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Wisconsin Equal Pay Law Repealed Because "Money Is More Important For Men"

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As Jessica Pieklo reported yesterday, the Governor of Wisconsin, with little notice or discussion, repealed the state's Equal Pay law. For Scott Walker, it was no doubt the most logical step in his ongoing war on women and the working class, as the Equal Pay Law protected not just women but any protected class. But for the Republican who was most enthusiastic about rescinding the law, it was really about fairness. After all, according to him, money is more 'important' for men. Over at the Daily Beast, Michelle Goldberg writes a detailed account of the repeal and the effect it will have in the state. Goldberg also interviews Republican state senator Glenn Grothman, who was an enthusiastic fan of repealing the law. According to Grothman, not only is there no actual pay gap between the sexes, if there was one it wouldn't matter anyway. After all, men need money more than women do...

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How can you argue with that logic. A man has to b... by robert braunstein on Monday, Apr 9, 2012 at 7:35:17 PM