Skip to comments.Airlines Rejects Female Passenger Because Pro-Choice T-Shirt is "Inappropriate" [Language alert]
Posted on 05/23/2012 9:42:15 PM PDT by tom h
Yesterday I attended a meeting of pro-choice colleagues working to ensure women throughout this country get safe, compassionate abortion care. Today, I received an email from one of those colleagues, detailing the ordeal through which she was put by American Airlines on her flights home. They actually forced her to miss her connecting flight and demanded she change her top. The reason? Her politically salient pro-choice t-shirt was offensive to the flight crew.
That sign said: "If I wanted the government in my womb, I'd f*** a senator." ...
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I cannot even imagine what the woman looked like, who wore this shirt to the airport. Betcha even the oldest, horniest Democrat Senator wouldn't touch her.
OK, well the airlines did OK.
I find T-shirts with curse words distracting. Yes, I will defend to the death your right to wear garb with such verbiage anywhere in public.
But in a private setting, I prefer to not be assaulted thusly.
And airports are private — cartainly planes are.
(but this is yet another example of what passes for “class” in liberal circles.)
You know she'd do Al Franken.
If she wanted government in her womb she’d want the government to mandate that her insurer give her “free” contraception and pay for the cost of terminating all failed contraceptions - I guess she does want the government in there after all.
Stay classy, Judy, stay classy. Geesh. As much as I detest AA, I praise them for this.
She can turn her shirt inside out just like students in school are told to, when they where something vulgar.
It’s not about your sentiments, lady, it’s about your vulgarity.
I thought that was Al Franken.
“Yes, I will defend to the death your right to wear garb with such verbiage anywhere in public.”
There is, or used to be, such a thing as common decency. Public venue or not.
The T shirt doesn’t even make sense.
Hillary isn’t even in the senate any more.
Perhaps that is true about Democrat Senators but I think I know of a certain former US President who would hit it in a minute no matter what she looks like.
Wait. She payed for her tickets didn’t she?
So? Make a pest of yourself and you will be tossed off. Riding in a noisy, cramped metal tube with a few dozen to a few hundred people is downright unpleasant enough anyway without finding out you are sharing the experience with someone who has the social skills of an angry skunk.
That ticket is not a license to make everyone else on the plane even more miserable.
So this chick actually thought that shirt was appropriate for being in public? Goes to show the maturity of those folks, but then as with toddlers, everything has to always be about THEM.
>>There is, or used to be, such a thing as common decency. Public venue or not<<
The 1st Amendment is a harsh mistress. You you have to grit your teeth sometime.
I have always been ambivalent about “public decency” laws.
I am not saying you are wrong — I am just saying in general my feet fall in the “more freedom than not” camp...
Even if you're a woman.
I would imagine Ms. Fluke looks like a supermodel compared to this wench.
She has the right to wear that obscene shirt. AA has the right to deny her service, and the public has the right to ostracize her for wearing it.
Well of course it was appropriate, it was on a sign carried by the honorable Oklahoma state senator Judy McIntyre (D) at a pro-choice rally. /sarc
and now she has the attention she craved.