Good Grief… Georgetown Law Student Sandra Fluke Didn’t Know Target Sells Birth Control for $9 a Month (She Wants It Free)

Oh Brother. Georgetown women’s rights activist was too busy preparing her speech to demand free birth control pills from Congress to do the research and find out that Target sells the pill for $9 a month.
CNS News reported:

Thirty-year-old Georgetown Law student Sandra Fluke, who told a House Steering and Policy Committee hearing convened by House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi last month that contraception can cost a student $3,000 during law school, told CNSNews.com on Tuesday that she did not know that the Target store 3 miles from the Georgetown Law campus sells a month’s supply of birth control pills for just $9.

Target advertises the $9-per-month birth control pills on its website, and CNSNews.com confirmed and reconfirmed that the $9 pills were in fact available at the Target near Georgetown Law.

“Without insurance coverage, contraception can cost a woman over $3,000 during law school,” Fluke testified before Pelosi’s panel.

Georgetown Law student Sandra Fluke on ‘The View’ with Joy Behar and Sherri Shephard. (AP/ABC Lou Rocco)

Georgetown Law student Sandra Fluke on 'The View' with Joy Behar and Sherri Shephard. (AP/ABC Lou Rocco)

(CNSNews.com) – Thirty-year-old Georgetown Law student Sandra Fluke, who told a House Steering and Policy Committee hearing convened by House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi last month that contraception can cost a student $3,000 during law school, told CNSNews.com on Tuesday that she did not know that the Target store 3 miles from the Georgetown Law campus sells a month’s supply of birth control pills for just $9.

Target advertises the $9-per-month birth control pills on its website, and CNSNews.com confirmed and reconfirmed that the $9 pills were in fact available at the Target near Georgetown Law.

“Without insurance coverage, contraception can cost a woman over $3,000 during law school,” Fluke testified before Pelosi’s panel.

“For a lot of students who, like me, are on public interest scholarships, that’s practically an entire summer’s salary,” Fluke testified. “Forty percent of female students at Georgetown Law report struggling financially as a result of this policy.”

“Just last week, a married female student told me she had to stop using contraception because she couldn’t afford it any longer,” Fluke testified. “Women employed in low-wage jobs without contraceptive coverage face the same choice. You might respond that contraception is accessible in lots of other ways. Unfortunately, that’s not true.”

On Tuesday, Fluke spoke at an event at the U.S. Capitol in celebration of women’s history month. After the event, CNSNews.com asked Fluke: “Were you aware of the Target store that’s 3 miles from Georgetown Law that sells a month’s supply of birth control pills for $9 a month without insurance coverage? Were you aware of that?”

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  • mg4us

    How could little poor Sandra know. . .it is above her pay grade. . .

    Now who else said it was above their pay-grade? (Oh yeah, opie dopie Obama!)

    or as Forest Gump would say ” Stupid is as Stupid does” . . . even if it is a fluke!

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  • Chad

    Like mg4us, this doesn’t surprise me. As a deep Leftist Ms. (not-a) Fluke wants everything given to her…but authoritative figures – gov’t, school, etc – and to be paid for by someone else. For her to find an easy answer and take care of herself is so outside her limited skill set that no one should be surprised.

    But this is typical. Fluke is just a tool, and the masters running the tools don’t care for intellect. She’s ultimately just a cleaned up version of the folks holding “starving, please help” cardboard signs at major intersections – a beggar.

  • jorgen

    For G’s sake give her the $9 a month to prevent her from getting children! Or better, sterilize her.

  • jorgen

    Like all the others, she is a liberal because she is ill informed or because she is brain damaged.

  • JimR

    I’m torn on this because I’d prefer Ms. Fluke not reproduce, so it might be worth the 9 bucks, but I’d also prefer she not practice law.

    I love the example of the married female student though, why refer to a married student rather than a single student? Is it because the married person has somehow more right to regular sex than a single person? Doesn’t that clash with the feminist view? Of the married student and the single student, which is more likely to have additional insurance and supporting family income to rely on?

  • Winghunter

    Why are Feminists Surprised Their Daughters are Sluts? http://arcticcompass.blogspot.com/2009/08/feminism-communist-plot.html

  • The Triguy

    “Georgetown women’s rights activist was too busy preparing her speech to demand free birth control pills from Congress to do the research and find out that Target sells the pill for $9 a month.”

    Seriously, would anyone but a leftie want this woman as their lawyer when she doesn’t even do the research that is required? That’s something a first year undergraduate learns. Or was she too busy protesting to learn that simple fact?

  • YourMaster

    a lobatomy would help her a bit more…
    …but she is a total embarassment now
    first everyone learns she has a rich b/f
    who could provide for her all the contraceptives she needs.
    now she finds out target sells such for only $9

    ….the dems should be hiding and cringing everytime she speaks
    or something new comes up *lol* cuz this makes them look bad.

