3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl explains.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration won’t take any regulatory action over a vending machine at a Pennsylvania college that dispenses so-called “morning-after” birth control pills.
The basic fact is that Romney, Ryan and Republican’s are uncomfortable with a few of the words Congressman Akin used. They are not, however, uncomfortable with the policy position he was expressing. The record shows that they march in lockstep with Congressman Akin.
Congressman Akin’s comments are unconscionable and while Congressman Akin owns the words that came from his mouth, the sentiment and his policy goals are shared by both Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan, despite their statements today.
The controversy over contraception being included in health insurance brings an interesting question to the forefront: How much does birth control really cost?
Chris reviews last night’s primaries in Michigan and Arizona. He talks to Tom McGrath about the state of men in today’s society and to Paula Poundstone about her upcoming show in Atlantic City.
The poll by Quinnipiac University finds that 82 percent of Americans support the use of birth control. Just 12 percent think it’s wrong.
The Obama administration is said to be working toward a compromise on a provision of the health care reform law that requires employer health plans to cover contraceptives. Some religious groups object to the provision.