WASHINGTON (AP) The Senate has defeated a Republican effort to roll back President Barack Obama's policy on contraception insurance coverage. The measure sponsored by Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt, a Republican, was defeated 51-48. The measure, an amendment to a pending transportation bill, would have allowed employers and insurers to opt out of portions of the president's health care law they found morally objectionable. That would have included the law's requirement that insurers cover the costs of birth control. Republicans said it was a matter of freedom of religion; Democrats said it was an assault on women's rights and could be used to cancel virtually any part of the law. Bill to reverse Obama birth control policy defeated in Senate EVERY SINGLE REPUBLICAN VOTED FOR THIS! EVERY SINGLE ONE! You think this won't come back and bite you on the hinder later on? Think again. EVERY SINGLE REPUBLICAN SENATOR just said it was cool for ANY business to deny their employees ANY MEDICAL TREATMENT their employees PAY THEIR INSURANCE PREMIUMS FOR ! Thank GOD this legislative TURD went down to defeat. Asking corporations to make MORAL DECISIONS about their employee's health. Only insurance company executives and their leashed whores would think this is a good idea.