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Craziest Anti-Abortion Statements Of 2013 As Told By Anchorman

2013 saw its fair share of attacks on women’s reproductive freedom. Clearly these anti-choice politicians aren’t heeding Ron Burgundy’s advice to “Stay classy.” We thought Burgundy and the rest of the KVWN Channel 4 News Team could help us deal with the most egregious statements on women’s health and reproductive rights from 2013.

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For example, the Oklahoma Senate voted for a bill to block the birth-control benefit in the Affordable Care Act because one constituent said that women are suppressing their natural identity as a “potential mother” by using “poison” birth control.

Even worse, some anti-choice politicians don’t even understand the restrictive anti-choice legislation that they support. They only want to take personal and private decisions out of the hands of women.

Take Texas State Rep. Jody Laubenberg.

And after pro-choice Texas Sen. Wendy Davis led an epic 11-hour filibuster to protect the majority of women’s health clinics across the state...

Speaking in favor of an abortion ban in the U.S. House of Representatives, Texas Rep. Michael Burgess bizarrely argued that he opposed abortion because fetuses masturbate.

Make no mistake - for many of these extreme anti-choice politicians, the ultimate goal is to ban abortion completely.

And there’s nothing classier than trusting women to make the best decision for their families and protecting the right to choose.

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