Women's rights are a HUGE issue this election. Obama has ruled that women can access "free" birth control (not ALL birth control. It depends on your insurance plan and the type of birth control you're taking. It's not QUITE free, either. It's covered by insurance, which you pay for). Todd Akin and Paul Ryan talk about "legitimate" rape; and Mitt Romney talked about his many binders full of women. Here's a quick recap. DON'T FORGET TO VOTE!!
Women's health and reproductive rights became a political hot topic when the House debated a healthcare mandate regardin
For this, conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh called her "a slut" on air.
Later, Ann Romney's career as a stay-at-home-mom became cause for controversy.
Then, at the Republican National Convention, Ann Romney punctuated her speech with an emphatic: "I LOVE YOU, WOMEN."
Outrage also arose from Todd Akin's claims that pregnancy is rare after "legitimate rape."
Though it's not a matter of opinion so much as fact. Rape IS rape. "Legitimate" or otherwise.
When Mitt Romney was asked during how he'd help women gain equality in the workforce, he said he'd received "binders ful
And then President Obama was like:
And Anderson Cooper was like:
The Internet got creative with this one.
But perhaps the most ridiculous was a study released in October that said women "vote with their hormones."