“What she said was offensive. It was so offensive, I don’t even want to say it in front of women. I would not say that in mixed company.”
A female Michigan Democratic Representative was prevented from speaking after she used the word “vagina” in a debate about abortion.
“It was too much for some, including Republican Representative Mike Callton. … As the Michigan incident tells us, those who want to control women’s bodies also want to treat that body as an obscenity.”
More on the story here: http://www.newstatesman.com/blogs/world-affairs/2012/06/say-it-me-vagina-vagina-vagina