MEDIA
10/30/2014 09:37 am ET Updated Oct 30, 2014

Rachel Maddow Destroys Republican Argument That IUD Is Ongoing Abortion In Your Body

What's the only thing that could get Rachel Maddow to sit back and crack open a few beers (non-alcoholic, of course) on the set of her own show?

Just Tea Party candidates trying to put a stop to legal abortion and access to birth control.

Specifically, Colorado Republican gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez, who believes that intrauterine devices (IUDs) should be banned because they are "an abortifacient."

Maddow had to prepare herself for this one.

The MSNBC host relocated to her very own "man cave," where she took viewers back to elementary school health class, complete with diagrams and illustrations of the female reproductive system. Furthermore, Maddow introduced Dr. Stephanie Teal, who specializes in obstetrics and gynecology at University of Colorado Hospital, to provide an explanation for wrongheaded men like Beauprez.

"There's not really any argument about it in the medical community," said Teal. "It's not an abortion clinic in your body."

"Turns out, Bob Beauprez is not supported on the science in that assertion," Maddow said. "Politics meets science, it's almost never an even match."

Class dismissed.

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