Posted on July 17, 2009 by Paula Maggio
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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