  • Jaimo

    Just another elitist sl*t who isn’t in touch with the reality that the rest of us enjoy. I didn’t realize that Georgetown University was so cloistered.

  • Lady Mondegreen

    For God’s sake, can we forget about this woman until she actually does run for office (if she does)? She was a nobody, she is a nobody, and the sooner she is forgotten, the better.

  • Joe Blow

    Three miles is too far to travel to get the pills and my car is too old. I demand the government give me a new car so life is fair. It is a woman’s right to have a better car isn’t it?

  • wanumba

    #11 March 22, 2012 at 7:29 am
    Lady Mondegreen commented:
    For God’s sake, can we forget about this woman until she actually does run for office (if she does)? She was a nobody, she is a nobody, and the sooner she is forgotten, the better.
    ::::::::::::::::::::

    You covering up Nancy Pelosi’s involvement in this, amongst other highest level Democrats. You would, being a Democrat Party political hack and all.

    Since you foolishly invoked God, the Lord God isn’t going to forget this woman’s lying, unless she truly repents and sincerely asks Him for forgiveness, nor will He forget her part in the War Against Children nor forget her aggressive rejection of His command to “be fruitful and multiply.”

  • democraps suck

    once a slut…always a slut…just a dumb slut

  • Kermit

    “Just last week, a married female student told me she had to stop using contraception because she couldn’t afford it any longer,” Fluke testified.

    Psst – condoms are about a dollar each. Maybe she could ask for a dollar ‘donation’ for each toss. Oh NO, that would be prostitution, we just our incidental sexual escapade paid by somebody else, just not s or our boyfriend of the minute ‘John’.

    Fluke’s lies should be in a comedy routine savaging Obama and the Donks for the economy, but Obama and the Donks are lapping it up as serious business showing the Repubs as being evil.

  • Chris in N.Va.

    The Butterfly McQueen defense* :

    I don’t know nothin’ ’bout no Target birth control pills!

    (*re: Gone With the Wind)

  • I wonder if she was simply ill-informed or an outright liar?

  • Liz

    Guess she lives in the same bubble Obama does, where nail polish costs $10,000

  • Greg

    The article ses she is in law school on a public interest scholarship.Looks like free money and student loans are being milked. When I went to law school it was 4 years for a bs and 2 years for the juris doctorate. Starting at 18 years of age one was typically graduating at 24-25 and went to work. She at age 30 has stretched it out to career student status and still wants the freebies. How can this be in the public interest sufficient to support a public interest scholarship………

  • burt

    In the Soviet Union women are equal… they can even obtain jobs as garabage collectors. I am sure that is a job Sandra is qualified to obtain.

  • Tim in Cali

    $9 a month ?..She should easily make that with one..(um um) client..She also accepts Visa,Mastercard and has a tip jar by her bed stand(tax free of course) !!!

  • Waiting for November

    If Fluke ever gets off her back long enough to become a lawyer she’ll just end up working in one of those leftist store-front legal advise dumps. The matronly school ‘girl’ has had her fifteen minutes of infamy. She’s been used and will be discarded, just like Cindy Whosit.

  • BigFire

    I don’t think she’s talking about condoms. Her very active social life requires condoms in bulk volume, thus the need for the Federal subsidization of her lifestyle.

  • DonkeyDan

    I am guessing this young lady may lack the math skills to figure out $9 a month is less than a thousand dollars a year. She is a law student after all…..

  • tadcf

    Many women can’t use the generic version offered at Target and Walmart because of medical reasons.

  • Adirondack Patriot

    She’s on a “public interest scholarship” and still has her hand out?

    Hose her! I put myself through law school and never ONCE asked anyone to subsidize anything. She is a disgrace.

  • wanumba

    #26 March 22, 2012 at 9:11 am
    Adirondack Patriot commented:
    She’s on a “public interest scholarship” and still has her hand out?
    ::::::::::::::::

    Wouldn’t it be interesting to learn WHO approved her for it.. since she DID state that she went into Georgetown expressly to political agitate against their insurance plan… and that Nancy Pelosi of ALL the people in the world was facilitating the public venue for the media fake testimony?

    That “public interest scholarship” is worth at least $180,000 for tutition and fees, and that odd statement of Fluke’s about her “summer pay” implies money above and beyond the university fees is part of the “public interest scholarship.”

    And also from where come the FUNDS for said “public interest scholarship.”
    Great deal, eh? Political agitate, get paid AND a law degree in one neat package deal.
    Hope it isn’t on taxpayer dime. hmm?

  • Fionnagh

    I have never once, ever, agreed with #11, but I do now. Well said, Lady. Fluke’s had more than her 15 minutes of fame, and even that was too much. Get Fluke out of the news by just not talking about her.

