Kentucky state representative Mary Lou Marzian (http://www.lrc.ky.gov/legislator/h034.htm) believed that a new Kentucky law requiring women to have a medical consultation 24 hours before having an abortion smacked of sexism. So she proposed a bill in the male-dominated House to drive home the point.

Under the legislation by Ms. Marzian, a Democrat, men would have to navigate a series of obstacles before they could obtain erectile dysfunction drugs, like Viagra. Each man would be required to have two doctor visits, a signed-and-dated letter from his spouse providing consent and a sworn statement — delivered with his hand on a Bible — that he would use the drugs only to have sex with his spouse.

Only married men would be eligible for the drugs.

In a phone interview this week, Ms. Marzian said, “I thought if we’re going to insert ourselves into women’s most private health care decisions, then we should insert ourselves into men’s most private health care decisions, as well.”

https://www.nytimes.com/2016/02/17/us/viagra-proposed-kentucky-law-wifes-consent.html

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