GB News guest shuts down pregnancy debate saying 'men cannot get pregnant'

Businessman Adam Brooks said trans people need rights "but not at the expense of women or science"

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A GB News guest says “men cannot get pregnant” as the transgender row continues to rage on.

Earlier this week, Senator Josh Hawley clashed with law professor Khiara Bridges during a heated Senate debate over who can get pregnant.

And speaking on GB News’ Dan Wootton Tonight, businessman Adam Brooks said “trans people need rights but not at the expense of women or science.”

Before his comments, broadcaster Ashley James said she believes that transgender men can give birth.

Dan Wootton and Adam Brooks
Dan Wootton and Adam Brooks
Ashley James
Ashley James

Ms James said: “The facts are if you transition, and you are a trans man and you have a uterus then you can give birth.”

But Mr Brooks was quick to hit back, saying: “Women cannot have penises and men cannot get pregnant, that is a fact.

“Trans people need rights but not at the expense of women or science. This is facts.”

Speaking about the Supreme Court’s decision to reverse the Roe vs Wade abortion rule in the US Senate on Tuesday, Ms Bridges reportedly used the phrase “people with a capacity for pregnancy.”

Mr Hawley responded by saying: “You’ve referred to people with a capacity for pregnancy, would that be women?”

To which Ms Bridges said that many cisgender women have the capability to get pregnant.

Before adding: “There are also trans men who are capable of pregnancy as well as non-binary people who are capable of pregnancy.”

Mr Hawley then said: “So this isn’t really a women’s rights issue. It’s … it’s what?”

Ms Bridges replied: “We can recognise that this impacts women while also recognising that it impacts other groups, those things are not mutually exclusive, Senator Hawley.

“I want to recognise that your line of questioning is transphobic and it opens up trans people to violence by not recognising them.”

Mr Hawley continued: “You’re saying that I’m opening up people to violence by asking whether or not women are the folks who can have pregnancies?”