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Sandra Fluke: Opposing the Contraception Mandate Is Just Like Opposing Leukemia Coverage

AmyDB Wrote: Feb 01, 2013 7:43 PM
jeanhart & LowLow back when I was a WM (Woman Marine) unless there was an medical reason for prescribing BC then WM's didn't get the pill. We got rubbers just like the men. Now there's equality for you.
Marcus_T_Cicero Wrote: Feb 01, 2013 7:48 PM
In the Navy we were expected to pay for our own condoms.
psydoc Wrote: Feb 01, 2013 7:57 PM
and do you remember what the penalty was if you came back with an STD? Only thing worse was a pregancy, as far as I remember.
Loiso12013 Wrote: Feb 01, 2013 7:48 PM
I was going to ask why they didn't prescribe you BC; understood. Creepy.
AmyDB Wrote: Feb 01, 2013 7:54 PM
not creepy LowLow...just the way things were at the time. Aside from that rubbers have so many different uses to a Marine.
Loiso12013 Wrote: Feb 01, 2013 8:00 PM

On MSNBC this afternoon, Sandra Fluke truly outdid herself, attempting to argue that the people who disagree with the contraception mandate on religious freedom grounds are in the same category as people who oppose insurance coverage for leukemia.

What's important to note is that some of the folks who are continuing to object to this policy are actually worried about employers who are private companies, not religiously affiliated employers in any way, but the boss has a particular religious concern, and they want to be able to deny...