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NC General Assembly’s Anti-ACA Hearing: A jibe at Sandra Fluke

Chris Conover — the expert called by the NC General Assembly this month as the main witness for the anti-Affordable Care Act committee (convened for some reason four years after passage of the health law) — had  other digs in his presentation that betrayed his bias besides his quips about the “Abominable Care Act” and his denunciation of President Obama as a fascist last month.  This one was a jibe at Sandra Fluke, the lawyer who gained notice as a law student a couple years ago for saying the ACA should cover birth control for women – a truly radical concept for Conover and a few others it seems.  Why Conover should feel the need to bring up Fluke who is recently married,  lives in the Santa Monica, CA area, and is now running for a state senate seat there 3,000 miles away from Raleigh is anyone’s guess although, given the nature of his presentation, it likely was just one more hot button to push:

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