After She Sold Her Wedding Ring to Buy Groceries

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  1. helgaleena

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    After She Sold Her Wedding Ring to Buy Groceries . . . - Forbes


    'A visibly pregnant woman of child-bearing years looking for a job can just forget about it. If she’s not visibly pregnant but takes a job without disclosing that fact, the backlash – as unjustified as it is – can be severe. A man is never visibly pregnant and no one expects him to tell a prospective employer that his wife is, or may soon become, pregnant, even though many companies have paternity as well as maternity leave policies.'

    The legislation on the boards of states and even the US Congress repealing women's right to birth control of all kinds is going to have huge economic consequences on the available work-force. Forbes magazine agrees.

    It's going to hit us working women where we live, and force us to choose between having sex for fun and having a job. That will ultimately make pussy even harder to get, won't it?
     
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    glad i do not like pussy that much it is sad but men need women to have kids then some of them wring them out for child support and some men never pay it
    think before you bring a child into this world
     
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    Charles, that is not actually the point of the article, or the thread. Thinking won't help if there's no way to prevent the bringing.
     
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    As the son of business owners, I have to look at it from the boss' perspective as well at the employee's. An applicant who is going to want maternity leave immediately or perhaps quit altogether to stay home with her baby in five months isn't a great investment for the company. The ones who plan to deal with it professionally by coming right back to work after giving birth and not letting their personal life interfere with their brand new job, yet who receive suspicion anyway even though they weren't pulling anything can thank the ones who have abused it in the past and made employers hesitant.
     
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    Get lost.
     
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    I know, you have to soak the sheets, it seems to get everywhere...

    Oh, you mean the politician? Me too. Makes me glad I'm not American.
     
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    Likewise, I have to assume that any woman wouldn't like you that much for that remark.
     
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    OK I am surprised this hasn't been asked. She has three kids, has she not heard of birth control, including condoms. I am not against abortion, but please.
     
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    thats kind of the point.
     
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    Again, you didn't read the whole thing. It's not about one woman and her family, it's about the economy.

    Btw, Romney's pretty scary too, and it's not because of his religion, it's because of his business practices.
     
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    I'm personally against abortion, but if you want to, go ahead. Just don't force me to pay for it.

    This thread is in the wrong place too.
     
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    I think a great debate revolves around the words I highlighted above. While a liberal maternity leave policy might not be a great investment for the company (and I could argue otherwise, I think), it is a very good one for the community. Public and private policy should support a person's decision to have a child. The cost/benefit analysis should not be solely based upon immediate fiscal considerations.
     
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    Fine. Don't help fund the abortion and you can help support her and all her children until they all turn 18 while their all on welfare. And btw, that is even longer if she looses custody of them to the state.

    Smart move.
     
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