By Julian Pecquet - 02/01/12 04:54 PM EST
The ad will air in key media markets in Florida, Iowa, Michigan, Nevada, New Mexico, Ohio, Virginia and Wisconsin.
It comes after the birth-control issue made its way into the GOP presidential primary, when the two front-runners brought it up in their post-election speeches Tuesday evening in Florida.
“President Obama orders religious organizations to violate their conscience,” Mitt Romney said before vowing to “defend religious liberty and overturn regulations that trample on our first freedom.”
And Newt Gingrich promised to put an end to what he called the Obama administration’s “war on the Catholic church” and overturn the president’s “anti-religious” policies through an executive order.