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November 6, 2019

PA. Representative Tweets Apology for Calling Early Miscarriages "some mess on a napkin."

PA. Representative Wendy Ullman
Pennsylvania State Representative Wendy Ullman went to Twitter to apologize for a remark she made last week while during a hearing for a bill that would require medical facilities to bury or cremate children who were miscarried or aborted. In that hearing, she said,
“It refers specifically to the product of conception after fertilization which covers an awful lot of territory. I think we all understand the concept of the loss of a fetus, but we’re also talking about a woman who comes into a facility and is having cramps and — not to be, not to be, concrete — an early miscarriage is just some mess on a napkin.”
Women who have miscarried children and felt the pain that comes with that death called her out on her remarks, which devalue not only the lives of preborn children but also their personal struggles dealing with the loss of a child. She responded this week in a series of tweets that acknowledge the harshness of her language, but don't reverse her position.
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