03 Aug '11, 6am

This is a very sensible argument. Not crazy or paranoid at ALL.. Rep. Steve King: Covering Birth Control Is "Orwellian"

This is a very sensible argument. Not crazy or paranoid at ALL.. Rep. Steve King: Covering Birth Control Is "Orwellian"

The planet is speeding toward a population of 10 billion by the end of the century, a fact apparently lost (or maybe embraced?) by some. The right of contraceptive equity has long been fought for in the U.S, and yet many insurance carriers will still cover Viagra but not birth control, which is basic preventative medicine. Rep. Steve King of Iowa doesn't have a beef with this double standard. In fact, he's all for it. If insurance providers were required by the federal government to cover birth control, King says, the U.S. would become "a dying civilization." The Obama Administration announced today that it would soon begin to require insurance companies to do just that. We'll have to see if his prediction comes true. (I'm guessing no.) Said King on the House floor Monday night: "We have people that are single, we have people that are past reproductive age, we have priests...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/08/rep-steve-king-bi...

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