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Former mayor Ray Flynn backs Brown on birth control stance

Ray Flynn, the former Democratic mayor of Boston, is applauding Republican US Senator Scott Brown for supporting a “conscience exemption” from President Barack Obama’s policy on birth control coverage.

“I find it outrageous that anyone in a position of public trust would trample on the conscience of people of religious beliefs,” Flynn, a former Ambassador to the Vatican, said in a letter to Brown today.

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