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Berkeley Professor Slams Josh Hawley as Transphobic in Roe v. Wade Hearing

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University of California, Berkeley, law professor slammed GOP Senator Josh Hawley as "transphobic" during a Senate hearing Tuesday on abortion policy.During the hearing, professor Khiara Bridges used the phrase "people with a capacity for pregnancy," which is considered a gender-neutral term that encompasses everyone who is able to get pregnant, including transgender men and nonbinary individuals.Her use of the phrase received pushback from Hawley, a Missouri Republican."I wanna recognize that your line of questioning is transphobic, and it opens up trans people to violence."— Law professor Khiara Bridges, after explaining to Sen.

Josh Hawley (R-MO) that more than just women are capable of giving birth"You used a phrase several times—I want to make sure I understand what you mean by it.

You've referred to people with a capacity for pregnancy. Would that be women?" he asked.Bridges responded: "Many women, cis women have the capacity for pregnancy.

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