The top GOP moments in 2012: The ‘slut’-shaming of Sandra Fluke

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By msnbc staff
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Georgetown law student Sandra Fluke came under conservative crossfire after she gave Congressional testimony earlier this year on access to birth control. Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh branded her a “slut” after she described her experience of being a student at a religiously-affiliated school whose insurance coverage did not pay for contraception. Fluke received support from Democrats, including President Obama, while Limbaugh lost several national advertisers. The shock jock eventually apologized.

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The top GOP moments in 2012: The ‘slut’-shaming of Sandra Fluke

Updated