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Sandra Fluke: Unwanted children are ‘barriers’ to success
lsn ^ | 10/30/2012 | Johanna Dasteel

Posted on 10/30/2012 3:40:48 PM PDT by Morgana

Washington, D.C., October 30, 2012 (LifeSiteNews) – Pro-contraception activist Sandra Fluke, on a speaking tour for Barack Obama’s re-election campaign, continues to parrot the Obama administration’s party line that children are one of the biggest roadblocks to women’s success.

“Equality,” Fluke said in an October 15 interview with the Cornell Daily Sun, means “the ability to control your reproduction so that that a career is a realistic goal and something that can be achieved and not derailed” by a baby.

Fluke, the Georgetown law school student who stepped into the limelight earlier this year after she was blocked from testifying at a hearing on religious freedom and the Obama administration’s HHS mandate, also said she does not believe she is “entitled” to contraception.

Instead, she said, “I think the case is much more about what kind of society do we want to live in.”

“If we think about what contraception means for people, it’s not only about having access to the health care that you need, and the human rights aspects of having access to health care, but it’s also about what being able to control your own reproduction does for women specifically, but for men as well.”

Fluke has been an ardent supporter of the Obama administration’s plan to force all employers, including many religious employers, to pay for their employees’ birth control. She was widely ridiculed in the conservative press after testifying at a Democrat press conference that contraception costs thousands of dollars and poses a financial burden to law students such as herself. She later admitted that she didn’t realize that contraceptives were available for $9 a month at Target, including the Target down the street from Georgetown.

The idea of babies as barriers to achievement is not a new one for the Obama team. Obama himself famously said during his 2008 campaign that if his daughters, then 9 and 6, “made a mistake,” he wouldn’t want them “punished with a baby.”

Other administration officials have argued in court that contraception is vital to “improving the health of women … so that women who choose to do so can be part of the workforce on an equal playing field with men.”

But according to conservative commentator George Will, the educated, career-oriented women Obama’s campaign is targeting with his “War on Women” rhetoric are the ones most offended by it. Will said on ABC’s “This Week with George Stephanopoulos” that the Obama campaign’s fixation on abortion and contraceptive access has provoked a backlash from educated women because it implies they only care about personal, sexual issues, not critical national issues like the struggling economy and complicated foreign relations.

“There has been a big change — it’s not a particular state,” said Will. “It’s the change in Romney’s gain among women, and that I think represents a huge recoil by professional women with college degrees against the condensation of the Obama campaign … which says, essentially, don’t you trouble your pretty little heads about these men’s issues and all the rest. Worry about contraception, which has been a constitutional right for 47 years.”

“It’s a distraction,” Will added, “the entire ‘war on women’ trope, and I think professional educated women find it offensive.”


TOPICS: Conspiracy; Health/Medicine
KEYWORDS: 2evil4words; abortion; moralabsolutes; prolife
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1 posted on 10/30/2012 3:40:56 PM PDT by Morgana
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To: Morgana

Too bad Sandra Fluke’s mother when she conceived her didn’t get rid of that “Barrier”


2 posted on 10/30/2012 3:42:53 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Morgana
Q. What does Sandra Fluke wear behind her ears?

A. Her ankles

3 posted on 10/30/2012 3:43:24 PM PDT by Slump Tester (What if I'm pregnant Teddy? Errr-ahh -Calm down Mary Jo, we'll cross that bridge when we come to it)
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To: Morgana
There's always someone around coming up with what they think is a brand new reason for killing others.

There are really only a few ~ and they are very old ~ basically, to eat. Another is to defend one's self. Another is to defend your loved ones.

Fluke is delusional if she really thinks getting ahead in life is a justification for killing others.

4 posted on 10/30/2012 3:43:43 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: Slump Tester

Ew...


5 posted on 10/30/2012 3:44:14 PM PDT by Mr. K ("The only thing the World would hate more than the USA in charge is the USA NOT in charge")
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To: Morgana

Sandra, did you ever think of keeping your knees together?


6 posted on 10/30/2012 3:45:03 PM PDT by kempster
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To: Morgana

no one has ever denied fluke contraception. what she wants is for others to pay for it...


7 posted on 10/30/2012 3:45:03 PM PDT by camle (keep an open mind and someone will fill it full of something for you)
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To: Morgana

Ew. Her looks and personality should work just FINE as birth control.
(ok, ahem...sorry...)


8 posted on 10/30/2012 3:45:49 PM PDT by LittleBillyInfidel (This tagline has been formatted to fit the screen. Some content has been edited.)
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To: Morgana

This is one sick, sick woman.


