The continuing Republican war on gynecology

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If youve been following the defunding efforts aimed at Planned Parenthood, it becomes quickly and abundantly clear that despite all the handwaving about fetal body parts, the real goal is to cut women off, especially poor women, from health care that makes it possible to have a healthy sex life. But of course, Republicans are trying to hide that.The ideology behind this drive, which holds that no one should have sex before marriage and only for procreation after, is wildly unp