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GOP Unwittingly Sticks Up For Sharia

In their ongoing attempt to portray the Obama administration's birth control rule as an infringement of religious freedom, House Republicans invited a Muslim witness to a hearing who pointed out that such a precedent could permit the government to make laws that violate Islamic code.
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Issa to Hold Hearing on Birth Control Rules with Only Opponents, Catholic Bishop Testifying

US Politics / Liberal : Firedoglake (3 years ago)

In their ongoing quest to make themselves look completely retrograde and ridiculous, House Republicans will hold a grandstanding hearing on the Administration's birth control access rules tomorrow, featuring testimony from a leader ... Read Post

House Oversight Democrats Told Birth Control Access Hearing “Not About Reproductive Rights”

US Politics / Liberal : Firedoglake (3 years ago)

Democrats on the House Oversight Committee complained loudly about the Republican majority's refusal to allow minority witnesses at a hearing on the Administration's birth control access rules. The panel, which is happening live rig... Read Post

Document: What One Witness Would Have Said At GOP's "Sausage Fest" Birth Control Hearing

US Politics / Liberal : Political Mojo (3 years ago)

When Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), the House GOP's designated White House watchdog, held a hearing earlier this month on the Obama administration's requirement that employers provide health insurance that covers birth control, Democ... Read Post


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