Tim Ryan booted off board for supporting contraception


Congressman Tim Ryan at an Ohio event with Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi

Congressman Tim Ryan and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi surrounded by admirers at a fall 2007 Ohio event

U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan (D-OH) was removed from the Democrats For Life of America‘s advisory board because he supports contraception, according to Feministing.com and the Youngstown Vindicator.

The much-loved congressman from the 17th district says he was “booted” from the board — of which he was a member for four years — after trying to convince the group to support contraceptive use as part of a plan to stop unplanned pregnancy, according to Feministing.

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