I can see both the pros and cons:
- Only one of the sexes gets periods and therefor it wouldn't be fair between the sexes if they've to pay for it
- Females don't choose to get the period
- Food, medications etc. is human needs and not everybody can get free supply; things they needs to survive. It's also a necessarily like tampons and pads.
- It would be expensive and is tax payers supposed to pay it?
#Period #FreePadsAndTampons #PadsTampons
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Most Helpful Girl
Would those absorbent items be of high quality? Would there be a variety of brands to choose from? If the answers are no, then I think those goods shouldn't be free.
I think part of the reason why pads, tampons, and menstrual cups aren't free is because of production costs that make each product distinct in the market. Would offering them for free mean that women would get to be confined in using a single feature that would probably not meet some women's standards and necessities?
I think that system would be easily exploited. To counter this, people who offer products free of charge often give products of substandard quality so that it would seem like nothing intrinsic is really lost. It's a lose-lose situation wherein women who use the substandard pads/tampons would not experience products of optimum service and the producers of those absorbent products would have to keep producing and disseminating goods with barely any financial returns.29
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Most Helpful Guy
The fact that we need certain things does not mean that someone else should provide them for us. If I need a girlfriend, should the government import a Russian bride for me? If I "need" a car, should the government give me one? When we say "the government," of course the government can only act by collecting taxes from everyone, so we should be saying "my neighbors should provide me with a girlfriend, or a car, or pay my rent, etc." Why should my neighbors be required to do that.
These questions contain an inherent deception. "Should females get free tampons and pads?" Where can you get such things at no cost? Nothing is free; someone must pay for it.
If healthcare could be truly "free," of course it would be great for everyone to have access to the best healthcare. However, it is not free and someone must pay. So the question really is "should your neighbors be required to pay for your healthcare if you cannot afford it yourself?"
Political conservatives are not opposed to people having access to healthcare but the left makes such accusations to demonize us. Conservatives are opposed to a government which assumes more and more control of our lives because there is no history of any totalitarian government which truly functioned to advance the welfare of the populace.8