Gingrich Attacks Romney on Contraception

“There’s been a lot of talk about the Obama administration’s attack on the Catholic church,” Newt Gingrich said last night, according to CBS News. “Well the fact is, Gov. Romney insisted that Catholic hospitals give out abortion pills against their religious belief when he was governor.” 

Rick Santorum made the same argument in an op-ed yesterday.

But as the Romney campaign has pointed out, Romney vetoed the bill that forced Catholic hospitals to give out emergency contraception. Then, the Massachusetts legislature overrode his veto. David French has a detailed explanation of what transpired here.

Katrina Trinko — Katrina Trinko is a political reporter for National Review. Trinko is also a member of USA TODAY’S Board of Contributors, and her work has been published in various media outlets ...