Blunt Amendment

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio did his best to try to spin the fact that Mitt Romney has consistently had some really extreme stances on birth control and the availability of contraception and on abortion for some time now on this Sunday's Meet the Press. Read more...
After Anderson Cooper took his audience through some of Mitt Romney's revolving positions on the issue of abortion and access to contraception and the fact that there are some recent polls again showing that Mitt Romney is having trouble with women Read more...
I thought one of President Obama's better moments during the debate this week was when he pointed out that access to affordable contraception was not only a health issue for women, but an economic issue as well. During some of that exchange, Mitt Read more...
The Republican Party decided to bring out the author of the controversial Blunt Amendment, that thankfully was killed in the Senate last month, which would have allowed employers to deny coverage of health services to their employees on the basis of Read more...
If you're a Republican and you would like to come on the air and repeat one talking point after another virtually unchallenged, this Thursday, Chuck Todd once again showed us he's happy to oblige you. Todd allowed Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison to get Read more...

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As Think Progress' Ian Millhiser pointed out today, John McCain's newly found concern for “the right of women to make choices” is touching but a very recent development, since he was just voted for the Blunt amendment which would allow employers Read more...
I was not impressed with Jennifer Granholm's new show, The War Room on Current TV after watching some of the first few airings and haven't watched much of it since, although I have continued to record the show since it began airing not long ago. I'm Read more...
Al Franken (D-MN) speaks out against the Blunt Amendment, Feb 28, 2012 So women's health and reproductive rights is officially tabled...for now: The Senate voted 51-48 Thursday to kill a controversial amendment to weaken the Obama Read more...
Multiple-choice Mitt is at it again, this time flip flopping on whether he's in support of the Blunt amendment which is likely to be voted on in the Senate this Thursday -- Romney Comes Out In Support Of Controversial Birth Control Bill: One day Read more...
With a vote coming up soon on Sen. Roy Blunt's "Respect for Rights of Conscience Act" which would, as Mother Jones noted, "grant employers significant discretion in deciding what kind of health care they want to provide workers," it's been Read more...