Skip to comments.Sandra Fluke: Opposing the Contraception Mandate Is Just Like Opposing Leukemia Coverage
Posted on 02/01/2013 6:08:35 PM PST by Kaslin
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:
Sandra Fluke: Opponents to Contraception Mandate Have 'Very Extreme Ideas About
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 their employees particular types of healthcare. Now if you take a step back and think about that, that's--you konw, you work at a restaurant, you work at a store, and your boss is able to deny you leukemia coverage, or contraception coverage, or blood transfusions, or any number of medical concerns that someone might have a religious objection to. So the folks who are still objecting have some very extreme ideas about religious freedom and employee healthcare in this country.
Fluke attended Georgetown Law, but it's not clear that she's particularly skilled at her craft: she's not making a terribly logical argument, and it's based on a false comparison anyway. Contraception is "preventative care," in that it's intended to head off a pregnancy, which--although at times inconvenient for the couple in question--is not a disease at all, but instead the result of a decision to have sex. Leukemia is cancer, a life-threatening illness, which requires prohibitively expensive treatment and most decidedly does not result from a decision about how to conduct one's romantic relationship.
By now, we're all aware of the faith community's reasoning for its position on the matter--including that of secular, but nonetheless faith-infused businesses such as Hobby Lobby--which is rooted more in moral teachings than the basic proceedings of logic. But honestly, even if I wasn't on the opposite side of the morality aisle from Fluke, I would find her argument severely lacking. I did, however, enjoy watching her beclown herself, and I invite you to take the opportunity to do the same. Happy Friday!
Wow, the sl*t speaks...but no ideas emerge.
Must go to Georgetown law.
Go Fluke Yourself!
not likely ~ this is a dude not a dudette
Preventing a pregnancy is as easy as keeping one’s knickers on.Avoiding leukemia,OTOH,is a bit more complicated.But I guess they don’t teach that in law school.
Leukemia would be far more fitting.
Im all for sending this crazy b*tch all the rubbers she could use..I dont want to see that nut reproducing
You'd need a hazmat suit...complete with respirator apparatus and double gloves.
Not every woman who uses birth control is going is going to do so to save their life.
But, most every woman not using birth control may get pregnant.
Your actions have consequences. Take responsibility, precaution and care for your dirty deeds.
I’m not responsible for your bedroom antics.
Only you can prevent pregnancy.
Dang, that Fluke is a special kind of stupid...
I don't think we want her to reproduce. Can you imagine a whole flock of little Flukes running around spewing nonsense?
I guess the next thing she will commenting on is comparing Chemotherapy to Orgasm.
Another sad result of Obama winning Reelection is that people like Sandra Fluke have been given some form of credibility since their guy got more support than his opponent. Then we have that hideous creature who stars in the HBO “Girls” Series. My goodness, are all Liberal Women so Ugly, inside and out?
Amazingly (at least to me) she passed the bar in California.
Unbelievable that we have reached the point where we have to pay for this so people don’t have to fork over$10 month
Of course. Nobody wants a fetus to develop leukemia, and to suffer for weeks (before a liberal aborts it).
There's a song in there somewhere...
Return Of The Monster From Slutopia
Please just put her to sleep...
Ms. Fluke’s 15 minutes were over several hours ago.
Boring and tiresome.
As I said on another thread earlier today, I don’t want to pay for this trollop’s birth control, but I would be willing to buy her the bottle of shampoo she always seem to have need of.