This question answers itself

If we had 51 percent of women in Congress, do you think we’d be debating contraception?!

US Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, on the problem with just the gender gap in Congress #DNC2012 (via election)

For those who don’t know, there are only seventeen female members in the United States’ hundred-member senate.
This is from her interview on The Daily Show. If you have twelve minutes, I totally recommend watching the full interview here. She has a view that we don’t often hear and talks about some incredibly important issues.


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