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Romney keeps telling us that the economy is the issue of his campaign, but he doesn’t seem to know anything about the Lilly Ledbetter Act: Equal pay for equal work.

I’ve already written about another thing Romney doesn’t seem to know about: reproductive rights are inseparable from women’s economic status.

As governor, Romney vetoed a bill that would have given rape survivors access to emergency contraception. As a presidential candidate, he’s promising to defund Planned Parenthood and eliminate federal funding for birth control.

When you don’t care about the earning power of 51% of Americans, how can you claim to care about jobs and the economy?

 

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