The bill’s sponsor, Democratic state Rep. Rolanda Hollis, claims her mandatory vasectomy legislation is honest turn-about given a current legislation limiting abortion rights within the state.
What’s good for ladies also needs to be good for males, Hollis says in her bill.
“Under existing law, there are no restrictions on the reproductive rights of men,” Hollis notes within the language of her controversial bill, which was launched on Thursday.
“This measure would require a man to undergo a vasectomy within one month of his 50th birthday or the birth of his third biological child, whichever comes first,” the bill says.
Odds are lengthy that the state’s Republican-majority legislature would ever move such a measure, which Hollis freely concedes was drafted to indicate the unfairness — and absurdity — of stringent current anti-abortion laws focusing on ladies.
“The vasectomy bill is to help with the reproductive system, and yes, it is to neutralize the abortion ban bill,” she told AL.com.
“It always takes two to tango,” Hollis famous. “We can’t put all the responsibility on women. Men need to be responsible also.”