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Senate to vote on controversial contraception amendment

Washington (CNN) - The Senate is set to vote Thursday on a controversial amendment pushed by Senate Republicans that would allow employers to opt out of healthcare coverage they disagree with on moral grounds. The so-called "conscience" amendment, sponsored by Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), is the Senate Republicans response to the simmering controversy over a [...]
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Senate Blocks Republican Conctraception Measure, but the Debate Can’t Be Voted Away

Politics / US Politics : Swampland (3 years ago)

In a 51-48 vote on Thursday, the Senate rejected a Republican amendment that would have allowed any employer to deny medical coverage for services it objected to on religious grounds. Drawn up in the wake of the Obama Administration... Read Post

DNC attacks Romney over women's health care

US Politics / US Elections : CNN Political Ticker (3 years ago)

Washington (CNN) – Democrats continued to capitalize Thursday on an unforced error from Mitt Romney Wednesday when he came out against a controversial Senate amendment that would allow employers to opt out of health care coverage th... Read Post

Senate votes to kill controversial contraception amendment

Religion : CNN Belief Blog (3 years ago)

(CNN)– The Senate voted Thursday to kill a controversial proposal pushed by Republicans that would allow employers to opt out of providing health care coverage that they disagree with on moral grounds. Read Post


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