Live video: House hearing on religious freedom and birth control debate

Bishop Lori of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops speaks during a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on … Continued

Bishop Lori of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops speaks during a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on the HHS birth control controversy.

Amidst the ongoing controversy over HHS regulations on birth control coverage by religious employers, Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Ca.) holds a hearing Thursday with religious leaders including Bishop William Lori of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and Dr. Matthew C. Harrison, president of the Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod (LCMS).

Watch the hearing live below.


  • DinahS

    Is this a joke!? You have a hearing on religious freedom and birth control (in 2012 no less) and there is not one woman on the panel? This is absolutely amazing – in the most @ss backwards, personal freedom intruding kind of way.

  • hepw

    Lets have a hearing about Women’s Health and not invite medical professionals, women, or non religious people. Lets just invite a bunch of old dudes who think their ignorance is better then our facts.

    Nice job America. You stay classy

  • dragonrose10

    Some one in congress excluded women and would not let some who wanted to be there participate. An and it was not the Catholic participants is was some fool in Office.

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