“Perquita Burgess, the most recent woman to accuse Bill O’Reilly of sexual harassment, appeared for the first time publicly as a guest on “The View” Thursday afternoon — just one day after the cable news giant was informed that he would no longer have a home at Fox News.
“It’s very cathartic; very cathartic,” Burgess said on Thursday, explaining that she felt “triumphant” after O’Reilly’s ousting. Burgess told the co-hosts that she was “tired of reliving the trauma every time I saw a woman speak out, and I wanted to save him from doing it to anyone else.” MORE
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“A Democratic lawmaker in Texas has proposed legislation that would fine men $100 for masturbating and require rectal exams before they get a vasectomy, a colonoscopy or a Viagra prescription.
State Rep. Jessica Farrar, of Houston, called her bill “satirical,” but said it was meant to highlight the struggles women faced while accessing health care under the restrictive reproductive laws pushed by the state’s GOP-led legislature.
Her bill promotes similarly invasive restrictions on men, including the fine for “emissions outside a woman’s vagina” which “will be considered an act against an unborn child, and failing to preserve the sanctity of life.” The bill, filed Friday, also requires storage of the “emissions” for future conception.” MORE