A Pennsylvania state representative announced he is going to introduce legislation that would force men to get vasectomies within six weeks of having their third child or their 40th birthday, “whichever comes first.”
State Rep. Christopher Rabb (D) is creating the bill in response to the Texas Heartbeat Act, a pro-life law that was just enacted in the Lone Star State and bans abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected. Leftists have been outraged since the law went into effect, and many claim Republicans made the law to control women’s bodies — including Rabb.
“As we head toward climax on this heated discourse around this delicate matter, we should come together to address it with surgical precision. We must also commit to mending the social fabric being sliced up by bitter acrimony,” Rabb said in an October 2 memo to all Pennsylvania House members. [Emphasis added]
“In order to improve public health outcomes and release sweet justice into our households and bedrooms, we must wrap our love of individual liberty in the moral imperative of greater personal responsibility and acknowledge men’s essential role in procreation,” he continued.
Making a play off the Texas law, his bill would “empower Pennsylvanians” to enforce the law by offering a $10,000 reward for reporting to the “proper authorities those scofflaws who have not complied with this statue within the allotted timeframe.” In the Texas law, any person can sue any abortion provider who kills an unborn child after six weeks of gestation, and any person can sue anyone who aids or abets in an illegal abortion. The person being sued must pay the person doing the suing at least $10,000 per illegal abortion they perform or assist.
Rabb also included woke gender terms in his announcement, asserting the biological falsehood that people besides women can become pregnant.
“As long as state legislatures continue to restrict the reproductive rights of cis women, trans men and non-binary people, there should be laws that address the responsibility of men who impregnate them,” he said. “Thus, my bill will also codify “wrongful conception” to include when a