A West Virginia lawmaker taunted pro-choice women on social media in anticipation that Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh will help to overturn Roe v. Wade, reports the Friendly Atheist.
In the now-deleted Facebook comment, Parkersburg City Councilman Eric Barber wrote, “Better get you’re [sic] coathangers ready liberals,” in response to Democratic Senator Joe Manchin’s announcement on Friday that he would vote ‘Yes’ to confirm Kavanaugh.
After deleting the original post, Barber again joked about back-alley abortions:
According to a local paper, Barber also has an extensive criminal history:
His arrest on misdemeanor charges of disorderly conduct and obstruction Monday was not Parkersburg City Councilman Eric Barber’s first brush with local law enforcement.
He has an outstanding warrant from Belpre Mayor’s Court for failure to appear in 2013 on a possession of marijuana charge, had his driver’s license reinstated earlier this year after a 2012 driving under the influence charge and served time in the state correctional system after pleading guilty to breaking and entering in 1999.