Why, one might ask, is Ms. Johansson taking time out of her busy, super-important schedule to write an e-mail? Because the evil Republicans are trying to (cue ominous music) TAKE AWAY WOMEN’S PERSONAL HEALTHCARE DECISIONS!
What is she basing this on? Mainly the Hobby Lobby case in which a (personal) business chose not to pay for certain types of (personal) sex products. Of course there was nothing to “take away” because Hobby Lobby didn’t offer those products in the first place; they were simply exercising their Constitutional Rights not to be allow the Federal Government to pay for something that went against their beliefs.
And I’m absolutely certain that if the Federal Government tried to force Scarlett Johansson to pay for my annual NRA membership, I’m pretty sure she would write an angry e-mail about that, too.
A Facebook friend perfectly summed up Scarlett’s conundrum this way:
Received an email from Scarlett Johansson.
This idiot believes there’s a “war on women”.
No Scarlett – the GOP will not try to stop women from making their own personal health care decisions any more than your agent’s attempts to stop you from doing LUCY.
Don’t forget to vote tomorrow folks. It’s propaganda like this that we’re up against.
Here is Scarlett’s urgent, life-saving message: