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Senate rejects birth-control proposal

Plan required contraception coverage despite employer’s religious beliefs

Posted: July 17, 2014 at 4:34 a.m.

The U.S. Senate turned back a Democratic proposal requiring for-profit companies to provide workers with insurance coverage for birth control even if the employer has religious objections.


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