We can only hope to one day be as enlightened and progressive as Frank Lautenberg.

Via Daily Caller:

New Jersey Democratic Senator Frank Lautenberg said the Republican “men’s club” in the Senate wants women “barefoot and pregnant,” speaking out against a GOP effort to give employers the option not to offer contraception coverage in health insurance plans.

“It’s time to tell the Republicans to mind their own business,” Lautenberg said on Capitol Hill Tuesday.

“Our side believes that women should be able to choose the paths in life that’s best for them and that’s why President Obama wants to make birth control more affordable. Contraception is basic health care, and it’s essential for individuals to choose when they want to have a career and when they want to start a family.”

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