1. DAMAGE CONTROL

    Obama to Address Contraceptive Policy

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    White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said Tuesday that the White House plans to address a new Department of Health and Human Services policy that requires some religious organizations like hospitals and universities to cover birth control through their employees’ insurance. The policy has caused an uproar among conservative Catholics who follow the church’s teaching against any form of artificial contraception. Carney did not indicate that the policy would be changed but said Obama wanted to reach out to religious groups to make clear that he was concerned about their opinions.

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