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TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell the Senate: Our Bosses Shouldn't Make Our Birth Control Decisions


US Politics & Gov't  (tags: SupremeCourt, politics, WOMEN'S HEALTH, Hobby Lobby decision, society, women's rights, healthcare, government, lies, ethics, usa, news )

Cal
- 21 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Allowing some bosses to override the religious beliefs and health needs of their female employees hurts women, especially those already struggling to make ends meet.



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Lois Jordan (55)
Friday July 11, 2014, 4:16 pm
Gladly signed. Noted. Many thanks, Cal.
 

Natasha Salgado (510)
Friday July 11, 2014, 4:30 pm
#19-thx Cal
 

Joe R. (189)
Friday July 11, 2014, 4:34 pm
Thanks Cal. Signed and noted.
 

NicoleAWAY W. (629)
Friday July 11, 2014, 4:41 pm
You have added your voice to Tell the Senate: Our Bosses Shouldn't Make Our Birth Control Decisions.
 

AniMae Chi (394)
Friday July 11, 2014, 5:06 pm
You have added your voice to Tell the Senate: Our Bosses Shouldn't Make Our Birth Control Decisions.
23 supporters.

T.Y. Cal
 

Bartlomiej T. (307)
Friday July 11, 2014, 5:14 pm
Signed. Thank you, Cal.
 

Ashley heffner (450)
Friday July 11, 2014, 7:59 pm
Signed. Will send a volley of forwards tomorrow.
 

Hilary S. (44)
Friday July 11, 2014, 9:27 pm
politicians just love to try to control women's bodies. if having babies were a really attractive prospect, with excellent supports for mothers and quality childcare options, women may feel more inclined to have children.
 

Allen O. (173)
Friday July 11, 2014, 10:18 pm
Thanks Cal - signed and noted
 

Alfred Donovan (44)
Saturday July 12, 2014, 12:57 am
The attacks on women's rights are never ending.
 

Arild Warud (160)
Saturday July 12, 2014, 3:36 am
Signed TY Cal.
 

Carol Bischoff (371)
Saturday July 12, 2014, 3:50 am
Noted and signed
 

Kerstin Strobl (330)
Saturday July 12, 2014, 4:03 am
signed
 

Lindsay Kemp (1)
Saturday July 12, 2014, 4:58 am
Noted and signed
 

Ana R (220)
Saturday July 12, 2014, 5:24 am
S@N....
Thank you, Cal.
 

John S. (297)
Saturday July 12, 2014, 6:08 am
Didn't they have their chance?
 

Autumn S. (142)
Saturday July 12, 2014, 8:37 am
You have added your voice to Tell the Senate: Our Bosses Shouldn't Make Our Birth Control Decisions.
 

Dandelion G. (382)
Saturday July 12, 2014, 8:47 am
You have added your voice to Tell the Senate: Our Bosses Shouldn't Make Our Birth Control Decisions.
 

Seth Montares (0)
Saturday July 12, 2014, 9:32 am
This is crazy. Completely insane to let them do this.
 

Barbara V. (165)
Saturday July 12, 2014, 10:30 am
Signed & Noted, Thank you
 

Bojan Kunstelj (18)
Saturday July 12, 2014, 11:14 am
done
 

Ed V. (168)
Saturday July 12, 2014, 12:23 pm
S&N, Thanks
 

Julie E. (337)
Saturday July 12, 2014, 12:44 pm
#148. - 4,787 more pledges needed to hit the goal! Shared.
 

Birgit W. (140)
Saturday July 12, 2014, 1:17 pm
Gladly signed.
 

firedup N. (0)
Saturday July 12, 2014, 2:45 pm
No thanks, I do not have to pay what you do in the bedroom,
I do not have to pay for someones contraception
I am not your Mommy
My opinion
 

Ashley heffner (450)
Saturday July 12, 2014, 3:34 pm
Ah firedup, you realize this is for INSURANCE? Insurance that is offered as part of someone's compensation when they are on a job? So unless you are the employer, how are you "paying for what people do in the bedroom?"

We are all "paying for what people do in the bedroom." If you REALLY think about it. Most people pay taxes. Taxes go to support schools. We wouldn't need schools if people didn't conceive children, now would we?
 

Ashley heffner (450)
Saturday July 12, 2014, 3:35 pm
An extreme example, I acknowledge that. But a true one.
 

Ondine J. (131)
Saturday July 12, 2014, 4:20 pm
Noted and signed, thanks Cal
 

Dori C. (14)
Saturday July 12, 2014, 5:36 pm
signed.
 

Joan M. (1091)
Saturday July 12, 2014, 10:08 pm
N & S. Thanks Cal
 

Lynn Squance (227)
Saturday July 12, 2014, 10:53 pm
My body, my decision!

signed
 

Maria Teresa Schollhorn (40)
Sunday July 13, 2014, 12:41 am
Noted and signed. Thanks Cal.
 

Ben Oscarsito (355)
Sunday July 13, 2014, 9:54 am
Done!
 

