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MSNBC host wears tampon earrings to protest Texas abortion bill
The Daily Caller ^ | 7/21/2013 | Caroline May

Posted on 07/21/2013 6:06:40 PM PDT by markomalley

On her MSNBC show Sunday, Melissa Harris-Perry introduced a new type of jewelry inspired by the recent protests at the Texas Capitol.

Tampon earrings.

“My producer Lorena made for me, last week, some tampon earrings,” Harris-Perry said as she inserted them into her pierced ears.

“Because, of course, you’ll remember the Texas state legislature said you could not bring tampons in when they were going, these women, to in fact stand up for their own reproductive rights. You weren’t allowed to, initially, to bring tampons,” she explained.

During debate this month on abortion restricting legislation in Texas, protestors descended on the Texas Capitol. Officers with the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) confiscated items that could have been thrown into the gallery, including tampons and pads.

Democratic State Sen. Kirk Watson called the practice “boneheaded” and “crazy,” telling the Associated Press that he was able to secure assurances from the DPS that it would stop.

“So just in case that ever happens again, ladies, you can just bring them on your earrings,” Harris-Perry said, going on to introduce the show’s next segment, donning on her ears what most women wear well out of sight.

During DPS bag inspections officers discovered a number of questionable items, including jars allegedly containing feces and urine, in addition to the feminine hygiene products.

“During these inspections, DPS officers have thus far discovered one jar suspected to contain urine, 18 jars suspected to contain feces, and three bottles suspected to contain paint. All of these items — as well as significant quantities of feminine hygiene products, glitter and confetti possessed by individuals — were required to be discarded; otherwise those individuals were denied entry into the gallery,” DPS described in a press release.

Texas Republican Gov. Rick Perry signed the abortion bill into law on Thursday.


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; Extended News; US: Texas
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Nothing but class...
1 posted on 07/21/2013 6:06:40 PM PDT by markomalley
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To: markomalley

So junior high...


2 posted on 07/21/2013 6:07:41 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Zimmerman breaks Martin's nose/pounds his head on concrete? Does Martin's backers support Zimmerman?)
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To: markomalley

At least they weren’t used.


3 posted on 07/21/2013 6:08:36 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: markomalley

First rate journalism, as usual.


4 posted on 07/21/2013 6:10:34 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: markomalley

This is what happens when you abort your baby! You go insane! And then they have the gall to stand up and say shame on keeping your baby. Insanity abounds?


5 posted on 07/21/2013 6:11:07 PM PDT by PROTESTBYPROXY (Invictus Maneo !!)
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To: markomalley

Miz NBC keepin’ it classy...


6 posted on 07/21/2013 6:11:52 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: markomalley
Seriously, what is wrong with these people? Liberalism really is a mental disease.
7 posted on 07/21/2013 6:13:04 PM PDT by softwarecreator
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To: markomalley

You have to admit that if Chris Matthews did it, that MSNBC’s ratings might actually go up for a change. It’s worthy of a Photoshop.

“Chris Matthews with Tampon Earrings.”


8 posted on 07/21/2013 6:13:41 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy (Be Brave! Fear is just the opposite of Nar!)
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To: markomalley

That’s ok, were saving babies to protest Liberal douchebags....


9 posted on 07/21/2013 6:14:06 PM PDT by Feckless (I was trained by the US << This Tagline Censored by FR >> ain't that irOnic?)
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To: markomalley

Well at least we’re even.. I always put a condom on my remote when I search channels around the m/BSNBC block of channels.. You can’t be too safe.. :)


10 posted on 07/21/2013 6:14:39 PM PDT by carlo3b (Speechless in Sugar Land)
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To: markomalley

Good God...they’re melting down and it’s televised!

This is a very good sign for us.


11 posted on 07/21/2013 6:14:59 PM PDT by Reagan‹berAlles
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To: markomalley

How appropriate, a douche-bag wearing tampon earrings.


12 posted on 07/21/2013 6:15:24 PM PDT by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: markomalley

Behold the product of a liberal college education.


13 posted on 07/21/2013 6:15:34 PM PDT by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: markomalley

The part of the body those things are supposed to go in.... That’s what she is. A c***.


14 posted on 07/21/2013 6:15:34 PM PDT by NJRighty ("It's sick out there and getting sicker" - Bob Grant)
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To: Reagan√úberAlles
What do cotton plugs have to do with murdering innocent babies?
15 posted on 07/21/2013 6:15:45 PM PDT by liberalh8ter (The only difference between flash mob 'urban yutes' and U.S. politicians is the hoodies.)
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To: markomalley

I think the hyphenated name went to her brain. Crikey, she is certifiable..


