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Sandra Fluke Opening Statement (C-SPAN)

Opening statement from Georgetown Law Center student Sandra Fluke before the House Democratic Steering and Policy Committe on women's health and contraceptio...
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Rush Limbaugh–Sandra Fluke controversy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Rush Limbaugh–Sandra Fluke controversy (pronunciation: /flʊk/) began on February 29, 2012, when American conservative talk-show host Rush Limbaugh's remarks about contraceptive mandates included statements concerning Georgetown University Law Center student Sandra Fluke as a "slut" and "prostitute". Limbaugh was commenting on Fluke's speech the previous week to House Democrats in support of mandating insurance coverage for contraceptives. Despite disapproval from major political figures, Limbaugh made numerous similar statements over the next two days, leading to the loss of several national sponsors and Limbaugh's apology on his show for some of his comments. Fluke rejected the apology as dubious and inadequate.[1][2][3][4][5]

Sandra Fluke, then a 30-year-old law student at Georgetown, was invited by Democrats to speak at a hearing by the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on the new Administration rules on Conscience Clause exceptions in health care.[6] The exception applies to church organizations themselves, but not to affiliated nonprofit corporations, like hospitals, that do not rely primarily on members of the faith as employees.[7] In addition, another exception was created for religious institutions in which an employee can seek birth control directly from the insurance company instead of the religious based nonprofit.[8] Democrats requested the committee add Sandra Fluke to the first panel, which was composed of clergy and theologians. Committee chairman Darrell Issa (R-California) refused, stating that Fluke lacked expertise, was not member of the clergy, and her name was not submitted in time.[6][9] Democratic members criticized the decision not to include Fluke since it left that panel with only male members,[10] when the hearing covered contraception coverage.[11]

The next week, the House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee convened a meeting to invite Fluke to speak. Fluke put forward reasons that her school, Georgetown, should be compelled to offer contraceptive drugs without co-pay, in spite of the Catholic University's moral opposition to artificial birth control.[6] She said that during the time spent as a law student, birth control could cost $3,000 or more. She also stated that 40% of Georgetown Law School's female population suffered financial hardship as a result of birth control not being covered by the student health insurance plan, and that the lack of contraception coverage in the university insurance plans would induce many low income students to go without contraceptives. She then shared the stories of friends affected by such policies, citing a friend with polycystic ovary syndrome. Fluke said this friend needed contraceptive hormones costing over $100 per month to treat this disease, and that while PcOS was covered by Georgetown insurance, the insurance company repeatedly denied contraceptives, because they suspected the purpose of the medication was contraception.[12][13][14]

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"Where Are the Women?": Lawmakers Walk Out on Contraception Rule Hearing After Female Witness Barred

"Where Are the Women?": Lawmakers Walk Out on Contraception Rule Hearing After Female Witness Barred | Rush Limbaugh’s verbal attack on Sandra Fluke | Scoop.it
In a dramatic scene on Capitol Hill, several Democrats walked out of a congressional hearing on the Obama administration’s rule that would require health insurance plans, including those provided by Catholic-affiliated hospitals and universities,...
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Sarah Palin defends Rush Limbaugh's attacks against Sandra Fluke - PLUS: Watch Limbaugh's insults!

READ MORE: http://politicalgates.blogspot.com/2012/03/what-steve-schmidt-told-geoffrey-dunn.html
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SARAH PALIN'S STANCE ON THE MATTER

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Thank you, Contraceptives, Blunt Amendment & Rush Limbaugh

My take on the contraception issues currently dividing our nation. Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/capit0lism I write for a blog! Band of Patriots: http://ww...
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Rush Limbaugh calls Sandra Fluke a SLUT

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bok cartoon Bill Maher Ed Schultz Rush Limbaugh on women

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Bill Maher calls Palin a C---- Ed Shultz calls Ingraham a slut Maher gives Obama pac 1 Million Media Matters tries to take down Rush
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Limbaugh Returns To Attacking Sandra Fluke, This Time For Supporting Student Loan Reform

Limbaugh Returns To Attacking Sandra Fluke, This Time For Supporting Student Loan Reform | Rush Limbaugh’s verbal attack on Sandra Fluke | Scoop.it
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Not his first time and it wont be his last.

