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:

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