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Jim Towey, president of Ave Maria University, holds a press conference in February 2012 at the Hilton hotel in Naples in reaction to President Obama's announcement that the Affordable Care Act will not require religious institutions such as Catholic colleges and hospitals to provide their employees with health insurance coverage for contraception and birth control. 'There's more confusion than ever before,' Towey said about the White House's compromise on the issue, which originally mandated contraception and birth control coverage under the Affordable Care Act but adjusted its stance under heavy pressure from Catholic leaders and politicians.

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Jim Towey, president of Ave Maria University, holds a press conference in February 2012 at the Hilton hotel in Naples in reaction to President Obama's announcement that the Affordable Care Act will not require religious institutions such as Catholic colleges and hospitals to provide their employees with health insurance coverage for contraception and birth control. "There's more confusion than ever before," Towey said about the White House's compromise on the issue, which originally mandated contraception and birth control coverage under the Affordable Care Act but adjusted its stance under heavy pressure from Catholic leaders and politicians.

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