New Hampshire Lawmaker Urges Married Couples To Practice Abstinence

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A New Hampshire lawmaker with a history of surprising statements suggested on Thursday that married couples who want to use contraception should practice abstinence instead of using birth control pills. State Rep. Lynne Blankenbeker (R-Concord) made the claim -- noting that abstinence is available 'over the counter' along with condoms -- during a legislative committee hearing on a resolution urging the Obama administration to drop the birth control requirement for religious organizations. Blankenbeker was trying to explain her position on why the administration's requirement to provide insurance coverage for birth control should be overturned.

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Certifiably plain old bat-sh*t crazy.... by Amanda Lang on Saturday, Feb 18, 2012 at 4:43:44 AM
i'm naming my next kid Abstinence. Absy for short.... by zzz05 on Saturday, Feb 18, 2012 at 7:47:47 PM