Michigan regains lead in “Worst Legislature in the Country” Award….
Despite stiff competition from many state houses and even the US Capitol this season, the Michigan Legislature has managed to pull off a surprise upset in the “Worst Legislature” Bowl by overriding Governor Rick Snyder’s 2012 veto of the so-called “Rape Insurance Bill”. Freed from the constraints of an executive veto, the legislature overwhelmingly voted to prohibit ALL health insurance plans in the state from offering coverage for abortion procedures even in cases of rape and incest.
“We really were inspired by Michigan State’s win over Ohio State!” said Michigan State Senate Majority Leader Randy Richardville, “While we were fighting the US Congress and its 9% approval rating, we knew we could come back to win it.”
At this time it is believed the Oklahoma, Mississippi, and Texas legislatures were considering emergency sessions to see if they could pass even more asinine laws by the year’s end….