The Femme Factor
Is the Republican War on Women just liberal PR, as Fox News wants you to believe? Well, in light of the recent Supreme Court ruling allowing employers to deny women contraceptive coverage under the Affordable Care Act, the right-wing assault on women’s rights looks all too real.
We’ve seen again and again that our male-dominated government strives to legislate control over the decisions women make about reproduction and sexual behavior. Conservatives may cloak their campaign in arguments about religious freedom, but the real-world results make it glaringly obvious: It’s not about freedom; it’s just old-school sexism.