Then again, Paul Ryan could inform the American public the sole basis for the “war on women” claims is GOP opposition to Obama forcing Catholic institutions to cover birth control and abortifacients.

Via Beltway Confidential:

Vice President Joe Biden’s debate with Republican rival Paul Ryan will be dominated by questions about abortion and contraception if the American Civil Liberties Union’s attempts to pressure the debate moderator succeed.

“[N]o topic needs to be discussed more than where the candidates stand on women’s access to reproductive healthcare,” the ACLU writes in an email to supporters. “Tell Martha Raddatz, the debate moderator, to make sure a woman’s right to make her own personal and private decisions isn’t ignored when Joe Biden and Paul Ryan debate.”

The hook for the ACLU is that the topic did not come up during the first debate between President Obama and Mitt Romney. “This happened even though the war on women and its consequences have had devastating consequences for millions of women all across America,” the ALCU says, before demanding Raddatz ensure that “access to abortion and contraception aren’t ignored in the Vice Presidential debate.”

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