Are women just focused on free contraceptives and birth control? Independent Women’s Forum Director of Health Policy, Hadley Heath Manning, says no; women care about accessible and affordable health care more than free birth control pills. Under Obamacare, their premiums are jumping and costs are skyrocketing, leaving women out in the cold. Mrs. Heath Manning discusses the implications of Obamacare for women and its negative impact on all Americans.


  • Women use the health care system more than men
  • Women do not list abortion or contraception as their major health care concern
  • Women pay higher premiums under Obamacare
  • So far, more people are not insured under Obamacare
  • Taxpayers pay the cost of Obamacare


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