Religion and politics clash
President Obama Friday unveiled a new compromise for a contraception policy that would allow female employees of religiously affiliated institutions to seek contraception
from their healthcare providers, regardless of a hospital’s policy. Florida’s
89.1 WUFT-FM’s Jordan Matich reports on the opposition of those who follow the
religion and supporters who say this new law will help save money and improve
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