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My friend Amanda of MommaSachs shared this picture on Facebook this morning. I told her immediately I was "stealing" it, but the more I thought about it, the angrier I became. I didn't want to simply share it on my page. I had something to say about it.
Lately in our nation, women can't win. This picture sums up the general attitude toward the entire gender perfectly. Women who don't sleep with men are insulted, both by the frustrated men and (sadly) by other women who DO sleep with men. Then, if a woman DOES choose to have sex, suddenly everyone from politicians in Washington to idiots on the radio like Rush Limbaugh want to be involved. (Yes, I know Limbaugh has fans out there, and I even used to listen to him many years ago and thought some things he said made sense. But anyone who claims that insurance companies covering birth control is equal to prostitution and says he is entitled to seeing videos of Ms Fluke having sex is an idiot. End of story.)
Then, what happens when said woman does get pregnant? Continue