Arizona bill would force employees to prove they’re not using birth control for sex

Not to be used for sex. (If you want your benefits, that is.)

Why? Because it’s Arizona:

The Senate Judiciary Committee voted 6-2 Monday to endorse a controversial bill that would allow Arizona employers the right to deny health insurance coverage for contraceptives based on religious objections.

Arizona House Bill 2625, authored by Majority Whip Debbie Lesko, R-Glendale, would permit employers to ask their employees for proof of medical prescription if they seek contraceptives for non-reproductive purposes, such as hormone control or acne treatment.

Virginity tests for everyone! Because let’s be real, this bill is pretty much on the brink of it. Erin at Jezebel also points out that because Arizona is an at-will employment state, employers could just fire their employees if they object to them being sexually responsible adults. (“Sexually” being the key word here.)

Keep digging that hole, GOP, we’ll wait — and will have massive amounts of pre-marital sex while we’re at it. (You know, like the rest of the country.)


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