Posted by | August 9, 2012 11:55 | Filed under: Top Stories

Mitt Romney’s latest attack on President Obama that he is conducting a “war on religion” because of his health care plan ignores that Romney’s plan in Massachussets was similar.

As governor, Romney greatly expanded access publicly-financed contraception through his 2006 health care reform law. The state’s Commonwealth Care, established under Romneycare, offers subsidized, low or no-cost insurance to low-income residents and provides primary and preventive care that includes “family planning services” and prescription contraceptives. In 2005, Romney also “signed a bill that could expand the number of people who get family-planning services, including the morning-after pill” and asked the Department of Health and Human Services to require Catholic hospitals to issue the morning after pill to rape victims.

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