In case you have been living under a rock, Sandra Fluke is the college student attending Georgetown University who testified before Congress that her birth control costs $3,000 a year and the only way she can get birth control is if Congress allows the President to force religious institutions (like Georgetown) to pay for it, which they then did. Rush Limbaugh got himself into some trouble when he used a two naughty words to describe someone who wants others to pay for her to have sex. Judging by family friendly ABC’s new show GCB (originally titled Good Christian Bitches), if only Rush had called Fluke an SP, he would have been ok.
The left wants us to see Fluke like this:
She is a very young, very poor college student who perhaps has acne or cysts on her ovaries that only birth control can fix. However, Republicans are voting to make Georgetown revoke her rights to buy birth control because every sperm is precious. In the end, perhaps she wrote a letter to her senator and her senator actually read it, but somehow Fluke came in contact with Democrats in Washington DC who found her story so compelling that they tried to have her testify before Congress, but Republicans hate women and wanted only men testifying so they said no.
In actual fact, Sandra Fluke is a 30 year old law student who can afford $50,000 a year for law school, but can’t seem to find her way into Target or Wal Mart where birth control is $9 a month. She wants to force her Catholic college and all Americans to pay so that she can have as much consequence-free sex as she can fit between classes. She also is not random. Fluke has been an activist promoting the idea of forcing others to pay for birth control and morning after abortion pills. In fact, she was the president of Law Students for Reproductive Justice. It’s amazing to me that no one blinks at the fact that this seemingly random student somehow ended up as the star witness for the Democrats, even though Pelosi’s office can’t seem to confirm or deny if the two had ever talked previously. In fact, Democrats pulled their official witness in order to put Fluke in front of the cameras with her false sob story. The last minute switcheroo violated policy which is the real reason she wasn’t allowed to testify by those mean old women-hating Republicans.
By the way, which is more offensive? Rush using naughty words to describe her? Or Obama giving Christian hospitals, colleges, orphanages, churches and other religious institutions the choice of either providing contraception AND morning after abortion pills or shutting their doors? Even more offensive is Obama’s hardline on religious institutions while he simultaneously cuts military health benefits.
This brings us to the scary question. What was Fluke doing at a Jesuit-run Catholic university in the first place? Doesn’t she know the Catholic church’s teachings on contraception? Actually, she does and that is why she went there. Fluke reviewed the Georgetown student insurance policies and enrolled in order to change them. As a liberal activist, she infiltrated Georgetown in order to use the hand of government to overturn their first amendment rights and force her personal, secular ideologies on them.
This line of attack should scare any religious institution. It’s one thing when liberals are attacking religion from the outside, like ABC’s new anti-Christian show. I wouldn’t infringe on people’s freedom of speech and I can control my own remote (imagine that). But this idea that liberal activists are going to be infiltrating religious institutions in order to impose their secular beliefs on the rest of us should be far more alarming than any naughty words used by an entertainer. Should Christian schools start screening students to make sure they are not liberal plants?
I went to a Christian college for two years. They taught creation. They would never pay for morning after pill abortions and actually had rules against pre-marriage intercourse. They had rules against drugs, homosexuality, drinking, and even foul language. But it was ok. We knew that when we went there. I made a personal choice to go there and live under those rules for two years. That is something people can do in a free society. This freedom is the core target of the Fluke-style infiltration assault on Christianity.
This is pretty serious stuff. The Left has a lot to answer for. Was Fluke a plant? If so, it is Fluke and Pelosi who should be apologizing to the country for this blatant fraud and attempt to steal our first amendment rights.