Thursday, March 1, 2012

Dingy Reid Slams “Extreme Ideological” Amendment Allowing Catholic Groups To Opt Out of Contraception Mandate…

From Weasel Zippers:

Allowing people to exercise their First Amendment rights is “extreme” in the left’s eyes.

Via The Hill:
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) set the stage for a tense vote the Senate will hold on Sen. Roy Blunt’s (R-Mo.) contraception amendment Thursday morning, claiming it was yet another instance of the Senate being hijacked by the far right.
“Today the Senate will vote on a extreme ideological amendment to the transportation bill,” said Reid. “[T]his amendment has no place on a transportation bill.”
The amendment would reverse the Obama administration’s ruling that health plans must offer contraception coverage, even those offered by church-related organizations. A vote on the amendment should begin just after 11 a.m. on Thursday.


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