VIDEO: Amy Schumer Asks Priest, Boss Whether Birth Control ‘Is Right’ for Her
In a sketch that starts off as a spoof of pharmaceutical commercials, the feminist humorist highlights just how many hoops conservatives expect women to jump through (including going all the way to the Supreme Court) in order to exercise their reproductive rights. The voice-over suggests that after asking your doctor, your boss, his priest, and myriad others, you finally “ask yourself why you insist on having sex for fun.”
The clip ends with a pharmacist giving a young boy a gun and then telling him: “Remember, that’s your right.” Watch the depressingly spot-on clip, below.
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