Check out this ad about Martha McSally Criticizing Pregnant Women in the Military from American Bridge

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Like the Lincoln Project, the American Bridge PAC does not hold back any punches.

In their latest ad, “McSally: Wrong for Arizona,” the digital ad-makers released clips of when an active duty Martha McSally spoke at an event about women in the military deliberately getting pregnant to avoid military deployment.

McSally then criticized the policy of letting women leave the military if they get pregnant, calling it “ludicrous…you do lose some of your rights while joining the military.”

Please see whole video below.

While McSally is probably on firm ground that women getting pregnant to avoid military service would be wrong if it were true in those situations, her comments that women being able to leave the armed forces when they become pregnant is insensitive and inconsiderate.

Women should be allowed to make choices if they want to leave their job and care for their children.

The military should not be an exception to the rule.

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David Gordon
Living in Arizona since his family moved to Tempe from New York in 1982, David Gordon has three degrees from Arizona State University and the University of Phoenix in History, Political Science, and Secondary School Administration. A highly qualified Social Studies instructor and Certified School Principal, Mr. Gordon owned his own charter school, Grand Canyon College Preparatory Academy from 1997-2016. The school served students in grades 6-12 in the East Valley of Maricopa County. Many of the graduates of GCP earned college credit for free while still attending high school, some completing the first year of college before graduating. Among the speakers at the school's graduations were noted figures in Arizona Politics like Harry Mitchell, David Schweikert, Juan Mendes, Andrew Sherwood, and John Huppenthal. Mr. Gordon also participated in the revisions of the Arizona History and Social Studies standards. In January 2017, Mr. Gordon started the political blog Twenty-First Century Progressive Bull Moose. It has a global following and routinely comments on the political events of the day. Mr. Gordon also helps administer the Facebook page Living Blue in Arizona. He is also currently writing a series of Young Adult science fiction novels which incorporate the themes of time travel and its impact on history. Mr. Gordon is very happy to be asked to join the Blog for Arizona team and hopes to spread the progressive word to make Arizona a better place for everyone.