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Darrell Issa's Panel on Contraception Coverage Had Zero Female Witnesses

Considering how politically toxic it is for Republicans to continue in this foolhardy campaign against regulations requiring insurance companies to offer complete contraception coverage, you would think the smart move would be for Republicans to drop it. Instead, the strategy is to wage this battle while insisting against all common sense that it's about "religious freedom," even though the tweak to Obama's original policy allowing insurers to cover women directly instead of going through their employers addressed that concern.
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Female Witness to Darrell Issa: Using Contraception Makes Me Qualified to Testify

US Politics / Liberal : Crooks and Liars (3 years ago)

Click here to view this media A woman who was recently excluded from a House Oversight Committee hearing on contraception says she was qualified to testify because unlike the all-male panel of witnesses, she actually uses birth cont... Read Post

Ten Deep Thoughts on the All-Male Panel on my Vagina

US Politics / Liberal : AlterNet Blogs: Speakeasy (3 years ago)

House Oversight Committee Chairman, master car thief and general criminal Darrell Issa held a hearing today on the Obama administration’s new regulation requiring employers and insurers to provide contraception coverage to their emp... Read Post

The Testimony About Birth Control Republicans Did Not Want You To Hear

US Politics / Liberal : The Wonk Room (3 years ago)

House Oversight Committee Chairman Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) held a hearing today about the Obama administration’s new regulation requiring employers and insurers to provide contraception coverage to their employees, but they prevent... Read Post


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