'Warrior Woman' takes on 'war on women'
Air Force veteran sounds off
- Duration 2:45
- Date Oct 31, 2012
Air Force veteran sounds off
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-- country quick to accuse Republicans of waging a war on women but one female congressional candidate says.
They should think twice.
You want to talk about -- -- women.
Walking my seized on the streets -- couple.
-- in my -- down the streets of Riyadh for women have to be covered up where they're stoned.
Revered and honored killed if they've been -- where they can't drive -- -- can't travel.
Without the permission of -- male relative that's a war on women when I -- That's marketing Sally a retired US air force colonel running to represent Arizona's second district.
And she's my guest this morning good morning to you.
Good morning guys and that's a pretty powerful response to this so war on women doctrine that the Democrats have been talking about that you would know.
Let's see you were the first female to command a fighter squadron the first woman fighter pilot to fly in combat in United States history current.
Right I had those opportunities.
And so what is your message to the voters in -- Tucson area about the war on women that's been accused that you've been accused of -- Well this is across the country these partisan attacks -- diversions to what's really going on.
Men and women in my district they're looking for jobs four million women -- out of the workforce in the last four years.
-- for affordable health care they want to get education for their kids.
Mean this is a distraction.
And to be waging a -- women in actually including me -- it.
I just had to put my foot down I mean they've been using partisan attacks against me but this is where I just had to draw the line between what was the response I mean I'd be interested to know how the press coverage that found in your region when you gave that response during -- defense.
Well locally there is a little bit of press coverage but it was picked up.
On -- Internet and it has kind of gone viral across the nation.
-- again especially because the opportunities I've had as a fighter pilot as a warrior as a commander.
He is seeing a real war on women in other places in the world.
-- standing up and fighting for women's rights my whole life.
And I fought against the Pentagon's policy that made our US -- -- where Muslim garb in Saudi Arabia.
And standing up for letting women serve in any capacity in the military I mean I have been fighting for women's rights and equality and I am trying to fight to get them back to work.
And get this country going again and this is what this election is about not these diversions that are trying to scare.
-- voters especially women all right very interesting points mechanics Sally a veteran and a candidate for US congress downed Arizona thanks for your time.
Pay and need your support throughout my web sites Martha -- Sally dot com and -- -- six days ago so I appreciate all the support -- -- neck -- neck right now but thanks for letting me out this morning no problem Nelson invited Martha's opponent Ron barber to appear and we have not.