Vagina Motorcycle! (Ann Ayers)

The only good thing to come out of North Carolina's abortion crusade

A sneaky attempt to restrict abortion spawns an absurd political meme


Katie McDonough
July 12, 2013 12:12AM (UTC)

This week, North Carolina Republicans continued their efforts to trample reproductive rights -- this time, with motorcycles.

With no public notice and three minutes to spare before the bill went up for debate on Wednesday morning, lawmakers inserted a series of sweeping antiabortion provisions into a motorcycle safety measure. The provisions of the bill are awful, would greatly restrict access and have faced criticism from state health regulators and the governor, as Salon has previously noted.

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But lawmaker's latest attempt to roll back reproductive rights has yielded one wonderful thing: #vaginamotorcycle.

Behold:

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And while not officially tagged with #vaginamotorcycle, this one still counts:

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Katie McDonough

Katie McDonough is Salon's politics writer, focusing on gender, sexuality and reproductive justice. Follow her on Twitter @kmcdonovgh or email her at kmcdonough@salon.com.

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