Writer and commentator Candace Owens keyed into what she noticed as Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s reticence to make use of the time period “girl” versus “menstruating individual” in her rebuttal to Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signing the state’s new heartbeat bill into law.
The regulation will prohibit abortions to youngsters within the womb whose heartbeats are detected; usually within the sixth week of being pregnant.
In an interview with CNN’s Anderson Cooper, Ocasio-Cortez claimed Abbott might not be “conversant in a menstruating individual’s physique – in reality, I do know he isn’t conversant in a girl – a feminine – a menstruating individual’s physique.”
“So we all know that none of that is about supporting life. What that is about is controlling ladies’s our bodies. And controlling people who find themselves not cisgender males,” she continued, utilizing a time period for an individual who identifies because the gender they have been recognized as at start.
Owens instructed “Tucker Carlson Tonight” host Brian Kilmeade that the Bronx lawmaker is making each a specious argument and is outwardly afraid of woke repercussions of failing to differentiate ladies from “menstruating folks.”
“Isn’t it so unhappy we’ve to speak about primary biology particularly if you find yourself coping with somebody who’s a 32-year-old congresswoman — I’m sorry, did I say girl, I meant to say Congressmenstruatingperson – as a result of weren’t allowed to say girl,” mentioned Owens, who can be 32.
“She almost cripples her personal argument right here. Her argument is the evil GOP Is taking away actions that ladies are allowed to take by way of abortion — however she is instantly saying one thing worse: the actions ladies are allowed to take, are we even allowed to exist anymore?” she mentioned.
Owens mentioned Ocasio-Cortez is emblematic of the up to date Democratic Social gathering, in that they’ve been conditioned to cater to each figuring out faction or group, for concern of being instantly and completely ostracized like their ideological opponents.
“That is what her aspect represents – it’s so radical [you] can’t even formulate the phrase ‘girl’ since you really feel too scared, as a result of you need to accommodate all of those varied genders, and trans persons are additionally ladies… No – Ladies are ladies, when you can’t enter a debate about abortion and even establish what it means to be a girl you don’t have any place in that debate,” she mentioned.
Owens later added that the millennial congresswoman is certainly “good for the Republican Social gathering” as a result of she routinely places her “radicalism” on show, and due to this fact endears extra centrist People towards regardless of the political various can be.
“When she says ‘the patriarchy’ and the patriarchal concept that each one the stuff we’re saying, after which lowering us to a uterus whereas not recognizing that she is lowering ladies to the concept that we’re simply ‘menstruating individuals’ is means worse,” mentioned Owens.
“I’d somewhat be a uterus than be known as a ‘menstruating individual’. It’s good for our aspect, folks must see simply how radical the left has grow to be.”