Because I am a Woman

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So here it is: freedom of/for religion has nothing to do with my body or my daughter’s or any woman’s or girl’s body and what she gets to do with it. Contraceptives are a woman’s right to control her body. Freedom of religion means you are free to choose and practice whatever religion you want to, if you want to, but it does not mean that you get to have any particular view of anyone’s bodily integrity. Reimbursement for contraceptives is my right if I choose it. In a secular state I get to freely choose what my body needs and that means that I need access to/for my choice. The Affordable Health Act should make sure that this is so
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