Law Will Allow Employers to Fire Women for Using Whore Pills: Yesterday, a Senate Judiciary Committee endorsed Republican Debbie Lesko's HB2625 by a vote of 6-2, which would allow an employer to request proof that a woman using insurance to buy birth control was being prescribed the birth control for reasons other than not wanting to get pregnant. It's all about freedom, she said, echoing everyone who thinks there's nothing ironic about claiming that a country that's "free" allows people's bosses to dictate what medical care is available to them through insurance. First amendment. The constitution. Rights of religious people to practice the treasured tenets of their faiths, the tenets that dictate that religious people get to tell everyone who is not of faith how they're supposed to live, and the freedom to have that faith enforced by law. Freedom.I agree with Jezebel that this won't pass, but as points out, that doesn't make it any less depressing. That such a thing was thought of in the first place, by a woman, and even got to the point where it is now, is enough.
Further, Lesko states, with a straight face, that this bill is necessary because "we live in America; we don't live in the Soviet Union." (Jezebel.com)
"Paranoia runs deep . . . " not that there's anything wrong with that.Wake UP!