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VIDEO: Senate Dems Claim Blunt Amendment Would Put CEO Between Woman And Her Doctor

By Amanda Peterson Beadle  

"VIDEO: Senate Dems Claim Blunt Amendment Would Put CEO Between Woman And Her Doctor"

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Senate Democrats are pushing back against a proposed Republican amendment that could endanger millions of women’s insurance coverage for preventive health care. The measure, introduced by Sen. Roy Blunt (R), would allow any employer to deny coverage of health services to their employees on the basis of their personal moral objections, including the new requirement to cover contraception at no additional cost. “If the Blunt amendment passes, a corporate CEO who doesn’t believe in birth control could simply decide to take it away from his employee’s health care coverage,” according to a video from Senate Democrats:

The Blunt amendment will come to a vote in the Senate on Thursday.

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