They are also proving that they will not rest until Planned Parenthood is totally defunded and women, mostly low-income women, who rely on Planned Parenthood for basic healthcare services because they can’t afford anything else, will have to start trading chickens for cancer screenings.
In addition to defunding Planned Parenthood entirely – thus ensuring that women will not have access to, for example, breast cancer and cervical cancer screening – the new spending bill released by some Republican asshole in Montana guts the Affordability Care Act, and eliminates Title X funding. It also places female employees at the mercy of their employer and their employer’s tiny mental Jesus.
For example, if Jesus told your boss that contraception is the devil, the GOP wants to protect your boss’s right to deny you access to certain healthcare services in health plans that you are already paying into.
Oh, and lest you forget, Republicans have no serious plan for ensuring that women in this country can obtain preventive, reproductive, and other healthcare services. Their only plan is two-fold: (1) keep passing bills that kick women in the collective ham wallet, like the Blunt amendment, or the bill that would have stolen money from women’s healthcare to keep student loan rates low; and (2) shut up sluts.
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