Women Prevented From Testifying At House Hearing On Contraception Rule
Republicans refused to allow women to testify at a hearing on the contraception mandate.
Ranking committee member Elijah Cummings (D-MD) had asked Issa to include a female witness at the hearing, but the Chairman refused, arguing that “As the hearing is not about reproductive rights and contraception but instead about the Administration’s actions as they relate to freedom of religion and conscience, he believes that Ms. Fluke is not an appropriate witness.”
Congresswomen Eleanor Holmes Norton and Carolyn Maloney walked out in protest.Click here for reuse options!
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