16 posted on 07/21/2013 6:16:04 PM PDT by cardinal4 (Skip impeachment and move straight to deportation..)
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To: markomalley
I feel that within five months, ANY woman should be able to have made up her mind if she wanted to eliminate her baby... Before then, she should be aware of the pregnancy, and if so inclined to murder her child, have ample time. I don't think this is really about the time frame. Possibly some preventative mesures should be discussed with the Dr. and patient....or, maybe the preacher would have some guidelines against murdering your child vs. prevention of pregnacies.
17 posted on 07/21/2013 6:18:44 PM PDT by momf
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To: markomalley
Harris-Perry: Detroit is “what it looks like when government is small enough to drown”

http://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/2013/07/19/melissa_harris_perry_on_detroit_what_it_looks_like_when_government_is_small.html

18 posted on 07/21/2013 6:21:46 PM PDT by Fzob (In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock. Jefferson)
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To: markomalley
MSNBC host wears tampon earrings to protest Texas abortion bill

Oh, looky! It's a couple of tampons with an ass in the middle!

What is it with these people being furious over a law that does nothing more than require abortions to be treated as medical procedures? I thought they didn't want them performed in 'back alleys'...or is it just they don't want them done anywhere but in THEIR back alley?

19 posted on 07/21/2013 6:26:14 PM PDT by MamaTexan (I am a Person as defined by the Law of Nature, not a 'person' as defined by the laws of Man)
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To: momf

a woman does have the right to choose when she chooses to have sex and becomes pregnant she has used up that right she doesnt have the right to commit murder


20 posted on 07/21/2013 6:26:26 PM PDT by bigheadfred (INFIDEL)
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To: markomalley

So the clerk got on the intercom and said, “Which ones?”
“The kind you can push in with your thumbs, or the
bigger ones you have to hammer in?”


21 posted on 07/21/2013 6:29:45 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: markomalley

Hey lady, 50 million and counting.


22 posted on 07/21/2013 6:31:24 PM PDT by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: mass55th

Someone should send her a pair of baby shoes.
That’s what this is about.


23 posted on 07/21/2013 6:32:18 PM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (NRA Life Member)
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To: SandRat

I wouldn’t be so sure they weren’t used. She may wash and re-use her tampons.


24 posted on 07/21/2013 6:39:56 PM PDT by anton
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To: markomalley

1st, who didn’t think “the host” was Chris Matthews?

2nd, best comment on the site was, “Why not where two dangling baby legs”, as that is more in line with her position?


25 posted on 07/21/2013 6:42:34 PM PDT by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: markomalley

Nothing but class...
Lots of class. But it is all low class.


26 posted on 07/21/2013 6:44:23 PM PDT by certrtwngnut (')
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To: markomalley

They would look a lot better in her nostrils.


27 posted on 07/21/2013 6:45:37 PM PDT by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: markomalley; All

These people really are mentally ill. Or have the definitions of mental illness changed so much that behavior like this is considered “normal”.

Much as I detest Rahm Emanuel, “what [is she], 12?” is a perfect fit.


28 posted on 07/21/2013 6:46:35 PM PDT by KGeorge (Till we're together again, Gypsy girl. May 28, 1998- June 3, 2013)
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To: markomalley

White trash.


29 posted on 07/21/2013 6:47:44 PM PDT by ThePatriotsFlag ( EVERY DIME Obama Spends is given to him by the Republicans in the House.)
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To: markomalley

I think we need to start drug-testing these morons in the state-controlled “media”. A lot of those people just aren’t right in the head.


30 posted on 07/21/2013 6:51:39 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Amnesty. The DemocRATS' payback for the 2010 elections.)
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I think she’s been punked. Those don’t look like any tampon I’ve ever seen — what the heck are all those stubby quill-like thingies??


31 posted on 07/21/2013 6:57:38 PM PDT by viaveritasvita ("The One who reigns forever, He is a friend of mine, the G-d of angel armies, is always by my side.")
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To: markomalley

I’m trying to figure out what tampons have to do with baby dismemberment. I’m pregnant with number three, and unless there’s something somebody isn’t telling me I don’t need tampons. After giving birth to the first two my doc said nothing in the vagina for six weeks so again, no tampons. I admit my complete ignorance of post-baby dismemberment care here, but I would think that this would hold true after that torture as well? If tampons are needed then a woman is not pregnant, and therefore this little stunt is just a way for her to be an attention whore.


