Twitter Is Tearing Apart A Baseball Player Who Tried To Mansplain Birth Control To Jessica Chastain

The senate’s recent vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act has caused an understandable amount of backlash across the United States, particularly amongst women.

This decision is about so much more than unplanned pregnancy. It will also limit women’s access to healthcare for ailments such as endometriosis, migraines, acne, PMS and PMDD, and debilitating menstrual cramps.

In addition, birth control will no longer be provided and will require out-of-pocket costs. Many women have been outspoken about the ludicrous nature of this repeal including some of our favorite celebs, like Jessica Chastain.

Actress Jessica Chastain recently used Twitter to voice her concerns surrounding the Senate’s recent vote to gut the Affordable Care Act.

Amen sister, Amen. Are we really going to revert back to the olden days and be forced to pay for basic preventative care?

About an hour or so later Matt Garza, a Major League Baseball pitcher for the Milwaukee Brewers, decided to weigh in on this women’s healthcare issue.

“It’s called abstinence, a word that has been forgotten amongst this generation… it’s the best contraceptive… #juatsaying”

Ummm excuse me Mr. Garza, but I wasn’t aware that you were a woman or an expert on contraception. How many times have you practiced abstinence sir? And was it by choice?


Allow us to give you a quick sex ed lesson…

According to the Guttmacher Institute, abstinence is the least popular contraceptive method (duh) and birth control pills are the most popular.

Research has also shown that when funding is cut for women’s health services, sex education and contraceptives, people don’t abstain from having sex ― they simply have less safe sex.

Fortunately, many Twitter users have clapped back at Garza’s tweet.

The next day Chastain shared that she will be attending the Women’s March on Washington on Saturday, Jan. 21.

We’re with you, girl.

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