1peppapig

03:27 PM - 8 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Tummy Eggs Benedict. #namingmychild #tummyeggs

If you've got #tummyeggs, then I hope you've got a flamethrower handy.

Sir Aaron of C@blahjedi

If you've got #tummyeggs, then I hope you've got a flamethrower handy.

02:35 PM - 8 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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