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PAC strains ‘abortion’ facts

Anti-abortion group's claims about Romney are a stretch

An anti-abortion group is making the shocking claim that Mitt Romney "enforced a law which required Catholic hospitals to provide abortions." To call this a stretch is putting it mildly.
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Feb 27, 2012, 11:14 am
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Here’s what the Washington Post actually says:
“The issue came up yet again in December 2005. After weeks of agonizing, Romney instructed all hospitals in the state to comply with the terms of the emergency contraception law, and make the morning-after pill available to rape victims. He acted on the advice of his legal counsel, over the objections of half a dozen Catholic hospitals, which had previously refused to provide emergency contraception on the grounds that it conflicted with their religious views.”
Manufacturer instructions specify that Emergency “contraception” causes abortions.  So it would appear that the Pro-Life Super PAC is correct.  Romney did force Catholic Hospitals to provide abortions.

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