Quote of the Day

"When a physician removes a child from a woman, that is the largest organ in a body. That's a big thing. That's a big surgery. You don't have any other organs in your body that are bigger than that."—Republican Alabama State Representative Mary Sue McClurkin, who is definitely a genius and obviously bored with the anti-choice classics, so figured she'd drop some new material.

Via Maya, who observes that a fetus is not an organ (nor is it a child), that nearly 90% of abortions take place in the first trimester, during which the fetus is about the same size as a smelt, and that a "first-trimester surgical abortion takes about 10 minutes and usually doesn't even require general anesthesia," which is an unusual definition of "big surgery."


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