Google news has misleading summary for article about Obama’s contraception policy
CBS News published an informative article, Q&A: Obama and the birth control controversy, that dispels some myths about the abortion care coverage required by Obama’s plan.
As the article says:
Q: Was the Obama administration going to require churches to cover birth control?
A: No, churches, synagogues, mosques and other houses of worship were not being required to cover the pill. That was never the issue.
Instead the battle is over nonprofit institutions affiliated with a religion.
Furthermore the issue involves whether insurance companies for religion-affiliated institutions will pay for coverage.
But when I visited http://news.google.com I saw the following:
|CBS News – 32 minutes ago
President Barack Obama, accompanied by Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announces the revamp of his contraception policy requiring religious institutions to fully pay for birth control, Friday, Feb. 10, 2012, in the Brady Press …
The words highlighted in red give a distorted view of the facts, and since many readers don’t bother to read the details, the summary is deceptive.