Note: Think that anti-choice politicians and activists aren’t trying to outlaw contraception? Think again. Follow along in an ongoing series that proves beyond a doubt that they really are coming for your birth control.
If you are a resident of the city of Milwaukee, you’d better be on the alert for the newest threat to your taxpayer dollars. Some of it may be going to fund cases and cases of condoms.
But these are not just your “everyday condoms,” according to one radio host. No, these are wasteful, expensive, rainbow-colored, super-sensitive condoms. Taxpayers are allegedly footing the bill for these Mercedes of all prophylactics, instead of just buying regular opaque generics. How fiscally irresponsible!
In fact, after doing a bit of math, the radio host claims that the cost in purchasing fancy colorful condoms versus plain condoms comes to an additional $12,000. That’s coincidentally enough exactly how much the Wisconsin tax payers are paying for the program, the rest of which is covered by grants.
Pro-Life Wisconsin agrees: these are rainbow colored pockets of sin, and taxes shouldn’t be used to pay. Via WTMJ in Wisconsin, Peggy Hamill of Pro-Life Wisconsin condemned the attempts to provide better access to condoms in general, and especially fancy-pants condoms and lubricants.
“There used to be a sense of culture and decency in our culture, but here, now, to find out that the city of Milwaukee is planning on being involved in something so seedy is disgusting…we hear often of people saying “keep your rosary off my ovaries,” or “stay out of my bedroom.” My thought is “keep your private parts and your perverse acts out of my pocketbook.”
Really? Sexual intercourse with a condom is a “perverse act?” Hamill even goes on to claim condoms do nothing to prevent sexually transmitted diseases due to “leakages” and “rips.”
Why is the city paying so much money to purchase these latex perversions? The condoms are passed out to clinics in Milwaukee in order to help combat sexual health problems such as unintended pregnancies and sexually transmitted infections, a spokeswoman from the Department of Health explains during the interview. “We give them out to our clients who come into our STD clinics. We give them out to our home visitation clients and we give them out on our sites and at our clinics.” She also notes that the department spends 6 to 7 cents per condom, that having a variety of colors and types makes people more inclined to take them and use them, and that using lubricants make condom use more effective (take that, “leakages” and “rips”).
Pro-Life Wisconsin has long been pubicly opposed to the birth control pill, spreading false information that it causes abortions. But condoms? Now we know that they are coming for ALL of your birth control.
Especially if it is rainbow-colored.