Elected Officials Praise President Obama's Commitment to Birth-Control Coverage
Earlier today, President Obama reaffirmed his commitment to ensuring that all women can get contraceptive coverage without a copay.
Members of Congress praised the president's policy to make sure that women get seamless coverage of birth control through their health plans.
Here are some of the elected officials who tweeted or posted their praise for the policy online:
Sen. Barbara Boxer of California
Rep. Lois Capps of California
Rep. Judy Chu of California
Rep. Rosa DeLauro of Connecticut
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York
Sen. Frank Lautenberg of New Jersey
Sen. Pat Leahy of Vermont
Rep. Barbara Lee of California
Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri
Sen. Barbara Mikulski of Maryland
Rep. Gwen Moore of Wisconsin
Sen. Patty Murray of Washington
Rep. Nancy Pelosi of California
Sen. Harry Reid of Nevada
Rep. Jan Schakowsky of Illinois
Sen. Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire
Thanks to them for standing up for the 99 percent of American women (including 98 percent of Catholic women) who use birth control at some point in their lives!