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Bill Moyers on contraception debate: religious freedom includes freedom from it

By Kay Steiger
Friday, February 17, 2012 14:19 EDT
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In a video essay, Bill Moyers explains how the debate over contraception coverage under the new health care legislation highlights a religious debate that is one of the oldest in America. It’s one our forefathers struggled with, and one we continue to struggle with today.

“If an individual Catholic worker wants coverage, she should have access to it,” Moyers said. “Just like any other American citizen. Under the new plan, she will.”

Watch the embeded video, via Bill Moyers’ website, below:

Bill Moyers Essay: Freedom of and From Religion from BillMoyers.com on Vimeo.

Kay Steiger
Kay Steiger
Kay Steiger is the managing editor of Raw Story. Her contributions have appeared in The American Prospect, The Atlantic, Campus Progress, The Guardian, In These Times, Jezebel, Religion Dispatches, RH Reality Check, and others. You can follow her on Twitter @kaysteiger.
 
 
 
 
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