Obama offers compromise on birth control mandate, but controversy continues
- Year: 2012
- Length: 4:33 minutes (4.17 MB)
- Format: MP3 Mono 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)
In Washington, President Obama announced changes to the Affordable Care Act’s birth control mandate. Today’s announcement follows weeks of pressure from religious groups and conservative politicians. The President says the compromise will both protect religious liberty, and preserve the right of all women to access free contraception. But the move may not quiet the controversy - both Catholic leaders and women's rights advocates have concerns about the new plan. FSRN’s Alice Ollstein has more in Washington, D.C.