Reason #3 to GOTV: Obama has been pretty good to us

Obama signing the Lilly Ledbetter Act

His first term hasn’t been perfect, but there’s no doubt that President Obama has gotten some important things done. From signing the Lilly Ledbetter Act to passing health reform to standing strong on no-copay birth control, he’s done enough for women that when he says he cares about gender equality, you believe it. Romney, on the other hand, sounds like he’s full of crap.

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Maya Dusenbery is an Executive Director in charge of Editorial at Feministing. She is the author of the forthcoming book Doing Harm: The Truth About How Bad Medicine and Lazy Science Leave Women Dismissed, Misdiagnosed, and Sick (HarperOne, March 2018). She has been a fellow at Mother Jones magazine and a columnist at Pacific Standard. Before become a full-time writer, she worked at the National Institute for Reproductive Health. A Minnesota native, she received her B.A. from Carleton College in 2008.

Maya Dusenbery is an Executive Director of Feministing in charge of Editorial.

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