The Hill (Obama jumps into controversy, supports student Limbaugh attacked): Limbaugh came under fire from Democrats on Wednesday after he attacked Fluke for her testimony in a hearing about the president’s contraception mandate, calling her a “slut” and a “prostitute.” . . . Also on Thursday, Rep. Louise Slaughter (D-N.Y.) sent a letter to House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) that was signed by more than 75 lawmakers, calling for Republicans to rebuke Limbaugh’s comments “in light of their recent refusal to allow Ms. Fluke — or any other women — to testify.” Boehner took the rare step Friday of criticizing Limbaugh.
John Hayward at Human Events: Rush Limbaugh and the Georgetown contraception controversy
That is not what Limbaugh did. He said the implications of her own testimony, and the idea of demanding that other people finance her sexual activities, amount to the logical equivalent of prostitution. Had she appeared in public to demand a thousand dollars per year of compulsory financing for collegiate sex a generation ago, that would have been the nearly universal public response . . . But now they’re all useful clients of the State, their urges are a more pressing matter of official concern than the preservation of religious and economic liberty, and criticism of their demands is apparently an urgent matter for Congressional attention . . .
ADF Alliance Alert: Sex-Crazed Co-Eds Going Broke Buying Birth Control Student Tells Congress; Limbaugh says she is prostitute and wants taxpayers to be “Johns”
Rush Limbaugh Transcript: Left Freaks Out Over My Fluke Remarks
A woman who goes to law school at Georgetown goes to a congressional hearing where Pelosi is (crying), “I’m going broke having sex! I need… I need the government to provide me condoms and contraception. It’s not fair.” Okay, so this is a law student at a congressional committee asking for us … to … pay … for … the … things … that … make … it … possible … for … her … to … have … sex.
Therefore we are paying her to have sex. Therefore we are paying her for having sex.
Rush Limbaugh Transcript: Callers on the Cost of Contraception
Rush Limbaugh Transcript: Welfare Disguised as Women’s Rights
They’re portraying it once again, pregnancy as a disease. Not having babies born is a critical benefit for health care. Fewer babies, less cost. Fewer babies, less expense. This hearing today is all part of this scam to create a new welfare program. But we’ve been here before. Remember this from Nancy Pelosi.
NOW Calls for Clear Channel to Pull the Plug on Limbaugh Statement of NOW President Terry O’Neill (not yet online, but should be posted here soon)
“Bigoted bully Rush Limbaugh has been rewarded for his hostile, hate-filled speech for far too long. The National Organization for Women calls on Clear Channel Communications to pull the plug on Limbaugh’s gilded microphone immediately. In addition, we call on Limbaugh’s conservative comrades in the media to fully denounce, with no excuses, his derogatory comments . . . ”
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