Romney, Hatch Weigh in on Birth Control Insurance Mandate

Salt Lake Tribune Washington Correspondent Thomas Burr

(KCPW News) While the Catholic Church has battled the Obama administration on mandatory contraception coverage for health insurance plans, Utah’s dominant religion, which does not oppose birth control, has been quiet on the issue. But that doesn’t mean prominent LDS Church members like Mitt Romney and Orrin Hatch have stayed silent. Every week, we talk with Thomas Burr, Washington Correspondent for the Salt Lake Tribune and author of Political Cornflakes, a daily, online round-up of Utah politics. KCPW’s Jeff Robinson asked him if it seems that Romney shares the church’s position on birth control.

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