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

ZealousConscript Wrote: Feb 02, 2013 6:53 AM
Sure. What you're saying is that employers have a right to determine the kind of health coverage that their employees get based on their personal morality, and to a point, I agree with you. However, if an employer is forcing an employee to adhere to their religion, isn't that an infringement of the employees rights? Personally I thin that we need to have a public option health insurance proposal that allows people to have an alternative to their employers health insurance. Instead of paying into X companies plan you pay into the public option insurer and everybody wins.

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...