Rush Limbaugh Calls a Woman a 'Slut'

Student promoting women's reproductive rights is targeted by host on his show.
2:38 | 03/02/12

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Transcript for Rush Limbaugh Calls a Woman a 'Slut'
Out of that huge firestorm developing after Rush Limbaugh's controversial comments on his radio show about a Georgetown student in the center of the battle. Over contraception and religious rights of ABC's Jake Tapper is here with this story and -- this is really heating up good morning. Good morning Robin so much of politics is about framing is this a debate about contraception is a debate. About religious liberty or is -- a debate about a talk radio giant insulting a third year law student. For two days Rush Limbaugh has. -- About the college coed Susan fluke. Who goes before a congressional committee and essentially says that she must be paid to have sex what does that make her. -- regular slot right. -- prostitute she wants to be paid to have sex. Fluke a third year law student at Georgetown is now the flashpoint in a debate about whether employers should be required to fully cover contraception. Even if they have religious objections. Fluke had been prevented from testifying by Republican congressman Darrell ice and this congressional hearing in mid February -- Two congresswomen even walked out of the hearing after only men testified. But last week flew was back before congress this time speaking in an unofficial hearing held by Democrat. It's without insurance coverage contraception as you know can cost a woman over 3000 dollars during law school. For a lot of students who like me -- on public interest scholarships. That's practically an entire -- salary. One of those comments set off -- talk radio giant on Wednesday -- so much section can't afford the -- said she wants you and me. And the taxpayers. To pay her to have sex what does that make us where the pimps. And again on Thursday -- we're gonna have to pay for this. Do we want something in return. Ms. fluke and that would be the videos leveled at six posted on -- -- -- -- What we are getting. For our money. Overnight -- responded on MSNBC. I guess my reaction is what the reaction a lot of women have. My own thing and called these names who initially your -- stunned the then very quickly. You're outraged because this is historically the kind of language that is used to silence women. House Democrats are seizing on this issue and asking house speaker John Boehner a Republican. To condemn Limbaugh's remarks -- -- thanks very much.

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