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Governor Jan Brewer signed House Bill 2625 into law Friday. The legislation authorizes religiously-affiliated employers to deny contraceptive services from their employees' health insurance plans.
In a 19-9 vote Wednesday, the Arizona Senate voted to approve the amended contraception bill, known as House Bill 2625.
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Is it a war against women, or a true effort to protect religious freedom when it comes to health insurance covering contraception? The debate rages on as the Arizona Senate voted to approve House Bill 2625 last week.
A controversial bill that would give employers the right to deny women the right to birth control benefits is currently moving its way to a vote with the Arizona Senate.