Insurance bill triggers contraception debate

Monday, September 10, 2012 | 10:11 a.m. CDT; updated 10:26 a.m. CDT, Monday, September 10, 2012

JEFFERSON CITY— A debate mixing the issues of access to birth control and abortion with those of religious freedom and states’ rights would be an emotional undertaking any time. But it becomes all the more tense when it happens in the middle of a political campaign season.