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Thursday, January 17, 2013

Virginia AG Urges People to "Go to Jail" to Protest Federal Contraception Mandate

MSNBC - The Maddow Blog: Cuccinelli to allies:  'Go to jail' over contraception access, by Steve Benen:

Former Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) told supporters this week that they should "defy and or break the law" in order to resist the Affordable Care Act. Of course, the opinions of some strange former congressman, booted out of Congress after one term, probably don't carry much weight.

How about a man who may be elected governor of Virginia later this year?. . . 

The Hill - Healthwatch Blog:  Planned Parenthood slams Cucinelli for protest call for protest call against birth-control mandate, by Elise Viebeck:

Planned Parenthood Virginia PAC slammed the state's attorney general Friday after he said going to jail would be an effective way to protest President Obama's birth-control mandate. 

Ken Cuccinelli, a conservative Catholic who opposes the mandate, made the remark late Wednesday on an Iowa radio program. . . .

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/reproductive_rights/2013/01/va-governor-urges-people-to-go-to-jail-to-protest-aca-contraception-coverage.html

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