Skip to comments.Georgetown Students Go Broke to Buy Birth Control? Target Sells Pills for $9 Per Month
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.
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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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.
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More likely they thought that Minitrue would stuff it down the memory hole.
Heck, she should just insist on a condom instead of the beer. You wanna play, you gotta pay.
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 cant 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.
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.
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” :)
Seriously, when I was her age it would have been mortifying to be thought of as “loose”.
Same here. So much has changed and at such break-neck speed.
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.