It's Time to Play Abortion Law Mad Libs!

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With states from Oklahoma to Virginia actively finding ways to legislate their way right inside a woman's uterus and the US House of Representatives set to possibly consider a bill that would allow men to force their female partners to carry a pregnancy to term, there's a lot of shitty abortion floating around out there. But why let male elected officials have all the fun? Fill out these Orwellian Abortion Law Mad Libs and make up your own terrible law.

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So here's how it works: with a partner or by yourself, pick out words that fit the following criteria, and then plug the words into the provided text. Before you know it, you'll have your own shitty law. A warning, though: don't let this game get into the wrong right wing hands, or your state might be next to hop aboard the Handmaid's Tale Express!

Go here for a printable version.

Illustration for article titled Its Time to Play Abortion Law Mad Libs!
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And, if you're playing solo, here's your fill-in-the-blank list:

adjective
large number
profession
adjective
adjective
organ
slang for woman
personal trait
number
type of building
adjective +ed
organ
number
orifice
type of written work
insult
adjective
article of clothing
adjective
baby animal
profession
intensifier
noun
relative
profession
religious official
number
adverb
number
name of feminist icon
name of black American icon
number
number

Special thanks to the lovely and talented Alex Leo for the kickass Mad Lib graphic.

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DISCUSSION

I almost, ALMOST used Photoshop to smoosh together some Atwood handmaidens with Nazi train cars to create Handmaid's Tale Express, but then common sense stepped in.

So I know I still have common sense left. I eagerly await discovering what sort of virus is running, plaguelike through the GOP, to remove any vestige of their common sense.