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American Taliban: Women have no right to their own bodies, but they're responsible for HIS [View all]

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That’s right. An all-male supreme court in Iowa just agreed that if a man gets a bulge in his pants in a workplace, whatever attractive women is in any near vicinity can be fired so as not to continue to ‘cause‘ said bulge and so this situation does not “threaten his marriage“. Thus, the female employee was made fully responsible for the male’s behavior (or potential behavior), and even for his marriage — but she damned well has no jurisdiction over her own body in this country. There is only one person in this particular situation who could do anything to “threaten his marriage“, and that was the man himself, not his employee. Yet she was the one who lost her job – all because this man could not deal with or control himself. It’s pretty sad for both of them, actually. And it’s pretty damn sexist. What’s next? Burkas?

It’s the same with the violent crime of rape. When a man rapes a woman, who is typically blamed? The woman of course. The rapist is usually not deemed responsible for the man’s violent behavior. All the responsibility for that is placed onto the woman who was raped. But when it comes to her having any jurisdiction whatsoever over her own body after the crime should she desire an abortion? Forget it. She’s only responsible for what he did to her with his.

Men in the upper chambers of our government appointed themselves qualified to decide for women whether they can have birth control pills or not – and when and how and under what circumstances. No women were allowed on their panel. A young woman (Sandra Fluke) who had relevant testimony on the matter was shut out of the discussion and told she was “not qualified” to speak and repeatedly called a slut by a Taliban mouthpiece, Rush Limbaugh. But it’s HER body and the bodies of all women they were debating about. Never mind that. She was allowed nothing to say about it. But watch out if she’s in the room and one of them gets a bulge in his pants. If that happens, and particularly if the man had acted on it, she would be held responsible! Guaranteed.

This is The American Taliban at work in the United States.

The same American Taliban that claimed that “if a rape is legitimate, a woman can’t get pregnant because her body will shut that whole thing down“. And the same American Taliban that insisted that pregnancy from rape was “God’s work“. The same American Taliban that insisted that pregnancy from rape was “just another method of conception.”

It’s hideously obvious The American Taliban doesn’t even consider women human and therefore worthy of even the most basic levels of compassion or consideration at all.
And what intimate medical knowledge these men (who cannot even control their own bodies or their own sexual behavior) claim they somehow have of women’s bodies! These men cannot even control their own bodies or their own behavior – yet they want to control women. Now we’re getting to the crux of this issue. . .

To compensate for their lack of control over themselves and their own sexual behavior, men decided they must control women instead – making women responsible for men’s sexual (and violent) behavior. At the same time, women are denied the same jurisdiction over their own bodies and the making of their own reproductive decisions.


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