Sandra Fluke to Congress: I Have a Say
When Sandra Fluke was denied the chance to testify before Congress on the importance of birth control access – an issue she was more than qualified to speak on considering she’s a woman who uses birth control –a nerve was struck with millions of women and men around the world (yes, WORLD!). And it wasn’t just those in support of Obama’s birth control benefit either; people on both sides of the debate agreed that women deserve a seat at the table, regardless of the topic at hand. It’s 2012 and it’s common sense.
Thanks to House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and other Democrats, Sandra finally got her chance to speak out at an unofficial hearing yesterday morning. It was great – but perhaps the best part was that Sandra wasn’t speaking alone at all. Women across the country backed her up online, showing their support and joining the discussion. On the internet, the table is big enough for all women to have a say. Here’s proof: