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Politics and Religion / Contraception Policy #1016720

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 07, 2012
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(White House: Kristen Welker) The controversy over President Obama’s decision requiring religious-affiliated institutions to include birth control in health plans featured. [Senators Mitch McCONNELL, Roy BLUNT†, Republican presidential candidates Newt GINGRICH, Mitt ROMNEY - oppose the decision.] [Senator Barbara BOXER†- says churches are respected.] [US Conference of Catholic Bishops president Archbishop Timothy DOLAN†- speaks of being forced to buy a product that violates the conscience.] [White House senior advisor David AXELROD†- says we don’t want to abridge anyone’s religious freedom.]

Williams, Brian;
Welker, Kristen

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