Friday, February 24, 2012
Majority of Public Supports Obama's Contraceptive Coverage Compromise
Politico: Poll: Most back White House birth control rule, by M.J. Lee:
A slim majority of Americans approve of President Barack Obama’s recent change to the administration’s rule that mandated religiously affiliated institutions offer free contraception coverage to their employees, according to a new poll Thursday.
More than half of American voters, 54 percent, said they approve of Obama’s plan to allow faith-affiliated employers to refrain from offering free birth control to employees while mandating that it be covered by insurers. Thirty-eight percent said they disapprove of the plan, a Quinnipiac survey found. . . .