MSNBC Discusses Owens Emergency Contraception Veto

April 12 2005, 2:43 PM
MSNBC's Connected Coast to Coast, a new program hosted by Ron Reagan and Monica Crowley, had a segment today on Gov. Owen's veto of the bill that would have required hospitals to tell rape victims of the availability of emergency contraception.
Colorado's governor has vetoed a bill that would require all hospitals to disclose to rape victims that emergency contraception is available. His arguments and those of his supporters are based on first amendment rights regarding religion, as some hospitals are run by religious organizations. Still, the decision has some citizens from both sides of the fence pretty upset, and it is worth debating.
Monica was off, and it was guest-hosted by former Republican Congresswoman Susan Molinari. There's a poll taking place on the show's website. Go on over and vote.