Romney Changes Postion on "Morning After Pill"

A new law to make emergency contraception more available in Massachusetts continues to be a political rollercoaster for Governor Mitt Romney.

He supported expanded access when campaigning for governor, but vetoed a bill expanding access, earlier this year. The bill then passed over his veto.

Earlier this week, the governor sought to exempt Catholic and other private hospitals from having to offer "morning after pills" to rape victims. Then yesterday, he reversed his position.

WBUR's Martha Bebinger reports on reaction to this latest twist.

This program aired on December 9, 2005. The audio for this program is not available.

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Martha Bebinger covers health care and other general assignments for WBUR.



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