‘Bury this!’: Used menstrual products sent to Texas governor after he signs ‘fetal burial’ order

‘Bury this!’: Used menstrual products sent to Texas governor after he signs ‘fetal burial’ order
Texas Governor Greg Abbott. (Image: Austin American-Statesman, Jay Janner via Fox News Latino)

[Ed. – A sure sign of their maturity.]

When Ele Chupik posted a Facebook message last month urging women to send used feminine hygiene products to Gov. Greg Abbott in protest of his order to require burials for the fetal remains of abortions, she wasn’t sure how many would take such an unusually graphic step.

The message went viral on Facebook and Twitter, with hundreds of women urging one another to send the governor their soiled tampons, pads and panty liners. Over the month of December, 17 women made good on the message and mailed their bloodstained refuse to Abbott’s office, records obtained by The Dallas Morning News show.

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Abbott and other supporters say the new rule shows respect for the lives lost in abortion and miscarriage. But the move generated another round of outrage from … women….

Some were so upset they were evidently willing to risk breaking the law by sending biological material through the U.S. Postal Service.

“Sending unprotected human bodily waste is a health hazard,” said Michael Sullivan, a postal inspector in Austin. “We don’t see a whole lot of that.”

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