 

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53 of Rush Limbaugh's most vile smears against Georgetown Law student Sandra Fluke

http://www.dailykos.com/story/2012/03/05/1071386/-Video-53-of-Rush-Limbaugh-s-most-vile-smears-against-law-student-Sandra-Fluke?via=blog_589703 

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Various snippiets of the on-air shows 

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Sandra Fluke - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Sandra Kay Fluke (/flk/;[citation needed] born April 17, 1981) is an American attorney[2] and women's rights activist.[3][4]

Fluke first came to attention in the United States in February 2012, when Republicans refused to allow her to testify to the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on the importance of requiring insurance plans to cover birth control during a discussion on whether insurance should have a contraception mandate.[5] She later spoke to only House Democratic members. Commenting on her statements at that hearing, Rush Limbaugh, a talk show host, made inflammatory comments about Fluke on his talk show, consisting of speculation and slurs regarding her sex life.[6]

Fluke supported President Barack Obama's re-election campaign in 2012.[7] She was a featured speaker at the 2012 Democratic National Convention.

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Rush Limbaugh - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Rush Hudson Limbaugh III (pron.: /ˈlɪmbɔː/, LIM-baw; born January 12, 1951) is a conservative American radio talk show host and political commentator. Since he was 16, Limbaugh has worked a series of disc jockey jobs. His talk show began in 1984 at Sacramento radio station KFBK, featuring his ongoing format of political commentary and listener calls. In 1988 Limbaugh began broadcasting his show nationally from radio station WABC in New York City. He currently lives in Palm Beach, Florida, from where he broadcasts the The Rush Limbaugh Show, the highest-rated talk-radio program in the United States.[1][2]Talkers Magazine in 2012 lists Limbaugh as the most-listened-to talk show host with a weekly audience of 15 million.[3]

In the 1990s Limbaugh's books The Way Things Ought to Be (1992) and See, I Told You So (1993) made The New York Times Best Seller list. Limbaugh frequently criticizes, in his books and on his show, what he regards as liberal policies and politicians, as well as what he perceives as a pervasive liberal bias in major U.S. media. Limbaugh is among the highest paid people in U.S. media, signing a contract in 2008 for $400 million through 2016.[4]

Rush Hudson Limbaugh III was born in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, the son of Mildred Carolyn "Millie" (née Armstrong) and Rush Hudson Limbaugh, Jr. His father was a lawyer and a U.S. fighter pilot who served in the China Burma India Theater of World War II. His mother was a native of Searcy, Arkansas. The name "Rush" was originally chosen for his grandfather to honor the maiden name of family member Edna Rush.[5]

 

Comments on Obama's policies

 

 

On January 16, 2009, Limbaugh commented on the Obama presidency, "I hope he fails."[151] Limbaugh later said that he wants to see Obama's policies fail, not the man himself.[152] Speaking of Obama, Limbaugh said, "He's my president, he's a human being, and his ideas and policies are what count for me."[151]

 

 

Sandra Fluke controversy Rush Limbaugh

 

 

February 29, 2012, when Rush Limbaugh's remarks about contraceptive mandates included mention of Georgetown University Law Center student Sandra Fluke as a "slut" and "prostitute". Limbaugh was commenting on Fluke's speech the previous week to House Democrats in support of mandating insurance coverage for contraceptives. Despite disapproval from major political figures, Limbaugh made numerous similar statements over the next two days, leading to the loss of 45[153] to "more than 100"[154] local and national sponsors and Limbaugh's apology on his show for some of his comments. Fluke rejected the apology as dubious and inadequate.[155]

 

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A Response to Sandra Fluke

This video is my response to Sandra Fluke's address before the House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee on women's health and contraception. For more i...
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A very well thought out conservative view.

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Rush Limbaugh Calls Georgetown Coed Sandra Fluke a Slut, Apologizes, Obama Calls to Offer Support

Created on March 2, 2012 Georgetown Law Student Testifies in front of Congress in support of Government Mandated Birth Control. Rush Limbaugh jokes about the...
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In Response to Rush Limbaugh's request for Birth control users.

So Rush Limbaugh said about Sandra Fluke's testimony against the amendment that would allow employers to decide whether they wanted to offer coverage for con...
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Wow!?!?!?!

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Twitter / OFA : Sandra Fluke: “Our President, ...

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Very political... I thought she was just an advocate for women's rights...

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Does This Sandra Fluke Cartoon Go Too Far? | Mediaite

Does This Sandra Fluke Cartoon Go Too Far? | Mediaite | Rush Limbaugh’s verbal attack on Sandra Fluke | Scoop.it
In the endless aftermath of Rush Limbaugh's comments comes another moment of controversy — this time regarding a cartoonist's take on the Sandra Fluke.
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Best of Rush Limbaugh Editorial Cartoons -

Best of Rush Limbaugh Editorial Cartoons - | Rush Limbaugh’s verbal attack on Sandra Fluke | Scoop.it
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Not very liked in the public eye based on these drawings.

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