Hinson seeks to fight against ‘fearmongering’ surrounding birth control access with House bill

Hinson seeks to fight against ‘fearmongering’ surrounding birth control access with House bill


Rep. Ashley Hinson (R-IA) unveiled a companion bill to Sen. Joni Ernst‘s (R-IA) contraception access legislation as Republicans seek to beat back against “fearmongering” in the wake of controversial abortion and in vitro fertilization rulings in several states.

Hinson introduced the Allowing Greater Access to Safe and Effective Contraception Act on Friday, which seeks to increase the availability of birth control options on the market. Ernst introduced her bill last week, the Washington Examiner exclusively reported.

In an interview with the Washington Examiner, Hinson said the bill should put to rest any accusations from Democrats that Republicans seek to ban contraception.

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“I hate the fearmongering that exists around issues like this,” Hinson said. “There is literally no threat to contraception access. We’re trying to make

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