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

squiddy Wrote: Feb 02, 2013 5:48 AM
"the "Issue" is "Preventative Medicine"" "Birth Control" is not "Preventative Medicine" anymore than a condom is. When prescribed for non-contraceptive conditions, oral contraceptives *are* covered, though many insurance companies would requireexplanation, just like they require it when someone is prescribed Retin-A or Botox for non-cosmetic reasons, since their common use is cosmetic, which isn't a covered expense. Fluke's original paper whinged about a "friend" flogged that same lie. " being covered for free, by insurance companies" Where did you ever get the idea that *anything* is "free?" It's never "free", someone (else) bears the cost of coverage.. Rogaine is "Preventive medicine" under your loose definition ...

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. Just...watch:

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...