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niyad

(116,021 posts)
Fri May 10, 2024, 08:24 PM May 10

A friend has suggested that we call britt's insanity the ELSIE Act.

iI have not worked it out yet. Perhaps some of our more talented members could suggest the best words???

For those of you who have not seen one of today's more insane little tidbits, that nutcase from Alabama, katie britt (remember her state of the union response?) has introduced a bill called the MOMS Act (More Opportunities for Moms to Succeed), which would essentially create a federal data base of pregnant people. She has been excoriated, laughed at, ridiculed all over the internet today (including the cringe-worthy video, which has not been posted on DU yet).

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A friend has suggested that we call britt's insanity the ELSIE Act. (Original Post) niyad May 10 OP
sorry this makes no sense to me. what are you referring to? dsp3000 May 10 #1
That gender traitor katie britt(r-AL) (state of the union response) niyad May 10 #3
Exposing Ladies' Sensitive Information Everywhere joshcryer May 10 #8
THANK YOU!!! niyad May 10 #9
No thank you for the suggestion, sorry for not getting it right away. I even Tweeted it out! joshcryer May 10 #10
WOW!!! Even bigger THANK YOU!!! I will be interested in what kinds niyad May 10 #14
I don't have many followers on that account... joshcryer May 10 #16
Another one when I asked it to be sarcastic: Endless Laundry, Sleepless In Eternity joshcryer May 10 #13
I like it!!! niyad May 10 #15
Her fascist legislation NanaCat May 11 #27
"crisis pregnancy centers" financed by our taxes, no less. niyad May 11 #28
Elsie? Like Elsie the Cow? Stinky The Clown May 10 #2
Exactly. niyad May 10 #5
Think breeder cows. Livestock. Chattel. TSExile May 10 #7
Any searches for this only bring up this page, what exactly are you talking about? joshcryer May 10 #4
see post 3 niyad May 10 #6
Try searching Elsie the Cow Mossfern May 10 #11
Yeah, OP explained, and it is perfect. joshcryer May 10 #12
Frightening idea a national birth data base. Duncanpup May 10 #17
Next will be a national menstrual data base. niyad May 10 #19
Here's the bill. Don't see where it forces pregnant women to register as part of a national data base. onenote May 11 #29
Did she make a video introducing the Moms act? Iris May 10 #18
Apparently she did. The newsweek article in the DU OP where I niyad May 10 #20
Wow. She really needs to take a step back Iris May 10 #21
off a cliff would be helpful. niyad May 10 #22
Exactly Iris May 11 #26
night bump before I hit the hay joshcryer May 11 #23
Thank you. On both counts! niyad May 11 #24
. . . niyad May 11 #25

niyad

(116,021 posts)
3. That gender traitor katie britt(r-AL) (state of the union response)
Fri May 10, 2024, 08:38 PM
May 10

has proposed the oh-so-cleverly named MOMS Act (More Opportunities for Moms to Succeed), which would essentially create a federal registry of pregnant people. Since women are essentially seen as gestating/lactating cows, might as well be honest with the legislation.

Many of us here remember Elsie, the Borden cow mascot.

joshcryer

(62,300 posts)
8. Exposing Ladies' Sensitive Information Everywhere
Fri May 10, 2024, 08:52 PM
May 10

Had to convince Copilot to generate this but here's a bunch more:

Privacy:

Exposing Ladies’ Sensitive Information Everywhere
Endangering Liberty, Sacrificing Individual Expectations
Encroaching Lives, Surveillance Increases Exponentially
Eroding Levels of Security, Invasion of Expectations
Entering Lives, Snooping Intrusively Everyday

Bodily atonomy:

Encroaching Ladies’ Sovereignty, Invasion Escalates
Eroding Liberty, Sacrificing Individual Expectations
Exposing Ladies’ Sensitive Information Excessively
Endangering Ladies’ Security, Intrusive Enforcement
Enforced Legislation, Sacrificing Individual Empowerment

joshcryer

(62,300 posts)
16. I don't have many followers on that account...
Fri May 10, 2024, 09:04 PM
May 10

...but hopefully people will search the MOMS Act and find it! 🤞

 

NanaCat

(2,332 posts)
27. Her fascist legislation
Sat May 11, 2024, 01:57 PM
May 11

Also proposes to direct pregnant women to fraudulent 'crisis pregnancy' centers that dole out anti-science propaganda about contraception and abortion.

TSExile

(3,223 posts)
7. Think breeder cows. Livestock. Chattel.
Fri May 10, 2024, 08:44 PM
May 10

But then, even livestock is worth more than a human female in the eyes of the patriarchy.

onenote

(43,403 posts)
29. Here's the bill. Don't see where it forces pregnant women to register as part of a national data base.
Sat May 11, 2024, 02:51 PM
May 11
https://www.britt.senate.gov/wp-content/uploads/2024/05/MOMS-Act_FINAL-Britt_Rubio_Cramer1.pdf
What is bad about this bill is not what everyone is claiming it does, but doesn't. It's that it would create a central clearinghouse where pregnant women could get pre- and post-natal information and would provide grants for organizations that provide pregnancy-related information. It even requires such information be provided in multiple languages. That would actually be a good thing, but it isn't a good thing in this bill because the bill bars pregnancy-related information information or grants from being provided to any entity, including such entity's affiliates, subsidiaries, successors, and clinics, that performs, induces, refers for, or counsels in favor of abortions, or provides financial support to any other organization that conducts such activities.

niyad

(116,021 posts)
20. Apparently she did. The newsweek article in the DU OP where I
Fri May 10, 2024, 11:44 PM
May 10

first read about this insanity earlier today mentioned it, but I have not seen it. It was said to be even more cringe-worthy than her SOTU histrionics.

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