President Bush is pushing through a ruling that will make it more difficult for women to get contraceptives. The loosening of restrictions makes it easier for health care workers to conscientiously object to filling birth control prescriptions and the like. The ruling also enjoys the support of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, which pretty much says it all.
Aides to President-elect Obama said he would try to rescind the ruling once he takes office, but that the process that could take three to six months. President Bush is also sticking his pals in cush civil service jobs, and looking at giving himself a pardon.
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