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Occurrences in the Congressional Record

Entry Title Date
Protecting Volunteer Firefighters And Emergency Responders Act Of 2014 April 2, 2014
Barbara Boxer, D-CA
"By the way, we can fix this law any day of the week with the help of the Republicans if they have an issue they think needs to be addressed. But their answer is: repeal, repeal, repeal. Why would they want to repeal a law that is helping, I will tell you, over 100 million Americans, not 7 million—7 million who are on the exchange—but I will show you more than 100 million of our people are getting preventive care, free cancer screenings, immunizations, contraception."
Coercive Contraception Mandate March 25, 2014
Marsha Blackburn, R-TN
"As you will hear, whether it is talking about foreign affairs, the job issues, the budget, the issues that are of such concern to our constituents, there is always something that is on the front burner, and today is one of those days. The Supreme Court will hear yet another legal challenge to one of the many unconstitutional aspects of ObamaCare, and that is the HHS contraception mandate. Of course, this isn’t the first time that the Affordable Care Act, the President’s health care law, has been pulled into the Supreme Court, and it is probably not going to be the last, but today the hearing is on the contraception mandate."
Hobby Lobby March 25, 2014
Scott Peters, D-CA
"In 2014, the idea that a woman has to fight for access to birth control is astonishing. Ninety-nine percent of American women will use contraception at some point in their lives."
Support For The Sovereignty, Integrity, Democracy, And Economic Stability Of Ukraine—Motion To Proceed—Continued March 25, 2014
Patty Murray, D-WA
"As was the case in the many attempts before this case, there are those out there who would like the American public to believe this conversation is anything but an attack on women’s health care. To them, it is a debate about freedom—except, of course, freedom for women’s access to care. It is no different than when we are told that attacks on abortion rights somehow are not an infringement on a woman’s right to choose but it is somehow about religion or States rights; or when we are told that restricting emergency contraception isn’t about limiting women’s ability to make their own family planning decisions, it is somehow about protecting pharmacists; or just like last week when an Alaska State senator proposed placing State-funded pregnancy tests in bars but ruled out providing contraception because “birth control is for people who don’t necessarily want to act responsibly.”"
Support For The Sovereignty, Integrity, Democracy, And Economic Stability Of Ukraine Act Of 2014—Motion To Proceed—Continued March 25, 2014
Roy Blunt, R-MO
"Hobby Lobby, with more than 500 arts and crafts stores around the country, is being joined in the case today. The cases were joined together by Conestoga Wood Specialties, a company that manufactures kitchen cabinets. Their case was presented at the same time. This company was founded by the Hahns family, a Mennonite family from Pennsylvania. It is a smaller company than Hobby Lobby, but a company that still upholds their own religious beliefs and has a tradition of upholding those religious beliefs in everything they do. These two companies of very different size do not object to all of the things in the list of things the government says you have to offer. In fact, in the area of contraception, they object to only 4 of the things that happen after conception, the things that would create an abortion in their view after conception. They both traditionally offered other kinds of contraception, but this crosses their religious boundary. So for these 4 things only the government would say you have to pay $36,500 per employee per year."

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