Lona Goudswaard (67)
Sunday July 13, 2014, 11:07 am
S&N
 

Jeaneen A. (114)
Sunday July 13, 2014, 11:07 am
S+N
 

Vivian B. (154)
Sunday July 13, 2014, 12:35 pm
My body, my decision! Not my boss's!! They have no right to tell me what I get from my doctors or what I use for anything, other than what I use for my job requirements!
 

Mandi T. (421)
Sunday July 13, 2014, 1:35 pm
You Did It!
 

Alex Perea (7)
Sunday July 13, 2014, 2:00 pm
Signed.
 

Winn Adams (190)
Sunday July 13, 2014, 2:08 pm
Signed
 

Anette S. (24)
Sunday July 13, 2014, 3:15 pm
done
 

Barry T. (829)
Sunday July 13, 2014, 4:28 pm
noted, signed & shared (FB) -thanks Cal!
 

Kathleen Mireault (33)
Sunday July 13, 2014, 4:35 pm
Gladly signed and noted. Thx for posting, Cal, and to Ashley for the forward.
 

Sharon Wood (15)
Sunday July 13, 2014, 4:51 pm
ty for the forward Ashley, I do agree with you on what you told firedup N. You re right on.
 

Lauren Kozen (154)
Sunday July 13, 2014, 6:15 pm
Noted & Signed. Thanks Cal.
 

Betty K. (283)
Sunday July 13, 2014, 7:51 pm
The woman owns her body and should make her own decisions regarding it.
 

Bojan Kunstelj (18)
Sunday July 13, 2014, 9:44 pm
telling
 

Ruth L. (292)
Monday July 14, 2014, 1:12 am
Signed/noted. Thanks Cal
 

Sherri G. (111)
Monday July 14, 2014, 1:27 am
Noted and Signed TY Cal and Ashley for the link.
 

Ed V. (168)
Monday July 14, 2014, 1:52 am
S&N, Thanks
 

Donna Hamilton (135)
Monday July 14, 2014, 3:48 am
N&S. Thanks, Cal and Ashley for the link.
 

Artur Bodenmueller (95)
Monday July 14, 2014, 4:30 am
Gemacht
 

jeanne schreurs (200)
Monday July 14, 2014, 4:44 am
signed.
The bosses should have to worry about the meager wages they often pay , so nobody would have double or even triple jobs to survive. Women would be more healthier and that is the chief's benefit.
Women would have a healthier pregnancy with less sick days.
 

Karen Baker (66)
Monday July 14, 2014, 4:52 am
Signed noted
 

Nils Anders Lunde (532)
Monday July 14, 2014, 6:00 am
N&S
 

Terrie Williams (763)
Monday July 14, 2014, 6:43 am
You have added your voice to Tell the Senate: Our Bosses Shouldn't Make Our Birth Control Decisions. SSN
 

Marianne R. (101)
Monday July 14, 2014, 6:48 am
Thanks Cal - signed and noted
 

Chaz Berlusconi (72)
Monday July 14, 2014, 7:16 am
done
 

Teresa B. (47)
Monday July 14, 2014, 7:43 am
Noted and signed. "fired up" : what makes you think YOUR taxes pay for an employee's health insurance, unless they are a govt. worker? The employer and employees both pay for the insurance.... your taxes do not figure into the equation. What a lame argument, and I've seen that ignorance parroted several times here on this site.
 

Elena J. (182)
Monday July 14, 2014, 9:44 am
S&N
 

l.r perry (39)
Monday July 14, 2014, 10:42 am
Signed and noted.Thanks Cal. Thank you for the forward Ashley.
 

Heidi Walderra (124)
Monday July 14, 2014, 11:30 am
Signed,noted,shared on Twitter.
 

Val R. (228)
Monday July 14, 2014, 2:18 pm
Personally I don't think the government should mandate it either which is exactly what ObamaCare is.
 

Sherry B. (50)
Monday July 14, 2014, 3:42 pm
Noted & gladly signed Cal. Thx for the forward Ashley.
 

aj E. (163)
Monday July 14, 2014, 5:10 pm
s&n
 

Charlie Rush (49)
Monday July 14, 2014, 7:14 pm
Just how long are ALL women going to decide that they are intelligent enough to make their own decisions, especially concerning their own bodies?
Can you possibly imagine it the other way around ~ that women made decisions for men, especially concerning THEIR own bodies?
I think we all know the answer to that.

This whole issue is getting very tiring.
I have a feeling, and I could be wrong (Imagine that!), but I believe there is a strong probably that the conservative women who are racists, may change their minds on this issue as soon as they don't have President Obama to verbally kick around any more.
 

Brenda P. (113)
Tuesday July 15, 2014, 1:37 am
noted and signed and shared
 

Krista Slavin (164)
Tuesday July 15, 2014, 2:57 pm
Signed and noted
 

Emma S. (225)
Wednesday July 16, 2014, 4:49 am
Done! Thanks, Cal.
 

Ronnie J. (15)
Wednesday July 16, 2014, 11:19 pm
Signed and noted - thank you
 
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