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Subsidized birth control: Right or personal choice?

Published time: March 10, 2012 09:08
Edited time: March 10, 2012 13:08

Prescription contraceptives for women sit on the counter of a drug store on in Los Angeles, California. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images/AFP)

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With US presidential elections on the horizon a debate over whether birth control should be subsidized by the US government is in full swing.

The Republican Party held a congressional hearing last month to decide if birth control should be included in health care plans, raising the question whether religious organization should provide it.

RT’s Lori “The Resident” Harfenist has been asking the people of New York if contraception coverage should be mandated by the US government.