By Joshua Altman - 02/16/12 08:45 PM EST
Birth control “is not a male issue, it’s a female issue. I’ve never met a man that had the need for birth control.”
Johnson was not the first Democratic woman to attack House Oversight Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) after lawmakers walked out of the hearing. Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (Calif.) told reporters earlier in the day, “Imagine they're having a panel on women's health, and they don't have any women on the panel — duh!"
A second panel in the same hearing included two women; many found the panel objectionable because it consisted entirely of male religious leaders and academics.
This post was updated at 4:05pm