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Georgetown Students Go Broke to Buy Birth Control? Target Sells Pills for $9 Per Month
Weekly Standard ^ | 2/28/2012 | By JOHN MCCORMACK

Posted on 03/01/2012 2:58:44 PM PST by tobyhill

Nancy Pelosi held a congressional hearing on Monday with a single witness, Georgetown student Sandra Fluke, to testify about the need for Obamacare to mandate that religious institutions provide free contraception and abortifacients under their health insurance plans.

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But Fluke's testimony was very misleading. Birth control pills can be purchased for as low as $9 per month at a pharmacy near Georgetown's campus. According to an employee at the pharmacy in Washington, D.C.'s Target store, the pharmacy sells birth control pills--the generic versions of Ortho Tri-Cyclen and Ortho-Cyclen--for $9 per month. "That's the price without insurance," the Target employee said. Nine dollars is less than the price of two beers at a Georgetown bar.

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To: Bigg Red
This harlot is no lady.

I'm trying to remain civil. Seriously, when I was her age it would have been mortifying to be thought of as "loose". Apparently it's a badge of honor now.

51 posted on 03/01/2012 6:13:29 PM PST by SandyInSeattle (Smith & Wesson: The original point and click interface)
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52 posted on 03/01/2012 6:15:00 PM PST by narses
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To: qaz123
It still amazes me how stupid the Left is and how much they lie. Do they not think someone would call them out with information like this.

More likely they thought that Minitrue would stuff it down the memory hole.

53 posted on 03/01/2012 6:25:42 PM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: CharlesWayneCT
You’d think that at least one of those guys she sleeps with could buy her a beer, so she could save the money for her birth control pill.

Heck, she should just insist on a condom instead of the beer. You wanna play, you gotta pay.

54 posted on 03/01/2012 6:38:19 PM PST by KosmicKitty (WARNING: Hormonally crazed woman ahead!!)
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To: xtinct
2. Or, isn’t it mandatory to purchase a student health insurance policy through the college?
3. Or, can’t the students get birth control for free through their student health clinic on campus? ..
Whose side are you on, anyway? The whole “problem” is that Catholic colleges refuse to traffic in birth control - and our paragon of virtue Miss Fluke is complaining that she can’t afford (what turns out to cost $120 a year) to pay it herself.
Actually, the beef of the Catholic Church should extend beyond explicitly Catholic institutions to any requirement that individual Catholic employers traffic in birth control contrary to the dictates of conscience.

55 posted on 03/02/2012 4:20:01 AM PST by conservatism_IS_compassion (DRAFT PALIN)
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To: Marguerite

I see on DailyCaller that Rush has doubled down on his screed about Fluke yesterday.

Also saw a story just now, I think on TheBlaze, that Fluke is doubling down, too.

While reading that latter, I started to think, “Hmm... I wonder how she would react if I, and a few hundred other dirty old men, sent her a nice note simply asking for a date.”

If I had more time this morning, I would post that article from TheBlaze and make the suggestion. Unfortunately, I have no extra time this morning to make the post.


56 posted on 03/02/2012 6:14:15 AM PST by AFPhys ((Praying for our troops, our citizens, that the Bible and Freedom become basis of the US law again))
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To: AFPhys

I started to think, “Hmm... I wonder how she would react if I, and a few hundred other dirty old men, sent her a nice note simply asking for a date.”

The internet is already buzzing with lewd proposals to Fluke, from “dirty old men” :)


57 posted on 03/02/2012 8:35:14 AM PST by Marguerite (When I'm good, I am very, very good. But! When I'm bad, I'm even better)
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To: SandyInSeattle

Seriously, when I was her age it would have been mortifying to be thought of as “loose”.

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Same here. So much has changed and at such break-neck speed.


58 posted on 03/02/2012 9:07:42 AM PST by Bigg Red (Pray for our republic.)
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To: Marguerite

I did not realize that Fluke has had some other proposals from dirty old men. Seems like the natural course of events. THanks for informing me of it. - I have been away from the net since I wrote that response to you.


59 posted on 03/03/2012 5:13:44 PM PST by AFPhys ((Praying for our troops, our citizens, that the Bible and Freedom become basis of the US law again))
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