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Documents & Videos Relating To Contraception Hearing

Feb 16, 2012
Press Release

Below are documents and videos relating to the hearing held on February 16, 2012 --  "Lines Crossed: Separation Of Church & State. Has The Obama Admin. Trampled On Freedom Of Religion"

On February 15, 2012, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, sent a letter to Chairman Darrell Issa objecting to his refusal to allow a minority witness to testify at the February 16, 2012 Committee hearing about the interests of millions of American women seeking safe and affordable coverage for basic preventive health care, including contraception. 

Member Statements

Read Opening Statement of Elijah E. Cummings

Read Opening Statement of Rep. Carolyn Maloney

Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton

Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney

Congressman Gerry Connolly & Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro

The Voice The GOP Didn't Want You To Hear

Below, watch the statement Chairman Issa rejected at today's hearing: Sandra Fluke, who would have been the Minority's witness and the only female voice on behalf of millions of women who seek safe and affordable coverage for preventive health care.

Read Sandra Fluke's statement here.

Other Documents

Prepared Statement of Barry Lynn

Issues: 
112th Congress