White House announces new birth control guidelines

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Updated: 2/04/2013 11:23 am
Obama administration officials say proposed new guidelines would ensure women get contraception for free, and no objecting religious organization would have to pay for it. 

It is a seemingly perfect compromise to the contentious free birth control mandate that was introduced recently.

"We had to ensure that women had access to preventive services like contraception and that the policy also respects religious beliefs," said White House Press Secretary Jay Carney.

The policy would allow a self-insured religious organization, like a Catholic university, to opt out of providing birth control. However, not everyone see this as a win win.

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