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Lawmakers Cringe in Horror as GOP Senator Reads Graphic Sex Scenes Aloud

Posted on AllSides September 13th, 2023
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Let the record show that Sen. John Kennedy (R-LA) used the words “dildo,” “cock,” and “strap-on” at a Tuesday hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee. The awkward viral moment occurred as the 71-year-old legislator was grilling Illinois Secretary of State Alexi Giannoulias about his state’s so-called anti-book ban law, which seeks to deter censorship in public schools and libraries. Apparently under the belief that mortifying the hearing was the best way to challenge Giannoulias, Kennedy pulled out a passage from All Boys Aren’t Blue, a “memoir-manifesto” by Black queer writer George...

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