Free Contraceptives For All Not Enough, Feminist Wants Free Tampons For All Worldwide

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    http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/aug/11/free-tampons-cost-feminine-hygiene-products
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    Lord help us.
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    Gotta love the logic in that article, mb. If people need it multiple times a day for years of their life, then it should be free. I wonder how many things would be for free if that was the criteria for something being free? I guess we should get the ball rolling and start organizing marches and demanding free food, free gas, free energy, free money, etc. :D
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    Wait, is there only one feminist in the world, or does her opinion speak for all feminists?
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    I'm not even sure the lady in the article identified herself as a feminist.
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    Just take a look at the articles she has written this past month. She is most definitely a feminist.

    And her profile says, "Jessica Valenti is a daily columnist for the Guardian US. She is the author of four books on feminism, politics and culture, and founder ofFeministing.com. A frequent speaker, Jessica currently serves on the board of NARAL Pro-Choice America. You can find her on Twitter,Tumblr and Facebook."
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    Well then, I want free razors for all men world wide.
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    She may well be. The point is that you infered it.
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    It appears that I inferred correctly because her profile says that she is a feminist who has written 4 books on various topics in the feminist movement.
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    It actually doesnt say she's a feminist there either. ;)
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    Especially the Taliban/ISIS. It has to be miserable in the heat with those beards.
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    I'm ok with free razors for women too. Maybe you like 'em hairy though.
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    I do not think they should be free for all, but would not have a problem if they were made a tax-free item and available to be bought with a snap card.

    Honestly, I would rather see a product like tampons eligible and strike out candies and sodas.
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    She founded something called feministing.com.
    We can assume she is a feminist.
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    Lol, no just thought us men could use a break.
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    Free toilet paper for everyone!
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    I'm fine assuming she's a feminist. I'm not fine presuming all feminists share the values and opinions of one.
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    Agree.
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