By Michael Stone
Can you smell the misogyny? Bill Drennan, a GOP candidate for the Virginia State House, suggests that the way to prevent abortions is by forcing pregnant women to wear ankle monitors.
Drennan, speaking at a candidate forum in Sterling, Virginia, last Wednesday, apparently tried to compare common sense gun legislation to a woman’s right to an abortion by equating aborted fetuses to the lives of individuals killed by gun violence.
The number of abortions in Virginia in 2017 was 17,210. The number of gun deaths, the misuse of guns, was 1,041. That’s a ratio of 16.5 to 1.
How about this… I’m going to impose commonsense restrictions on the constitutional right to an abortion. How about ankle bracelets?
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