Alabama state Sen. Vivian Davis Figures (D) is going viral online after a video emerged showing her grilling a Republican colleague on Tuesday over his support of…
Alabama state Sen. Vivian Davis Figures (D) is going viral online after a video emerged showing her grilling a Republican colleague on Tuesday over his support of a law that seeks to ban nearly all abortions in the state.
During her time on the floor ahead of the state chamber’s vote on the proposal, which would also ban abortions in cases of rape and incest, Figures asked one of the co-sponsors behind the bill, state Sen. Clyde Chambliss (R), if he knew what is was like to be raped.
“Do you know what it’s like to be raped?” she could be seen asking.
“No, ma’am,” he said. “I don’t.”
“Do you know what it’s like to have a relative commit incest on you?” she continued.

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