9 posted on 10/30/2012 3:46:14 PM PDT by Marathoner (If the bastard were to win reelection, let America burn. IDGAF anymore.)
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To: Morgana

She is anti-baby if she says things like that

“Anti-Baby Activist” is her new title


10 posted on 10/30/2012 3:46:21 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Morgana

Will she get disaster relief dollars for contraceptives?


11 posted on 10/30/2012 3:46:36 PM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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To: Morgana

Id this dummy still around? She does nothing but embarrass herself.


12 posted on 10/30/2012 3:46:59 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: Morgana

Remember when we were upset by “Punished with a baby?”


13 posted on 10/30/2012 3:47:42 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Obama considers the Third World morally superior to the United States.)
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To: GeronL

14 posted on 10/30/2012 3:48:37 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (FR: Now, More Than Ever.)
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To: Morgana

We should KILL those evil barriers!


15 posted on 10/30/2012 3:49:18 PM PDT by Mr. K ("The only thing the World would hate more than the USA in charge is the USA NOT in charge")
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To: Slump Tester

Is that anything like yoga??


16 posted on 10/30/2012 3:49:22 PM PDT by CMailBag
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To: Morgana

She is anti-baby if she says things like that

“Anti-Baby Activist” is her new title


17 posted on 10/30/2012 3:49:31 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Morgana

Instead, she said, “I think the case is much more about what kind of society do we want to live in.”

I agree. Some of us want a kind of society where babies are not considered disposable, like so much worthless trash. Some of us want a kind of society where the most innocent and vulnerable among us are protected and valued. But others like Sandra Fluke see children as inconveniences without value and whose right to exist is irrelevant because their right to destroy the life within them always trumps the child’s right to live.


18 posted on 10/30/2012 3:50:21 PM PDT by Nevadan
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To: Hillarys Gate Cult

“Will she get disaster relief dollars for contraceptives?”

Sure. It’s a new federal program called “No Child Left At All”


19 posted on 10/30/2012 3:50:35 PM PDT by Stormdog (A rifle transforms one from subject to Citizen)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

Did she ever used to be a man?


20 posted on 10/30/2012 3:52:07 PM PDT by Mr. K ("The only thing the World would hate more than the USA in charge is the USA NOT in charge")
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

"Birth Control"


God, we hope so
21 posted on 10/30/2012 3:52:24 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Morgana

Is she a 30 or 31 year old “Georgetown law student” or a “pro contraception activist”? She does not appear to be spending much time studying. What has she ever accomplished?
I wonder if she is any good in bed or at anytning else in life.


22 posted on 10/30/2012 3:55:47 PM PDT by forgotten man (forgotten man)
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To: Nevadan

I don’t think I want to know her idea of ‘success”


23 posted on 10/30/2012 3:58:00 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Morgana
Here is my wish for Ms. Fluke:

May she have no "barriers" to her unhappiness when she is old, wrinkled, widowed (more likely, divorced) and all alone.

24 posted on 10/30/2012 3:58:31 PM PDT by Jess Kitting
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To: GeronL

Sandra Fluke- another death-worshiping monster.


25 posted on 10/30/2012 4:01:25 PM PDT by Noumenon (“The other side wants everything in America to be free, except us.” -- Paul Ryan)
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To: forgotten man
Is she a 30 or 31 year old “Georgetown law student” or a “pro contraception activist”? She does not appear to be spending much time studying. What has she ever accomplished?

Study or accomplishments are not required these days. Universities will love you if you "study" for decades. All you need to do is to pay your tuition on time.

26 posted on 10/30/2012 4:03:14 PM PDT by Greysard
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To: All

Barrier to “success”? I guess that all depends on one’s definition of what success is. I consider my daughter to be my greatest success.

BTW, how many children does Fluck have? None. So what’s her excuse for being such a dismal failure in life?


27 posted on 10/30/2012 4:03:24 PM PDT by An American In Dairyland
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To: Morgana

Since Fluke has no children how does she explain her underachievement?


28 posted on 10/30/2012 4:05:05 PM PDT by hopespringseternal
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To: hopespringseternal

I don’t know how many notches she has on her diaphram, maybe to her she has been very “successful”


29 posted on 10/30/2012 4:06:16 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: An American In Dairyland

I’m not an expert but I get a major lesbo vibe when I see her.


30 posted on 10/30/2012 4:06:18 PM PDT by nascarnation (Defeat Baraq 2012. Deport Baraq 2013)
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To: Noumenon

bump


31 posted on 10/30/2012 4:06:37 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Morgana

“If we think about what contraception means for people, it’s not only about having access to the health care that you need, and the human rights aspects of having access to health care, but it’s also about what being able to control your own reproduction does for women specifically, but for men as well.”

It takes years of government schooling to be this stupid.


32 posted on 10/30/2012 4:09:13 PM PDT by Lets Roll NOW (A baby isn't a punishment, Obama is)
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To: Morgana

The war on children.