32 posted on 07/21/2013 6:58:31 PM PDT by goodwithagun (My gun has killed fewer people than Ted Kennedy's car.)
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To: markomalley

Hopefully those weren’t previously used.


33 posted on 07/21/2013 6:58:32 PM PDT by Crucial (Tolerance at the expense of equal treatment is the path to tyranny.)
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To: markomalley

Actually they’re a damned good idea! After all, I bleed from the ears everytime I listen to anything on MSNBC.


34 posted on 07/21/2013 6:58:34 PM PDT by Dogbert41 (Thy Kingdom come!)
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To: markomalley

I bet some conservative sent them to her as a joke never expecting the idiot would actually WEAR THEM ON TV!!!


35 posted on 07/21/2013 7:00:43 PM PDT by Mr. K (There are lies, damned lies, statistics, and democrat talking points.)
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy
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36 posted on 07/21/2013 7:01:36 PM PDT by HotHunt
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To: markomalley

Those so-called “ear rings” are reason number 143,837 I gave away my television years ago.


37 posted on 07/21/2013 7:02:26 PM PDT by Standing Wolf
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To: markomalley

I just read Chris Mathews is going to start wearing a douche bag on his head.


38 posted on 07/21/2013 7:05:22 PM PDT by big bad easter bunny (If it weren't for coffee I would still be living with my parents!)
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To: big bad easter bunny
I just read Chris Mathews is going to start wearing a douche bag on his head.

That'd be like putting a wool sweater on a sheep.

39 posted on 07/21/2013 7:08:14 PM PDT by tacticalogic ("Oh, bother!" said Pooh, as he chambered his last round.)
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To: markomalley

Liberals are soooo kewl. Did she wear her “vagina dress” to?


40 posted on 07/21/2013 7:08:19 PM PDT by Baynative (Lord, keep your arm around my shoulder and your hand over my mouth.)
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To: markomalley

If she had a tampon on her ear...I wonder where she put her pencil?


41 posted on 07/21/2013 7:12:33 PM PDT by jy8z (From the next to last exit before the end of the internet.)
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To: jy8z

Some things it is best not to know.


42 posted on 07/21/2013 7:15:14 PM PDT by sport
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To: jy8z
"like throwing a hotdog down a hallway"

-Stewie Griffin

43 posted on 07/21/2013 7:16:44 PM PDT by tacticalogic ("Oh, bother!" said Pooh, as he chambered his last round.)
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To: markomalley

The stupidity... that’s the wrong word for it, because this woman is not displaying lack of intelligence, she is displaying a brain that has been wired in a completely random pattern. The red wires are attached to the yellow wires, the black to the blue, etc.

As a woman, seeing women like this just makes me cringe. You cannot make a rational argument that women deserve equal rights when so many of them act so illogically. I can’t imagine that women put on displays demonstrating utter lack of thinking ability like this during the women’s suffrage movement... we never would have gotten the right to vote.


44 posted on 07/21/2013 7:29:04 PM PDT by exDemMom (Now that I've finally accepted that I'm living a bad hair life, I'm more at peace with the world.)
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To: PROTESTBYPROXY

They won’t ever wear earrings composed of pills or condoms, though. That would show them the easily had precautions they failed to take! (Not that I’m endorsing these personally versus good old fashioned godly self control, but come ON, after all the militancy for their widespread availability, how many are USING them?)


45 posted on 07/21/2013 7:30:17 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Whatever promise that God has made, in Jesus it is yes. See my page.)
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To: HotHunt

Tragically, there are places in the US where you can see such things on the street.


46 posted on 07/21/2013 7:37:37 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy (Be Brave! Fear is just the opposite of Nar!)
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To: markomalley

47 posted on 07/21/2013 7:39:47 PM PDT by JoeProBono (Mille vocibus imago valet;-{)
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To: markomalley

Desperate for attention and at least 4 viewers .

How does this channel stay open
It’s bleeding the NBC financials .


48 posted on 07/21/2013 7:44:28 PM PDT by ncalburt (Amnesty media out in full force)
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To: markomalley

Desperate for attention and at least 4 viewers .

How does this channel stay open
It’s bleeding the NBC financials .


49 posted on 07/21/2013 7:45:03 PM PDT by ncalburt (Amnesty media out in full force)
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To: markomalley

I think her hair is pulled too tight. No slack left for logical thinking.


50 posted on 07/21/2013 7:48:37 PM PDT by Paladin2
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