WATCH: Democrat Witness Testifies That “Men Can Get Pregnant And Have Abortions” At House Judiciary Committee Hearing

At the House Judiciary Committee hearing on Wednesday entitled “Revoking your Rights,” Executive Director of abortion rights nonprofit Avow Texas, Aimee Arrambide, told Rep. Dan Bishop (R-NC) that she believed that biological men can get pregnant and have abortions.

WASHINGTON, DC – Amid the furor over the Supreme Court’s potential revocation of the landmark 1973 Roe V. Wade decision protecting abortion rights, a Democratic witness at a hearing on reproductive rights held by the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday responded “yes” when asked if they felt that men could “get pregnant” and “have abortions.”

At the hearing, entitled “Revoking your Rights,” Executive Director of abortion rights nonprofit Avow Texas, Aimee Arrambide, and Rep. Dan Bishop (R-NC) got into a exchange over the definition of the word “woman” and the differences perceived by some between sex and gender as it relates to human reproductive capabilities.

“What do you say a woman is?” Bishop asked Arrambide.


FREE DIGITAL SUBSCRIPTION: GET ONLY 'FEATURED' STORIES BY EMAIL

Big Tech is using a content filtering system for online censorship. Watch our short video about NewsGuard to learn how they control the narrative for the Lamestream Media and help keep you in the dark. NewsGuard works with Big-Tech to make it harder for you to find certain content they feel is 'missing context' or stories their editors deem "not in your best interest" - regardless of whether they are true and/or factually accurate. They also work with payment processors and ad-networks to cut off revenue streams to publications they rate poorly by their same bias standards. This should be criminal in America. You can bypass this third-world nonsense by signing up for featured stories by email and get the good stuff delivered right to your inbox.
 

“I believe that everyone can identify for themselves,” she replied.

“Do you believe that men can become pregnant and have abortions?” Bishop then asked.

Yes,” Arrambide said.

Afterwards, Bishop and another Democratic witness, Dr. Yashica Robinson – an OBGYN and board member with Physicians for Reproductive Health – got into a heated debate over similar ideas concerning sex and gender.

“Dr. Robinson, I noticed in your written testimony you said that you use she/her pronouns. You’re a medical doctor…what is a woman?” Bishop asked.

“I think it’s important that we educate people like you about why we’re doing the things that we do,” Robinson responded. “And so the reason that I use she and her pronouns is because I understand that there are people who become pregnant that may not identify that way. And I think it is discriminatory to speak to people or to call them in such a way as they desire not to be called.”

“Are you going to answer my question? Can you answer the question, what’s a woman?” Bishop asked.

“I’m a woman, and I will ask you which pronouns do you use?” Robinson replied, saying he would “respect” whatever the Congressman’s answer was. However, Bishop instead pressed the doctor to answer his original question, to which he received the same exact answer.

“Is that as comprehensive a definition as you can give me?” Bishop asked.

“That’s as comprehensive a definition as I will give you today,” Robinson said. “Because I think that it’s important that we focus on what we’re here for, and it’s to talk about access to abortion.”

“So you’re not interested in answering the question that I asked unless it’s part of a message you want to deliver,” Bishop shot back.


Comment via Facebook

Corrections: If you are aware of an inaccuracy or would like to report a correction, we would like to know about it. Please consider sending an email to corrections@publishedreporter.com and cite any sources if available. Thank you. (Policy)