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Just in case you needed one more concrete example of how President Obama is making progress for women's health:

Starting today, health insurance plans will begin to cover contraception as part of women's preventive care -- with no copay or deductible.

Women will see this benefit the first time their insurance plan renews -- marking a huge step forward for the more than 50 percent of women between 18 and 34 years old who say they've struggled to afford birth control, and for the millions of women who already have access to free mammograms, cancer screenings, vaccinations, and other lifesaving preventive services.

That's something everyone should feel pretty good about, right?

Reality check: Not everyone does.

While the President is fighting to make sure more women can afford the health care they need -- and make their own health choices -- Governor Romney and his allies across the country are working tirelessly to roll back every step of the progress we've made.

You've got to see this to believe it:

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Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett -- whose support Mitt Romney said he was "extraordinarily proud to earn" -- thinks women should just "close their eyes" during medically unnecessary ultrasounds.

In Indiana, Governor Mitch Daniels signed a bill in an attempt to defund Planned Parenthood in his state, a move that would cut off funding for cancer screenings and other preventive services. Just over a year later, he announced that he's backing Mitt Romney in November.

And that's just the beginning.

Take a look at this new map to see how Mitt Romney and his friends are attacking women's rights from Arizona to New Hampshire -- then share it with anyone you know who's still sorting out which candidate has our back:

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Stephanie

Stephanie Cutter Deputy Campaign Manager Obama for America

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Subject: Good news and bad news

From: info@barackobama.com

Sent: Aug. 1, 2012, 2:16 p.m.




Just in case you needed one more concrete example of how President Obama is making progress for women's health:

Starting today, health insurance plans will begin to cover contraception as part of women's preventive care -- with no copay or deductible.

Women will see this benefit the first time their insurance plan renews -- marking a huge step forward for the more than 50 percent of women between 18 and 34 years old who say they've struggled to afford birth control, and for the millions of women who already have access to free mammograms, cancer screenings, vaccinations, and other lifesaving preventive services.

That's something everyone should feel pretty good about, right?

Reality check: Not everyone does.

While the President is fighting to make sure more women can afford the health care they need -- and make their own health choices -- Governor Romney and his allies across the country are working tirelessly to roll back every step of the progress we've made.

You've got to see this to believe it:

[url]

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett -- whose support Mitt Romney said he was "extraordinarily proud to earn" -- thinks women should just "close their eyes" during medically unnecessary ultrasounds.

In Indiana, Governor Mitch Daniels signed a bill in an attempt to defund Planned Parenthood in his state, a move that would cut off funding for cancer screenings and other preventive services. Just over a year later, he announced that he's backing Mitt Romney in November.

And that's just the beginning.

Take a look at this new map to see how Mitt Romney and his friends are attacking women's rights from Arizona to New Hampshire -- then share it with anyone you know who's still sorting out which candidate has our back:

[url]

Stephanie

Stephanie Cutter Deputy Campaign Manager Obama for America

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