Pennsylvania State Rep. Calls Early Miscarriages 'Just Some Mess On a Napkin'

27.6k views

Pennsylvania state lawmaker Wendy Ullman, a Democrat who represents the state’s 143rd District, dug deep and found a brand-new low, even for abortion supporters.

Speaking in opposition of a state bill that would have hospitals bury or cremate the remains of all babies who are miscarried or aborted regardless of gestational age, Ullman callously dismissed early miscarriages as “just some mess on a napkin.”

“[House Bill 1890] refers specifically to the product of conception after fertilization, which covers an awful lot of territory,” Ullman said. "I think we all understand the concept of the loss of a fetus, but we’re also talking about a woman who comes into a facility and is having cramps and — not to be, not to be, concrete — an early miscarriage is just some mess on a napkin,” Ullman said.
 

 

The state representative was immediately slammed on Twitter by critics, many of whom expressed the pain they had felt when their own children were miscarried at an early age.
 

 

 

MRCTV Reader,

The media are hard at work weaving a web of confusion, misinformation, and conspiracy surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic.

This is why MRCTV, a program of the MRC, exists—to broadcast conservative values, culture, politics, expose media bias, and provide entertainment to new and diverse audiences. But we can’t do it alone. We are part of the only organization purely dedicated to this critical

Donate today to help MRCTV continue to produce videos and commentary that are seen far and wide. $25 a month goes a long way.

And now, thanks to the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, you can make up to a $300 gift to the 501(c)(3) non-profit organization of your choice and use it as a tax deduction on your 2020 taxes, even if you take the standard deduction on your returns.

— The MRCTV Team

DONATE

Connect

Sign up for MRCTV Daily newsletter to receive the latest videos and commentary.

MRC Merch