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SM 3 - Urges Congress to Authorize Religious Exemptions to Providing Birth Control - Key Vote

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Brandon Shaffer voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Failed (Senate) (15-20) - (Key vote)

Title: Urges Congress to Authorize Religious Exemptions to Providing Birth Control

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a memorial that urges Congress and the President of the United States to allow religious exemptions to providing insurance coverage for contraception.

Highlights:
  • Urges Congress to enact the “Respect for Rights of Conscience Act of 2011”.
  • Urges the President of the United States to provide a religious conscience exemption from Department of Health and Human Services regulations requiring employers to cover health care services that are contrary to their religious beliefs.
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Urges Congress to Authorize Religious Exemptions to Providing Birth Control

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