“Just again, the example of the eloquence of Sen. Obama. He's
'health for the mother.' You know, that's been stretched by the
pro-abortion movement in America to mean almost anything. That's
the extreme pro-abortion position, quote, 'health.'”
— Sen. John McCain, during presidential debate
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Since when did women's health become extreme?
Just a couple months back, McCain had the deer-in-the-headlights
look, and couldn't answer whether he thought it was fair that
insurance companies that cover Viagra should also cover birth
And, remember the time when McCain was asked whether he thought
condoms helped stopped the spread of HIV? McCain's response,
“You've stumped me.”
And there's more. Let's count the ways that John McCain is out
of touch on women's health and women's rights
*He's voted 125 times against women's health.
*He wants to overturn Roe v. Wade.
*He opposes funding to prevent unintended and teen pregnancies.
*He opposes requiring health care plans to cover birth control.
*He opposes equal pay legislation, saying it wouldn't do
“anything to help the rights of women.”
*He's proposed a health care plan that will be worse for women.
And since when does women's health equal abortion? I've never had an abortion, and it would take a pretty serious situation to make me want one. Does that mean I have nothing to say about women's health? Apparently, John McCain thinks so.