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Lifelock sticks with Rush. Fluke demands insurance for “gender reassignments.”
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But it’s OK to think about Chaz Bono as you learn this.
Chaz Bono didn’t become a transgendered man overnight. He required transgender surgery, and indeed, befitting his celebrity status the story of his gender transformation was made into a documentary film, Becoming Chaz.
What does this have to do with the Rally to Rush?
Suffice to say, there are Americans who, for religious reasons, might not be inclined to be forced to pay for Chaz’s surgery. (And it’s important to note, there’s no indication any religious institution was forced to do so.) The problem comes, of course, if a religious institution — say, the Catholic Church — were forced to do just this against its will.
Is this starting to sound familiar?
Credit for what you’re about to learn goes to The American Spectator’s Robert Stacy McCain. Stacy has a blog of his own called The Other McCain (since he is not related to a former presidential candidate named… right… McCain!). What did Stacy discover?
Yes indeed. He learned from something called the College Politico that Sandra Fluke — presented by the Left as just a poor but lovely Georgetown Law Student — is in fact quite the left-wing activist. Stacy reports that the College Politico reports the following:
[B]irth control is not all that Ms. Fluke believes private health insurance must cover. She also, apparently, believes that it is discrimination deserving of legal action if “gender reassignment” surgeries are not covered by employer provided health insurance. She makes these views clear in an article she co-edited with Karen Hu in the Georgetown Journal of Gender and the Law.
The title of the article… is “Employment Discrimination Against LGBTQ Persons” and was published in the Journal’s 2011 Annual Review.
With me now?
In short, it seems that in this article Ms. Fluke was headed down the same road with “gender reassignment” surgery as she was with birth control.
Translation? If Chaz Bono were still Chastity Bono — and a student at Georgetown Law — and made the same decision to switch gender, Sandra Fluke would be demanding that the Catholic Georgetown provide insurance to pay for Chastity to become Chaz.
Now, I’m not a Catholic. But I’m taking a wild guess here that this is not what the Pope thinks of when he recalls the Book of Genesis and the tale of Adam and Eve. Maybe I’m wrong.
But what is clearly at work here with Sandra Fluke is that it was a complete misrepresentation by the liberal media to cast her as just a thoughtful student who had an opinion on birth control and insurance. Rush explained to today more fully the reason why Sandra Fluke was initially rejected by Congressman Darrell Issa’s House committee as a witness for a panel discussing religious liberty. She was correctly seen as not qualified.
But I would say that in fact Ms. Fluke was qualified — extremely qualified — to discuss the religion that is secular liberalism. She is no babe in the woods — no pun intended. Sandra Fluke, writing an article on her belief that it is “discrimination” and… wait for it… “heterosexist” to deny insurance for “gender reassignment” is a thorough-going, well-versed young leftist. Ready, willing and eager to force you to do her bidding, presuming you are either a Catholic university with religious beliefs to the contrary — or, eventually — just you.
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
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