birth control

Bristol Palin Speaks Out Against Girls Getting Free Birth ControlBristol Palin, daughter of former Republican Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, is speaking out against free birth control options for young girls.
Christie: 'I'm A Catholic, But I've Used Birth Control, And Not Just The Rhythm Method'Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie discussed birth control and his Catholicism during a town hall meeting in New Hampshire Tuesday.
Pediatricians Urge IUDs or Implants For Teen GirlsTeen girls who have sex should use IUDs or hormonal implants — long-acting birth control methods that are effective, safe and easy to use, the nation's most influential pediatricians' group recommends.
Homeland Secretary: Parents Give Immigrant Children Birth Control 'In Case They're Raped Along The Way'Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson warns that some parents of Central American children attempting to cross the U.S. border illegally already know of the risks, noting that some girls are given birth control “in case they’re raped along the way.”
U.S. Supreme Exempts Businesses From Contraception MandateA divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that some companies with religious objections can avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Obama's health care overhaul, the first time the high court has declared that businesses can hold religious views under federal law.
Clinton 'Deeply Disturbed' By Hobby Lobby RulingFormer Secretary of State says she disagrees with the Supreme Court ruling.
SCOTUS: Employers With Religious Objections Don't Have To Pay For Birth ControlThe Supreme Court is poised to deliver its verdict in a case that weighs the religious rights of employers and the right of women to the birth control of their choice.
'Height of Hypocrisy': Hobby Lobby 401(k) Invests in Birth Control Makers The company leading the legal challenge against birth control coverage under the new health care law offers its workers a retirement plan that includes investments in companies making contraceptive and abortion drugs.
President Obama And Pope Francis Find Common Ground And DivisionsThe two focused publicly on their mutual respect and shared concern for the poor.
Obama Gives Pope Fruit, Vegetable Seeds Used In White House GardenThey speak the same economic language, focused on inequality and the plight of the underprivileged. One's a spiritual leader; the other a political one. One's popularity is stratospheric. The other, well, not so much.
Supreme Court Seems Divided Over Birth Control Rule The Supreme Court seemed divided Tuesday over whether employers' religious beliefs can free them from a part of the new health care law that requires that they provide coverage of birth control for employees at no extra charge.
Health Law Birth Control Coverage Before JusticesThe Obama administration and its opponents are renewing the Supreme Court battle over President Barack Obama's health care law in a case that pits the religious rights of employers against the rights of women to the birth control of their choice.