  • I’m guessing that SF doesn’t shop at Target. Probably doesn’t wander too far from M Street to do her shopping.

  • JimR

    Isn’t she also going to ask for lube?

  • John Fembup

    You don’t need money when you can play victim to to a gullible media.

    You don’t need evidence when you are filled with false hope.

    You don’t need facts when you have an agenda.

    Sums it up for me.

  • R. Banks

    I thought law students didn’t have time for sex. She better hit the books. not the
    mattress.

  • ebayer

    I called the Planned Parenthood office that is 1.2miles from Georgetown Law school in Washington,D.C.
    The initial visit for birth control consultation cost $155
    The most expensive birth control pill they offer is $35 a month and it goes down from there.

    So,if she had to take the most expensive pill from Planned Parenthood,it would be $420 a year.

    There are three other Planned Parenthood locations within nine miles of Georgetown Law.

  • Redgrandma

    @tadcf. So if she can’t use the generic, she can pay the $35 /month for the name brand version, or she can use condoms which don’t require a prescription, or spermicides. All at very reasonable prices.

    That means she would have to forego anywhere from 1 to 3 Jello Shots a month at the local campus hook up bar to pay for her birth control (or doesn’t she pay for those either?) And a repeat vacation in Spain is definitely out.

  • W1ck3d

    What the people calling for “free” birth control (paid for by insurance) and free health care fail to understand is that what the insurance will cover will be the minimal acceptable generic variety which is what I suspect you can get at Target for $9 a month. If, as tadcf suggests “Many women can’t use the generic version offered at Target and Walmart because of medical reasons” then they are still going to end up paying for the birth control out of their pocket. If Condems were to be covered, you wouldn’t be getting the top of the line ultra sentive Trojans, you would be getting some plain label genric which would have as about as much sensitivity as using a hefty ziplock bag. And if we do ever end up with a “single provider” health care system then, as with all government contracts, it will be awarded to the lowest bidder which again will provide the minimal acceptable level of service which most people won’t find acceptable and will end up paying out of their own pockets to achieve the level of service they experience now. There is no up-side for anyone. Even the poor who are covered by Medicaid now will receive a lower quality health care as the better qualified care givers opt out of “government systems” and find employment in the new “boutique” health system that provides the better than minimum level that most people will want (think Royal Pains TV series scenario)

  • Mitch Rapp

    What else does she want free? With her activity level she should have a job at the pink pussycat where she could even earn enough to pay for law school

  • J

    Are you sure she did not graduate from Harvard? Sounds like the caliber of product harvard is producing these days.

  • Mitch Rapp

    Now, if she had made a donation to the Obama Campaign fund she could have been eligible for a loan, grant or legislation paying for her school, her many activities and even had enough left over for an I PAD, Cell phone and auto.

    Obama pays off campaign donors real well!

  • Patty

    I have thought about Fluke becoming the next generations Pelosi.

    I do believe that her mentor is Pelosi. And I still believe that Pelosi or one of her assistance found this liberal.

    And as I type and see another picture of her, I can’t imagine any REAL man wanting to have that much sex with her. Has to be a real liberal just like her.

    Anyway, this is what the Colleges are turning out. And we all know what liberal Professor are teaching or NOT teaching these kids. We think Obama is indoctrination the very young but the College Student is where the indoctrination flourishes.

    Just look at the liberals protesting in Wisconsin. Even teachers have given their students the day off to protest. This is the Education System that is turning out instead of Intelligent adults to be productive in a nation that is behind China, we are turning out Flukes.

    Shameful that this is a big waste but I suppose instead of productivity and real growth in a lacking economy we need to hear from Fluke. She is a distraction in a Nation that is lagging behind other nations.

  • Michael

    A lying liberal law student. What a surprise. l

  • Michael

    A lying liberal law student. What a surprise.

  • Gary

    Liberals don’t go to “law” school. They go to “defeat the law” school. They’re not interested in learning the law. They want to know how to manipulate the legal system to make it implode so that they can replace it with a “social justice” system.

  • ebayer

    Georgetown Law School requires their students to carry health insurnace.

    The cost of this coverage is thus:
    All eligible students are charged $1,895 for insurance in the fall semester. Students who become
    eligible for the Plan for the first time in the spring semester are charged $1,209 for spring coverage.

    This is taken directly from the latest Georgetown.edu/insurance/premiereplanbooklet.pdf

    My guess is that this is where she comes up with the $3000 a year figure for birth control.

    If this cost is a burden for her,then she needs to not go to a school that requires health insurance as a stipulation for enrollment or she needs to take this up with the University itself.

    this has absolutely nothing to do with the cost of birth control for across the U.S. and everythiing to do with the cost of attending Gerogetown U.

  • Political prick

    Bet she’s been tapped more than an oil reserve!

