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-- fighting for Viagra.
A teacher's union in Milwaukee now asking a judge to order in the school board to put the erect tile dysfunction drug.
And similar pills back into its health insurance plans that.
Despite the school district's financial crisis which could lead to hundreds of teachers facing layoffs -- drugs.
Or cut out of the taxpayer supported health care plans in 2005 to save money.
The union's lawyers arguing the exclusion of the drugs discriminates against male workers but lawyers for the school -- say.
The drugs or recreational.
Not medical necessities and some say the new money should be used to save teachers' job let's bring in the legal panel criminal defense attorney mark -- large.
And former federal prosecutor and Fox News legal analyst.
Lease and we'll welcome you both mark on its face it's got a ridiculous right that you're laying teachers off and you've got some other teachers fighting -- get.
Viagra I mean shouldn't be it -- not.
Well listen I think it showed and -- think it's one of the other the fact that they have significant financial -- the teachers are being laid off.
That's one issue separate and apart from that of the fifteen to thirty million American men who suffer from erect tile dysfunction -- significant element.
You've got -- You've got.
Who already are receiving according to this plan is very clever talk about.
Medication for there sexual dysfunction also included.
Anti bacterial medication and can I dare say vaginal cream ever I think yeah.
Even though I never thought you would either -- -- I'm not really that had I did but.
But -- do you -- that really the question here is.
-- -- like mark said maybe there's some some stuff for the for the female teachers -- the female teachers saying this is very sexist because a lot of and then using Viagra it's costing money we just don't have.
It is Eddie mentioned not be crying the blues -- of afraid because they're not getting stepped I -- I hate to put it that loving and -- yeah.
Of all well but it's -- ridiculous we're talking about a voluntary procedure here vs birth control which is not covered with most medical plans.
An excuse me birth control kind of leads to pregnancy you don't have it that would lead to a medical condition that we're all paying for so why not cover that and -- by -- You -- A lot of -- partner level quote let me just jump -- with a quote is I love this -- school -- saying you know these drugs are used primarily for recreational sex.
Not right and I would have they -- opponent is not an expert but but but exactly -- well lightly.
Listen I don't know anything about that personally but I'll tell you that's.
No question men are abusing a policy however let's focus on the ones who genuinely have this condition.
Associated with prostate cancer and problems heart disease.
You know very significant people.
About a significant number of people who have this dysfunction excuse me at a time when other people are getting laid off because that much bigger issues and that don't you think that we should take care of the prostate cancer.
And the other important issues including birth control and -- -- on our minds about.
The other -- -- -- so march defenseless are gonna happen and say they're talking about hundreds of teachers here -- -- 796000.
Dollars to hire them back so.
So my average is not exactly I don't think and say hey it's not doesn't need to -- got it it's been thinking it.
Please at least you're not gonna convince me I've had these feelings for a long time I didn't really admire our title at that I -- but I think probably.
I think probably consult my doctor don't happen on my -- -- I want to might get paid for but you don't want women's birth control paid for I'm an epidemic and -- and want other people played well because they can't afford the low as you want Ryan to raise money.
-- -- Listen the answer lies in -- early screening if those people -- using this -- originally they should not get those pills.
But I think better telling me you don't punish the ones with with with actual -- -- But it's like the months ago -- -- -- -- an end to -- now I've got a look at the ache in my in my joints here you little pot it's gonna hang back but then you can figure out slowly getting that.
-- not to cut in -- dynamic -- I'm.
You -- Larry did you don't cut people.
-- great to see you mark -- large great to see you thank you both think riveting conversation.
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