According to the White House’s website, whitehouse.gov, women are earning 78 percent of their male counterparts earnings. Despite the Equal Pay Act of 1963. Today, President Obama announced that he will be cracking down on companies that don’t provide equal pay to women.

Users have been quoting the President in to remind others of the important needs of future generations.

Others reminded followers that women work just as hard and still make less.

There were some questions about the government’s involvement in mandating equal pay.

Some people just refuse to acknowledge that the wage gap exists. The value of women is called into questions on both sides of the debate.

Though most people believe it is a real problem that needs to be addressed.

Mostly, people are pleased that the president has placed this executive action on companies to pay deserving employees the appropriate amounts. Though we may not hear about it everyday, the wage gap still exists.