In what political universe is the use of contraception controversial?

Oh no you don’t lady. Don’t you dare suggest the GOP and a future president-elect Mit Romney would somehow take your birth control away. I refuse to accept the premise, and we should not allow lefties the ability to re-cast the arguement. This is about the First Amendment, not your access to contraception.

It’s plain and simple. If you want contraception, buy it or select a health insurance plan that provides it to you or subsidizes the cost. Neither the GOP, conservatives nor any candidates I know of want to restrict or take away your access. It’s about who will pay. Nowhere in the United States Constitution does it say we need to have tax dollars pay for health care let alone contraception.

You can buy it, it’s just the right thing not to force the Catholic church or Catholics or Christians to buy it for you or have their tax dollars fund it. From Big Government.

It begins with meaningful piano music, and a young mother explaining that she has two daughters, one six and one ten. The six-year-old wants to be a “doctor for dolphins”; the ten-year-old wants to be a fighter pilot. The intro to these two little girls takes nearly a minute.

Then, for no apparent reason, the mother launches into a diatribe about birth control, as the music rises:

It is upsetting to me that in 2012, the use of birth control has become controversial. Birth control isn’t just for family planning. It’s preventative care and treatment, it’s medication that most women need and use at some point in their lives, and it is as common in a woman’s medicine cabinet as cough medicine … That’s just one reason I’m so passionate about getting you re-elected this year. We need a president who will stand up for women’s health … The dreams of all our daughters are at stake.

I’m wondering where this actor would draw the line? Would she demand the federal government to use tax dollars to pay for gender reassignment surgeries? How about firearms training for citizens? How about using federal and state tax dollars to fund Catholic education through full-tuition vouchers?

That I’m certain, she would declare “unconstitutional.”

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Steve McGough

Steve's a part-time conservative blogger. Steve grew up in Connecticut and has lived in Washington, D.C. and the Bahamas. He resides in Connecticut, where he’s comfortable six months of the year.


  1. Dimsdale on May 30, 2012 at 9:15 pm

    The only “controversy” about birth control is the one contrived by the increasingly desperate Democrats, who need distractions, any distractions, to deflect attention from their pitiful economic record.
    Democrats rely on FUD (fear, uncertainty and doubt) to take the place of real debate and persuasion, because they have nothing to run on.? Nothing.? Dial in some histrionics, omissions of fact, and you have a good story, albeit complete fiction.? Kind of like ?bama himself…

  2. PatRiot on May 30, 2012 at 9:48 pm

    These guys are good ( and only in this sense)?”Dreams of my Daughters”……”Dreams of my Father”? really?

  3. PatRiot on May 30, 2012 at 10:30 pm

    One would think that a commited mom with such focused daughters could communicate honor,?abstinence, self control and cooperative family planning with them.

  4. PatRiot on May 30, 2012 at 10:35 pm

    You wouldn’t ask?a shoe maker?to build your house.?
    Why would you ask your President to provide for your safe sex??
    And to ask him pay for it with my my money is down right rude.


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