A women’s pro-life advocacy group is hitting President Barack Obama for his handling of women’s issues.
The Susan B. Anthony List’s new Web video, released Wednesday, claims the real “war on women” is “politicians wanting us to think alike.”
The ad, titled “Womanhood,” is premised on the Orwellian idea that Obama has created a “Bureau of Womanhood Conformity,” laying out the rules women must adhere to. In the Bureau, the video says, “independent thoughts are considered subversive.”
“Rule 1: All must agree with Our Leader,” the video text reads just before footage of the President asserting the need for contraception coverage. According to the ominous voice of the narrator, “if you don’t believe government should pay for your birth control, you are not a real woman.”
“If you refuse to accept that pregnancy is a punishment you are denied [womanhood] as well.”
The video then cuts to footage of a 2008 town hall meeting in Johnstown, Penn. in which President Obama spoke about the need for contraception education, using his daughters as an example to explain that “if they make a mistake, I don’t want them punished with a baby.”
“If you don’t believe abortions should be allowed for any reason, if you don’t believe in aborting a child for being the wrong gender, and if you don’t believe stay-at-home mothers aren’t real workers, you are not a real conformed women,” the narrator continues.
“Finally, for your safety, if you oppose mandatory government healthcare you will die,” the narrator adds, with footage of House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi threatening that “women can die on the floor” if the House were to approve a provision making funding of abortion illegal and protecting health care providers’ conscience under Obamacare.
“The real ‘war on women’ is the one being waged against women of faith and conscience,” said SBA List president Marjorie Dannenfelser, adding that while the ad is humorous, Americans are facing truth threats to their liberty.
“If it feels like 1984 in real life, it should,” Dannenfelser added. “The threats to our religious liberty and conscience rights are very real. The question that needs to be asked of this president is ‘who decides?’ Time and time again, President Obama has affirmed that it is the government who decides – government who decides what women want and think.”
The organization urges women to tell President Obama to “Respect a woman’s choice to practice her beliefs… Not his.”