I DID AN interview yesterday on the subject and here’s the link. Highlights are below…
First off, you may wonder why women’s reproductive rights have become such a major issue in political debates. Taylor Marsh, political analyst and commentator, and author of The Hillary Effect, explains that the focus stems from what’s available to women under the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare), which impacts women’s insurance coverage, as well as which reproductive health services employers are required to provide. The new laws’ impact on faith-based organizations have spurred huge debate, and the Romney-Ryan ticket’s faith-based views have kept it going. “This is one of those issues where you cannot pretend there is a ‘balanced’ view,” said Marsh.
Women also have the potential to swing the election to one side or the other, says Marsh. But first we all need to understand the real issues and what’s at stake. “If more single and younger women voted, our power would be even greater and could extend to national security, a place where women’s voices are really needed,” she said. “Remember, the United States offers assistance and aid around the world to help women in underdeveloped nations, whether it’s childbirth or HIV prevention, but particularly birth control.”
Read more: http://www.blisstree.com/2012/08/15/sex-relationships/obama-romney-reproductive-rights-positions-402/#ixzz2PuIm65io