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Sandra Fluke: Romney, Ryan aim to 'humiliate women'

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After walking onstage to a raucous standing ovation from the crowd, Fluke laid out her vision for a nation under a Romney administration, saying Republicans' strict stance on women's health issues like abortion and birth control would "humiliate women" and leave them abandoned.

"In that America, your new president could be a man who stands by when a public figure tries to silence a private citizen with hateful slurs. Who won't stand up to the slurs, or to any of the extreme, bigoted voices in his own party," Fluke said.

"It would be an America in which you have a new vice president who co-sponsored a bill that would allow pregnant women to die preventable deaths in our emergency rooms; an America in which states humiliate women by forcing us to endure invasive ultrasounds we don't want and our doctors say we don't need; an America in which access to birth control is controlled by people who will never use it, in which politicians redefine rape so survivors are victimized all over again, in which someone decides which domestic violence victims deserve help and which don't," she continued.

Fluke joined a fleet of Democratic women on the second night of the DNC praising President Obama for his work and support of women's health issues.

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