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I’ll Buy My Own Contraception, Thanks

Richard1805 Wrote: Nov 13, 2012 12:30 PM
1) People like things they see as "free". Very few bother to analyze cost vs. benefit if they see no cost. The cost of increased premiums are hidden from them if the employer pays all or most of the premium. 2) Many young women in America today really do think the government is their partner. They have abandoned or been abandoned by parental and spouse relationships. Thus, "Uncle Sugar" becomes their only constant life-partner. This is sad and will end badly.

This election season, perhaps in an attempt to win the so-called women’s vote, the marketing efforts for Obamacare targeted my gender. “Thanks to the Affordable Care Act,” Representative Nancy Pelosi and Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius cheered in one editorial, “a new day for women’s health has arrived.” They’re referring to the provision that all health plans must now include coverage for contraception and other women’s services—and must do so without charging co-pays or deductibles for them.

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