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June 15, 2012 12:15 pm

Lawmaker Cites Jewish Faith in Pro-Abortion Argument

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State Reprentative Lisa Brown of Michigan. Photo:

Detroit News – House Republicans prohibited state Rep. Lisa Brown from speaking on the floor Thursday after she ended a speech Wednesday against a bill restricting abortions by referencing her female anatomy.

Brown, a West Bloomfield Democrat and mother of three, said a package of abortion regulation bills would violate her Jewish religious beliefs and that abortions be be allowed in cases where it is required to save the life of the mother.

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