McCain said on NBC's "Meet the Press," he doesn't think Arizona's new contraception bill will reach the governor's desk, and if it does, it would be vetoed. The legislation, if passed, would force Arizona women to tell their employers why they want birth control.
"It certainly doesn't reflect, in my view, the majority view of the people of Arizona," McCain said.
He said he believes the perception that Republicans are waging a war on women is due to the way the contraception issue has played out.
"We need to get off of that issue, in my view. I think we ought to respect the right of women to make choices in their lives and make that clear," McCain said. "And [we need to] get back onto what the American people really care about, jobs and the economy.
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