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Politics / Birth Control Battle #1017298

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 16, 2012
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Washington: Kelly O’Donnell) The outrage over the House hearing about contraception in which only men were at the witness table reviewed; details recalled about the fight over whether religious-based employers must provide coverage for birth control. [Representatives Carolyn MALONEY†, Nancy PELOSI, Delegate Eleanor HOLMES NORTON†- object to the lack of women on the panel.] [Representative Darrell ISSA†- says no man or woman should be forced to betray that faith.] [Supporter of presidential candidate Rick Santorum Foster FRIESS††- says gals put Bayer aspirin between their knees for contraception.] [Pew Research Center president Andrew KOHUT†- explains why this could help the Republican Party by wooing Catholics in swing states.]

Williams, Brian;
O’Donnell, Kelly

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