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U.S. Senate to vote on rollback of birth control mandate tomorrow

By | 02.29.12 | 12:49 pm

The U.S. Senate will vote on an amendment tomorrow aimed at rolling back a federal decision that would have made contraception more affordable for women with health insurance.

VIDEO: Catholic PAC releases ad for Blunt Amendment

By | 02.28.12 | 8:31 am

A Catholic political action committee has released a video ad asking supporters to call upon lawmakers to pass an amendment that would roll back a recent decision by the Obama administration requiring insurance providers — with the exception of religious employers — to cover birth control as a preventive service. Critics say the amendment will allow an insurance company to exclude coverage of any health service that they deem violates their religious or moral convictions.

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