"So you agree, Republicans are just like the Taliban?": Texas lawmaker mocked for odd comparison. "Even the Taliban oppose abortion," Texas Republican lawmaker Matt Schaefer boasted

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Salon—"Even the Taliban oppose abortion," Texas Republican lawmaker Matt Schaefer boasted

'So you agree, Republicans are just like the Taliban?' Texas lawmaker mocked for odd comparison. A Republican lawmaker in the Texas House of Representatives was recently ridiculed for seemingly boasting that abortion is so immoral that even the Taliban prohibits the practice. His comments come in response to a Houston Chronicle op-ed headlined "Texas law rewarding abortion tattlers resembles Taliban more than America," which castigates a new Texas law that effectively puts a $10,000 "bounty" on abortion providers and incentivizes private citizens to file lawsuits against bad actors....