Feminism

Spermicidal FroYo, Anyone?

Did you hear? Birth control, breast pumps, HIV screening, and abuse counseling without copay for everyone! Everyone in the US I mean. Everyone in the US who doesn’t work for a religious organization that chooses not to offer these services through their insurance coverage. This news has the conservatives in a tizzy! Watch Stephen Colbert take them down:

“A woman’s health decisions are a private matter between her priest and her husband.”

How incredible is it that one of the best advocates for women’s sexual health on television is a Catholic man playing a conservative jackass on Comedy Central?

EDIT: Here’s a link for Canadians, via Marc on Google+!

Rebecca Watson

Rebecca is a writer, speaker, YouTube personality, and unrepentant science nerd. In addition to founding and continuing to run Skepchick, she hosts Quiz-o-Tron, a monthly science-themed quiz show and podcast that pits comedians against nerds. There is an asteroid named in her honor.

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9 Comments

  1. These RWNJs have completely lost their minds, and any sense of decency. You were right, Rebecca, they are waging a war against women, on all fronts.

    Any argument against free birth control is completely artificial, in every way (also, in many cases, it is just eliminating the copay).

    This is a measure that had no downside: access to effective birth control reduces unwanted pregnancies, and it also reduces abortions. Which the cons claim to want to eliminate.

    Lying Bastards.

  2. A day without Colbert is like a day without sunshine.
    We can only hope that if we give these morons enough rope,that they will finally hang themselves,but jeeze,how much more friggin’ rope will it take!

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