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January 28, 2013

When it comes to combat women are pussies.

Women in combat: Let’s get real - The Globe and Mail

Nowhere is the military ethos more challenged than over issues of sex, pregnancy and motherhood. The high rate of pregnancy among females in the U.S. military is a big taboo and an operational nightmare. According to a study reported this week by Reuters, more than 10 per cent of active-duty U.S. military women had an unintended pregnancy in 2008 alone – a rate that one of the study’s authors called “really shocking.” But it shouldn’t be. One study of a brigade operating in Iraq, cited by commentator Linda Chavez, found that female soldiers were evacuated at three times the rate of male soldiers – and that 74 per cent of them were evacuated for pregnancy-related issues. [HT: Don Sensing]

Posted by gerardvanderleun at January 28, 2013 11:36 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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Thank you for the link. May I also be immodest enough to link to my post that explains why we are no more likely to see infantrywomen than we are to see women crewing crab boats on Deadliest Catch. Click here.

Posted by: Donald Sensing at January 28, 2013 3:54 PM

What is it with women who don't want to get pregnant getting pregnant in such HUGE numbers? Anywhere from one in four to one in three American pregnancies are "unintended" and usually end in abortion. Contrary to what the Sandra Flukes of the world would have us believe, contraception is widely available and affordable. Why do so many women persist in having "stupidsex?" Remember that, typically, it takes several tries at unprotected sex to get knocked up. Why so many stupid women?

Posted by: Don Rodrigo at January 29, 2013 11:22 AM

They old saying used to be, "they voted with their feet". They're just voting with a different part of their anatomy, a luxury males do not have.

Posted by: Casca at January 29, 2013 1:34 PM

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