Meghan McCain slams Alyssa Milano's sex strike: 'Telling women to use their bodies as a bargaining chip doesn’t seem very feminist'

0
10
<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="The View&nbsp;promises a “day of hot topics” and once again the panel delivered. Just moments into the broadcast Monday, the conversation turned to actress&nbsp;Alyssa Milano’s&nbsp;call for women to go on a “sex strike” to protest Georgia’s recent ban on abortions past the six-week mark, also known as the Heartbeat Bill.” data-reactid=”15″>The View promises a “day of hot topics” and once again the panel delivered. Just moments into the broadcast Monday, the conversation turned to actress Alyssa Milano’s call for women to go on a “sex strike” to protest Georgia’s recent ban on abortions past the six-week mark, also known as the Heartbeat Bill.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Co-host&nbsp;Meghan McCain&nbsp;felt Milano’s proposition was misguided. “Telling women to use their bodies as a bargaining chip doesn’t feel very feminist,” said McCain. “I think people like Alyssa Milano need to understand that women aren’t just one section of the population like her,” she continued. “I always feel like pro-life women are completely left out of conversations like this and it doesn’t even occur to her that there are women, like me, who don’t have a problem with the bill.”” data-reactid=”16″>Co-host Meghan McCain felt Milano’s proposition was misguided. “Telling women to use their bodies as a bargaining chip doesn’t feel very feminist,” said McCain. “I think people like Alyssa Milano need to understand that women aren’t just one section of the population like her,” she continued. “I always feel like pro-life women are completely left out of conversations like this and it doesn’t even occur to her that there are women, like me, who don’t have a problem with the bill.”

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Fellow panelist&nbsp;Joy Behar&nbsp;disagreed, and felt the bill has larger implications for women. “Let’s talk about why are men having such a war against women? Why is is the Republican party trying to set women back 50 years or 75 years?” asked Behar.” data-reactid=”17″>Fellow panelist Joy Behar disagreed, and felt the bill has larger implications for women. “Let’s talk about why are men having such a war against women? Why is is the Republican party trying to set women back 50 years or 75 years?” asked Behar.

Viewers on Twitter were split, with many supporting McCain’s view that Milano’s sex strike isn’t a great approach, and lent words of support for her pro-life stance:

But others felt McCain’s positions weren’t as informed as she’d like to believe:

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Check out ‘The Real’ co-host Jeannie Mai dissing Charlize Theron:” data-reactid=”27″>Check out ‘The Real’ co-host Jeannie Mai dissing Charlize Theron:

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Read more from Yahoo Entertainment:” data-reactid=”33″>Read more from Yahoo Entertainment:

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Want daily pop culture news delivered to your inbox? Sign up here for Yahoo Entertainment &amp; Lifestyle’s newsletter.” data-reactid=”38″>Want daily pop culture news delivered to your inbox? Sign up here for Yahoo Entertainment & Lifestyle’s newsletter.