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.