Sandra is no Fluke

I hate to give any mention to a certain hothead idiot asinine sexist piece of crap radio “personality” so I wont name him. HE does not  need the attention. Moving on to the IMPORTANT things….

Sandra Fluke is a social justice attorney who testified before Congress in 2012 about the importance of contraception coverage in health insurance. She is currently running for the California State Senate. She is articulate, intelligent and we would be lucky to have her working in our government on behalf of We The People. (Plus I live in California so I’m a bit biased too, because I’d be  one of many to luck out) She has argued against matters that I think we can all agree with: corporations aren’t people, Hobby Lobby should stay out of their employees uteruses (uteri?) She has been called vile names by men with who have no better comebacks than insults. Its a sad sad statement about our country that there are people who listen to these women haters and consider them to be the articulate ones. These types are fools who love to hear themselves speak but have nothing to say.

In this day and age of post-Civil Rights Act, post-segregation, post-Industrial Revolution there is no place for the type of hateful attitudes and comments that are directed at those who make up half of our population. We should not stand for it. *I* will not stand for it. To the radio commenter in question; you add nothing productive to our society. Youre a spiteful hateful human being. Please”Rush” to the finish line of your career already.

Sandra Fluke has much to say. Articulately. Intelligently. Without insult but with commonsense. I’d like to give some space to share her voice.

“Restricting access to such a basic health care service, which 99% of sexually experienced American women have used and 62% of American women are using right now, is out of touch with public sentiment.”
“These denials of contraceptive coverage impact real people. In the worst cases, women who need this medication for other medical reasons suffer dire consequences.””This is the message that not requiring coverage of contraception sends. A woman’s reproductive healthcare isn’t a necessity, isn’t a priority”

“.We talk often about choice. Well, ladies and gentlemen, it’s time to choose.”

“Because we spoke so loudly, opponents of reproductive health access demonized and smeared me and others on the public airwaves. These smears are obvious attempts to distract from meaningful policy discussions and to silence women’s voices regarding their own health care.”

“A significant gender pay gap still persists. That’s why we cannot be passive as we acknowledge Equal Pay Day, which marks the day when a woman’s earnings catch up to what her male peers earned in the previous year. To millennials, it’s startling to see that women still earn just 77 cents to the dollar of what men earn.”

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