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President: Obamacare Passed After a 'Fuss'

3:53 PM, May 3, 2013 • By DANIEL HALPER
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In Mexico, President Obama said that Obamacare passed after a "little bit of a fuss." The president made the statement while speaking at a press conference in support of over-the-counter Plan B for women as young as 15:

Well, first of all, on the FDA issue, let me make a couple points clear.  Number one, this is a decision made by the FDA and the Secretary of Health and Human Services.  It’s not my decision to make. 

The first time around where there were no age restrictions, Secretary Sebelius expressed concerns and I supported those concerns.  And I gave voice to them in the press room back in DC. The rule that's been put forward by the FDA Secretary Sebelius has reviewed; she’s comfortable with, I’m comfortable with.

The second point I want to make is I’m very supportive of contraception because I think it’s very important that women have control over their health care choices and when they are starting a family.  That's their decision to make.  And so we want to make sure that they have access to contraception.  As you know we had a little bit of a fuss around what we’re doing with the Affordable Care Act, but I very much think that's the right thing to do.

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