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“My highest priority here is ensuring contraceptive access and coverage for all women, and I believe this accommodation meets that goal.

“Every American deserves to have access to high quality health care coverage regardless of where they work. And each of us should have the right to make our own medical  and religious decisions without being dictated to or limited by our employers.

“I stand by my support for the original recommendation offered by the independent Institute of Medicine, but I am glad that we can move forward with an acceptable accommodation that addresses the concerns raised and, most importantly, protects women and supports their health care needs.

“I am going to remain vigilant to make sure this rule is implemented in a way that works for women across America. And I will keep working to make sure that politics and extreme ideology never come between women and their health care needs.”