In yet another extremist call for the Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade and turn America into the GOP’s “Handmaid’s Tale” fantasy, Rep. Madison Cawthorn (R-N.C.) literally referred to women as “earthen vessels” on the House floor.

The six conservatives on the high court appear poised to strip women of their reproductive rights. And Republicans are all foaming at the mouth at the possibility that they will be able to oppress women and force them to give birth against their will.

On Friday, Cawthorn took it a step further by spouting religious extremist tones as he attempted to compare pregnant women to a Polaroid camera while referring to them as “earthen vessels sanctified by almighty God.”

“You have a Polaroid camera and you snap a beautiful picture, and a great photo prints out the front,” he said. “You hold it and shake it, waiting for the picture to appear, but suddenly someone walks by and snatches your photo, ripping it to shreds. “You cry, ‘Why did you destroy my picture?’”

Cawthorn said that the passerby claims that it’s “not a picture” because it “wasn’t fully developed yet.”

“All of us in this room realize how asinine that reasoning is,” Cawthorn continued. “One day, perhaps when science darkens the soul of the left, our nation will repent.”

Except that women are not Polaroid cameras. Fetuses are also not pictures. In fact, they can’t even survive outside the womb until the third trimester, a period of time when abortion can be restricted according to the 7-2 decision in Roe v. Wade, a decision that was guided by science and is still supported by science. Also, abortion is a woman’s choice, not something that is being forced upon them as Cawthorn is suggesting.

Understandably, Americans were disturbed by Cawthorn’s remarks.

But that’s not all. Cawthorn went on to double down on his remarks on Twitter.

And every word he said is complete bullsh*t.

Science agrees that fetuses can’t feel pain until the third trimester around 27 weeks, blowing away false Republican claims that fetuses can feel pain at 20 weeks or earlier. Furthermore, what Republicans refer to as a “fetal heartbeat” at six weeks isn’t really a heartbeat at all, and the “fetus” isn’t even a fetus at six weeks but is a mere embryo.

The Constitution also does not apply to the unborn. The 14th Amendment makes it clear that it applies to “all persons born.” Abortion was widely practiced during colonial times and was even legal in most states.

As for the Bible, even that religious text suggests that fetuses are not persons and do not possess a right to life. Also, the Bible has no bearing on American law since we live in a secular society just as the Founding Fathers intended.

The evidence is clear that abortion should remain a legal right. By stripping this right away from women, they would be deprived of their rights to due process and liberty, which are actually protected by the Constitution.

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