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  •  its important we focus on women especially (3+ / 0-)
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    Gooserock, splashy, Mostel26

    Since any birth control expense is likely 100% out of pocket

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    by Chris Reeves on Thu Feb 14, 2013 at 11:03:58 AM PST

    •  Yes, god forbid the men do it (1+ / 0-)
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      Mostel26

      After all, they don't get pregnant. (sarcasm, repeating what too many say about it)

      Yes, women should get a decent enough wage to cover living expenses and birth control.

      Women create the entire labor force. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Sympathy is the strongest instinct in human nature. - Charles Darwin

      by splashy on Thu Feb 14, 2013 at 11:54:28 AM PST

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      •  Birth control should be free from (1+ / 0-)
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        Mostel26

        gov't-inspected streetcorner vending machines, if you ask me. Making sure that every new citizen is a planned, wanted citizen is just about the smartest long-term investment a society can make.

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        by eataTREE on Thu Feb 14, 2013 at 12:48:36 PM PST

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