Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Matt Garza tweeted his way into a firestorm Friday when he responded to actress Jessica Chastain’s (factually untrue) tweet about birth control:
The 33-year-old starting pitcher and father of six replied:
Garza is correct, of course. Abstinence is 100% effective and, even better, it’s free. It doesn’t require insurance or government subsidies—and the government can’t take it away from you.
Chastain fancies herself a women’s rights activist and defender of free government birth control. She tweeted earlier Friday that she’s planning to attend the Women’s March on Washington on January 21 to “stand for reproductive choice, wage equality, and freedom from…