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By 21-Point Margin, Americans Oppose Birth Control Mandate


JOHN MCCORMACK

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Weekly Standard
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Date:
3/12/2012

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ABSTRACTBy 21-Point Margin, Americans Oppose Birth Control Mandate | The Weekly Standard Tuesday, April 3, 2012 Login Register About FAQs Subscribers Only Contact RSS Loading Advanced Search home magazine April 9 - April 16, 2012 Vol. 017, No. 29 ( Download Digital Edition ) Editorial Forward, March! Undoing Obamacare A Lose-Lose Case Beware ‘Flexibility’ Ryan vs. Dempsey Features The Book That Drove Them Crazy Candidates in Orbit Articles Only in New York UNESCO Funny Business High Culture’s Paladin Obamacare for the Financial Industry Animal Desires Nuclear Utopianism Books & Arts Guilty Man Hee Hee=MC2 Leo the Great Night Vision The Alphabet Blues Slaughterhouse One Scrapbook Inside the Liberal Bubble Casual Laggard Parody But those jeans give me so much flexibility . . . blog video politics & government Foreign policy & national security books, arts & society cruise store newsletter subscribe You are here: Blog / By 21-Point Margin, Americans Oppose Birth Control Mandate Hot Topics: 2012 Elections Congress Foreign policy Iran Mitt Romney Newt Gingrich Rick Santorum Syria The Blog By 21-Point Margin, Americans Oppose Birth Control Mandate 8:33 PM, Mar 12, 2012 • By JOHN MCCORMACK Single Page Print Larger Text Smaller Text Alerts Alerts Hide Get alerts when there is a new article that might interest you. Send me alerts for: Bill Kristol Fred Barnes Jay Cost Your e-mail address: Confirm e-mail address:   Please sign me up for The Weekly Standard weekly newsletter.   The Weekly Standard reserves the right to use your email for internal use only. Occasionally, we may send you special offers or communications from carefully selected advertisers we believe may be of benefit to our subscribers. Click the box to be included in these third party offers. We respect your privacy and will never rent or sell your email. Please include me in third party offers.       The latest New York Times /CBS poll shows President Obama's approval rating hitting an all-time low . One month ago, 50% of Americans approved of his job performance and 43% disapproved. The new NYT/CBS poll shows Obama's approval rating dropping to 41% and his disapproval rating climbing to 47%.  The new poll also shows Americans strongly support an exemption to the "birth control mandate" by 57% to 36% for religiously-affiliated employers. By a 51% to 40% margin, Americans support a religious/moral exemption for all employers: There's a lot of talk that Obama's dive in in the CBS/NYT and the ABC/ Washington Post polls is due to high gas prices. That seems plausible. But why couldn't the contraception/abortifacient mandate--the biggest news story for the past month--also play a part in Obama's sinking numbers? More by John McCormack Wisconsin Gubernatorial Recall Election Set for June 5 Ryan Budget Passes House Confirmed: A Vote for the LaTourette-Cooper Plan Is a ... Will Moderate House Republicans Vote to Protect ... A Rocky—But Successful—Road for the Ryan Budget ... More John McCormack » « Previous Post Next Post » Recent Blog Posts Romney Wins Maryland and Washington, D.C. Surprisingly Normal Be Unashamedly Wary of China’s Rise Romney Accuses Santorum of Unholy Alliance in Wisc. Robocall The Weekly Standard Archives Browse 15 Years of the Weekly Standard Our Writers Features Casual Books &a.......