No really this isn’t a joke. Well of course it’s a joke but not the kind any sane person would laugh at.

This from Jezebel.com:

Law Will Allow Employers to Fire Women for Using Whore Pills

A proposed new law in Arizona would give employers the power to request that women being prescribed birth control pills provide proof that they’re using it for non-sexual reasons. And because Arizona’s an at-will employment state, that means that bosses critical of their female employees’ sex lives could fire them as a result.

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Yesterday, a Senate Judiciary Committee endorsed Republican Debbie Lesko’s HB2625 by a vote of 6-2, which would allow an employer to request proof that a woman using insurance to buy birth control was being prescribed the birth control for reasons other than not wanting to get pregnant. It’s all about freedom, she said, echoing everyone who thinks there’s nothing ironic about claiming that a country that’s “free” allows people’s bosses to dictate what medical care is available to them through insurance. First amendment. The constitution. Rights of religious people to practice the treasured tenets of their faiths, the tenets that dictate that religious people get to tell everyone who is not of faith how they’re supposed to live, and the freedom to have that faith enforced by law.

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Click link above for full story. Or for story full of idiotic statements by truly psychotic people who want to take us back to the 1930′s.

Is there something wrong with the water in AZ? Or the air maybe? Is it just too damned hot? To steal a phrase from an anonymous commenter over at The Immoral Minority – are all Republicans these days just a tribe of cave-dwelling cousin-humpers?

My sympathies for the sane Arizonians who haven’t been infected by the loopy bug. Close your windows, have your water shipped in from California and don’t take candy from strangers!

Oh and just to be sure – if you see any big trucks with weird looking plants – don’t fall asleep!

============ UPDATE ============

From MoveOn.Org

MoveOn.org released a new national ad today, calling out Republicans for their recent nosedive into the field of women’s health and reproductive rights.