Initially there was hope that President Obama would side with the FDA, all available scientific research, and the women of America. Instead, he decided to invoke his power as “Daddy In Chief” and allow a presidential administration – for the first time ever – to overrule the FDA on issues of medical science.
In 2009, President Obama issued a Presidential Memorandum committing his administration to champion science. So why is the President throwing woman’s health under the bus because he’s too scared of the political backlash of doing the right thing?
3 thoughts on “President Obama: Don’t Play Politics with the Health of Women and Young People”
Why is it that some things require a prescription anyway? Including things that aren’t drugs, things that one could not possibly use improperly and hurt someone with?
But this move against women is just too much.
My employer is part of the reason this happened (a catholic uni). Of course if Obama had actually grown a pair, my employer would have just screwed over everyone instead of just women by dropping health insurance completely.
I gave that petition from change.org my basic info; it claimed my email address was already on file (quite possible, but it didn’t show up in my password list); and when I clicked the “login by Facebook” option FB informed me that change.org was not just verifying my identity but claiming the right to use it, including changing my FB posts and posting their material under my name. At least the “cancel” option was presented, so I used it.
Thanks, but I’ll find some other petition.