33 posted on 10/30/2012 4:10:14 PM PDT by BlessedBeGod
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To: Morgana
I know women who work up until a few days before they give birth.

I know others who go back to work soon after giving birth. They usually have extended families so grandma and grandpa can take care of the kids.

Then there is always adoption for those who don't ever want to experience the "hassle" of bringing up kids.

Children are not a certain impediment to anyone's career.

Also, now that people are living longer every decent person with parents is going to have to take some time off now and again to help their aging parents deal with medical and other issues.

Once again a non-issue magnified into a human rights issue.

34 posted on 10/30/2012 4:10:42 PM PDT by who_would_fardels_bear
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To: kempster
She probably never thought of that. She thinks you have to take pills to keep from having babies. She's a very educated gal you know.
35 posted on 10/30/2012 4:15:00 PM PDT by pepperdog ( I still get a thrill up my leg when spell check doesn't recognize the name/word Obama!)
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To: CMailBag; Slump Tester
Is that anything like yoga??

Tantric yoga, perhaps.

36 posted on 10/30/2012 4:17:01 PM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: GeronL
I don’t think I want to know her idea of ‘success”

Apparently in her case, success means another human being will never have to call her "Mommy". She may be onto something.........

37 posted on 10/30/2012 4:18:02 PM PDT by tacticalogic ("Oh, bother!" said Pooh, as he chambered his last round.)
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To: Morgana

Let’s just think about a man having sex with her. Why would you have sex with someone who might kill YOUR son or daughter.


38 posted on 10/30/2012 4:19:06 PM PDT by Sacajaweau (r)
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To: Morgana

Sandra Fluke brain self aborted years ago.


39 posted on 10/30/2012 4:21:02 PM PDT by A CA Guy ( God Bless America, God bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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To: Morgana

Sandra Flukes brain self aborted years ago.


40 posted on 10/30/2012 4:21:19 PM PDT by A CA Guy ( God Bless America, God bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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To: Morgana

Sandra, Murder of an unborn child is an even larger failure!

If you want success so bad, quit trying to screw all of us!


41 posted on 10/30/2012 4:21:54 PM PDT by Randy Larsen (Aim small, Miss small.)
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To: Morgana
“Equality,” Fluke said in an October 15 interview with the Cornell Daily Sun, means “the ability to control your reproduction so that that a career is a realistic goal and something that can be achieved and not derailed” by a baby.

Nonsense!!

Having a baby may delay career goals but it certainly doesn't derail them.

The skills one learns running a family, multi-tasking, time management, solving problems while keeping everyone happy, intuition, and on and on, are better than any graduate degree.

And getting your PhD in your fifty is just as rewarding as getting it at 30. Even more so!! You have your family to share it with you!

KK <-- Mom to 4, grandma to 2 and PhD candidate

42 posted on 10/30/2012 4:23:01 PM PDT by KosmicKitty (WARNING: Hormonally crazed woman ahead!!)
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43 posted on 10/30/2012 4:32:44 PM PDT by RedMDer (https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/default.aspx?tsid=om93destr)
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To: Jess Kitting

I wonder if her marriage to a man was all just for show.. Elena Kagan, Janet Napolitano or Chaz Bono would be a much better match for her.


44 posted on 10/30/2012 4:33:49 PM PDT by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
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To: pepperdog

Birth control IS NOT healthcare. It is pregnancy prevention. Curing cancer, setting a broken bone, heart surgery, that is all healthcare. This issue has no business in a “true” healthcare bill. But then again, neither do 16,000 new IRS agents!

Next time someone meets Moochelle at an event, they ought to ask her how she made out so well professionally having been burdened with two “mistakes!”


45 posted on 10/30/2012 4:34:33 PM PDT by CTOCS (I live in my own little world. But, it's okay. They know me there....)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

Sandra. I understand completely. It’s also burdensome that we have to take dumps. Imagine. If we didn’t have to ever go to the bathroom. That would be great, hey Sandra.


46 posted on 10/30/2012 4:39:26 PM PDT by spawn44 (moo)
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To: Morgana

You can get more people to show up to a baby shower than to on of her rallies.


47 posted on 10/30/2012 4:40:25 PM PDT by RPTMS
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To: Morgana

For 0bama and his stalinist demonicRats, the only good baby is a dead baby.


48 posted on 10/30/2012 4:41:24 PM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: Morgana

Unwanted 47 percenters are a barrier to keeping my hard earned money.


49 posted on 10/30/2012 4:45:04 PM PDT by ConservativeInPA (In a previous life I was ...)
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To: Morgana
"Unwanted children are a barrier to success"

So is being a sl*t!

50 posted on 10/30/2012 4:52:57 PM PDT by Average Al
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