Senator Boxer: Improving Access to Affordable Birth Control
Tuesday, January 31, 2012
This week I wrote a column for the Huffington Post in support of President Obama's recent announcement that because of health care reform, birth control would soon be available for free in new insurance plans. To read my op-ed piece, please click here.
Improving access to affordable birth control is not a controversial issue for the American people, the vast majority of whom support family planning. The President's decision should be lauded, especially by those of us who care about religious freedom, women's health, and economic fairness.
U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer