. . . Boehner promised the Energy and Commerce Committee will move ahead on legislation introduced by pro-life Rep. Steve Chabot of Ohio to repeal the policy.
“I’m disgusted that the Obama administration would ignore the fundamental beliefs of our faith-based institutions and cram yet another mandate down our throats,” Chabot said in a statement Monday. “This shows blatant disregard for the religious liberty we enjoy as Americans. This crosses a clear line of conscience.”
However, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney would not say whether Obama would sign or veto a bill to repeal the HHS mandate.
“Well, I think there’s a lot of speculation embedded in that question and I’m not going to go there,” he said. “We are committed, the president is committed, to ensuring that woman have access to contraception without any extra cost, regardless of where they work.”