Michigan Republican Calls Equal Pay For Women A Nuisance That Should Be Repealed, Was Endorsed By Mitt Romney In 2010 (VIDEO) When President Obama signed the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act in 2009, it was a giant leap forward in womens rights and equality. For the first time in American history, women could fight in court against wage discrimination in the workplace. But this law wasnt a bipartisan effort. Democrats championed the landmark legislation while Republicans fought to keep women unequal to men for doing the same work. Three years later, Republicans are still unable to support equal pay for women. [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d4vbZKjVB9U&feature]Pete Hoekstra says the Lily Ledbetter Fair Pay Act is "a nuisance." - YouTube[/ame] Women Will Save America From the Republican Party's Attack On Equal Rights The Republican National Committee chairman, Reince Priebus, claimed the war on women was entirely baseless and that the media was trumping up the fictional attacks on womens rights. Either Priebus is ignorance personified, in denial, or is attempting to cover up the Republicans drive to curtail womens constitutionally guaranteed rights in Congress and dozens of states. For the past year, Republicans sought to redefine rape and limit womens access to healthcare, and in the past week, repealed a law to protect gender equality in pay. Republicans cannot claim they are not waging war on womens rights with any veracity because they have waged this war with extreme prejudice since January 2011 when they took control of the House and several state legislatures. She (Lilly Ledbetter) says while that 23-cent difference would not sound like much to someone like Republican Mitt Romney with a Swiss bank account and Cayman Island investments, its critical to working women. Lilly Ledbetter addresses Democratic National Convention on workplace equality for women - The Washington Post [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YHQDIsd5CW0]Lilly M. Ledbetter's DNC Speech - Elections 2012 - YouTube[/ame] ------------------------------------------------------------- I don't see how it doesn't bother women that Republicans feel the work of working women isn't as "valuable" as the work of a man. And what is the justification Republicans have for insisting women simply don't deserve equality?