Open Letter to Religious Leaders on Family Planning
More Than 1000 Diverse Religious Leaders Support Birth Control—
Religious Institute Applauds Proposed Rule on Family Planning Access for All Women
February 6, 2013—More than 1000 religious leaders from across the theological spectrum have joined together to support safe, affordable, accessible, and comprehensive family planning services.
They demonstrated their support by endorsing the new Open Letter to Religious Leaders on Family Planning, which recognizes that all women must have equal access to contraception, and states that “the denial of [coverage for] family planning services effectively translates into coercive childbearing and is an insult to human dignity.” The release of this statement coincides with the recent Obama Administration release of proposed regulations, which affirmed its commitment to assure all women have birth control access without cost or administrative hurdles.
You can read the full text of the letter by clicking here.
Read the names of all endorsers to the Open Letter to Religious Leaders on Family Planning here.
Read the press release on the Open Letter to Religious Leaders on Family Planning here.
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