I just heard Ann Romney declare that women have a choice between reproductive rights and the economy.
Is she kidding? Reproductive rights are tied to the economy. If women have no choices regarding their own reproductive rights how can they manage their multiple tasks of home and career? They don't all have nanny options like she had whether she took them or not. Most women today need to work to support families.
If a woman has no control over her own health decisions? Who is she as a person? Every man controls his own health decisions, his own choice not to use birth control and force a woman into an unwanted pregnancy.
I am appalled at the stupidity of those women still sticking up for Romney/Ryan. Do they live in the dark ages? Are they under threat from their pastors, priests and husbands?
This is the 21st Century. Women in developed countries set the standard for those women in undeveloped countries where they are still mutilated to prevent sexual enjoymnet and have no rights over their bodies or those of their children.
As far as the economy in general, white women are at an unemployment rate of about 7%, far less than black and hispanic women who had the lowest paid jobs and the first to go. Men were actually the worst hit.
However, the economy is improving in many areas in which women excell - the health care industry in particular - and President Obama has legislation that the Republicans blocked to open jobs that would have employed more women.
Anyway, it is just so blatant, the destruction of women's rights planned by Romney/Ryan and approved by Ann Romney, the product of the Mormon religion where women are controlled by the men.
I'm in shock.