January 20, 2012

Obama holds firm on contraception coverage

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(RNS) The Obama administration said Friday that it will not broaden the religious exemption in new rules that require employers to provide contraception coverage to employees, a move that angered religious groups and opened a high stakes election-year fight. Instead, the White House will give faith groups a one-year extension to find a way to comply with the mandate without compromising their beliefs. By David Gibson. 800.

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