  • Glenmore

    As far as I can tell there is only one method of birth control that even COULD cost over $1000 per year ($3000 for a law school education) – condoms. And at $1 each (high end cost at that), that means she would be having sex about three times per day. It’s a very rare male who could provide that sustained service all by himself, which means frequent partner changes. And that is pretty much the definition of ‘slut’ – so by her own words, she shows Rush was right!

  • Lan Astaslem

    It’s unfortunate that her mommy never told her about just saying “no” occasionally. The bottom line here is that just because she’s actively auditioning to become the center of reproductive activity at Georgetown University doesn’t mean it has to be on the taxpayer’s dime…or in this case 30,000 of them (one for each, I guess). It’s probably not a coincidence (dare I say fluke) that she is trying to get in to the only other “profession” where screwing other people is considered a virtue…oh, wait, I forgot she also wants to run for public office as a Democrat. C’est la vie.

  • Patty

    Liberals leave Law school to become defense attorneys. Or community organizers.

  • Patty

    OT

    Obama Asks Woman: ‘Do You Have YOUR Birth Certificate?’

    Fox News’ Ed Henry reported on Twitter that after speaking at an event in Cushing, Oklahoma, President Obama jokingly asked a woman where her birth certificate was after she revealed to have been born at the same hospital he was born at in Hawaii.

    Read more: http://nation.foxnews.com/president-obama/2012/03/22/obama-asks-woman-do-you-have-your-birth-certificate#ixzz1ps46wLwK

  • Patty

    CommieTunes – OBAMA’s END GAME REVEALED – Obama Socialist / Communist / Marxist / Maoist

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=_Iz3VjoHXLA

  • Patty

    Gov’t Launches Prison LGBT Affirmative Action Plan

    THIS SHOULD MAKE FLUKE HAPPY

    The Federal Bureau of Prisons has begun to recruit employees who will serve as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender representatives for each correctional facility.

    The Department of Justice and the Bureau of Prisons announced the new plan earlier this month. It’s for employees who are willing to devote 20 percent of their workday to promoting lesbian-gay-bisexual-transgender issues.

    The government said LGBT representatives will serve as members of each prison’s affirmative action committee.

    Specifically, they’ll “coordinate activities and programs designed to cultivate LGBT cultural awareness both within and outside the institution.”

    http://www.cbn.com/cbnnews/us/2012/March/Govt-Launches-Prison-LGBT-Affirmative-Action-Plan/

  • jimg

    I am more than tired of reading about this wench.

    Go. Away.

  • bg

    ++

    OT..

    March 22, 2012

    Tunisians See Washington as Too Cozy with Islamists

    they are not alone.. 🙁

    transcript..

    ==

  • anti-bho

    I’m sure if Fluke played her cards right she could have convinced those “lovely ladies” on the “View” to share their contraceptives with her, although they are all wearing the best “contraceptive” in the world. It’s better known as UGLY.
    But on the other hand, ugly begets ugly and that leads to more ugly women demanding free contraception. What’s a liberal to do?

  • Bewilderedagain

    Can somebody explain to me how she is asking the taxpayers to pay for her birth control?

  • THEPunISHER

    Bewildered, they have not answered, because they cannot. Nobody is asking the taxpayer to fund ANYTHING in this argument. And after reading the comments here, it is no wonder CONservatives are a dying breed!

  • Look at her. You honestly think she’s ever been in a position to need birth control?

  • jimg

    it is no wonder CONservatives are a dying breed!

    In the most recent election:
    63 seats flipped in the House.
    More than 700 state legislative seats flipped.
    29 governor’s mansions in GOP control.

    But we’re a ‘dying breed’. Whatever you say, Sparky.

    And no. Ms. Fluke is not asking taxpayers to pay for her birth control. She’s asking government to mandate insurance carriers provide it. And those additional costs will be paid through increased premiums on ratepayers.

    She’s also asking government to mandate private organizations cover birth control … even if it goes against the religious beliefs of those organizations.

    We’re saying if she wants it, she can haul her ass to Wal*Mart and pay nine bucks herself.

  • GrandmaC

    That was actually my husbands first comment – He said we should all pitch in and pay for Ms. Fluke’s birth control and others of her ilk. The less of these types in the US the better. Her comment that free birth control would make her the happiest woman alive probably set women back 50 years.

  • MJ

    Hoft:
    Walmart sells it for $4.00 a month

  • Ted

    I could use a good Fluke!

  • gwhh

    who did not see this coming? I bet she runs for office in a UBER-left district in NY, maryland, ILL., or some place like that!

  • ScroobieRoobieRoooo

    Dont bother with facts when you have an agenda you slut. I think you like carpet munching anyway, so go find yourself a HS girls baskeball coach. You can double date with Obama and his boyfrie… I mean body man.

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