By Connie Schultz Thursday, August 04 2011 @ 10:13 PM EDT
Apparently, the federal debt ceiling crisis has eclipsed big news for America's women.
Let's remedy that, please.
On Monday, the Obama administration announced that insurance companies will have to provide birth control services to women with no copayment. The new rules also eliminate the copay for other preventive health measures -- such as prenatal care, counseling and equipment for breast-feeding -- and screenings to detect HIV, gestational diabetes in pregnant women and signs of domestic violence.