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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.”  (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

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.”

07/17/2014

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U.S. Supreme Exempts Businesses From Contraception Mandate

A 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.

07/02/2014

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks at the Public Counsel's William O. Douglas Dinner in Los Angeles on June 19, 2014. (Angela Weiss/Getty Images)

Clinton ‘Deeply Disturbed’ By Hobby Lobby Ruling

Former Secretary of State says she disagrees with the Supreme Court ruling.

06/30/2014

Hobby Lobby supporters react to the U.S. Supreme Court decision June 30, 2014 in Washington, DC. The high court ruled in a  5-4 decision in favor of Hobby Lobby saying that some private companies can be exempted, on religious grounds, from health care reform's requirement that employer sponsored health insurance policies cover contraception.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

SCOTUS: Employers With Religious Objections Don’t Have To Pay For Birth Control

The 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.

06/30/2014

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‘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.

04/02/2014

President Obama and Pope Francis exchange gifts during a private meeting at the Vatican. (AFP PHOTO POOL/ GABRIEL BOUYS)

President Obama And Pope Francis Find Common Ground And Divisions

The two focused publicly on their mutual respect and shared concern for the poor.

03/27/2014

Prefect of the Pontifical House and former personal secretary of Pope Benedict XVI, Georg Ganswein, receives President Barack Obama as he arrives at the San Damaso courtyard for a meeting with Pope Francis on March 27, 2014 in Vatican City, Vatican. (credit: Franco Origlia/Getty Images)

Obama Gives Pope Fruit, Vegetable Seeds Used In White House Garden

They 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.

03/27/2014

Demonstrators rally outside of the U.S. Supreme Court during oral arguments in Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby March 25, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

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.

03/25/2014

File photo of the Supreme Court. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Health Law Birth Control Coverage Before Justices

The 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.

03/23/2014

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Federal Appeals Court Rules Against Notre Dame In Obamacare Birth Control Mandate Case

A federal appeals court on Friday ruled against the University of Notre Dame in a case over parts of the federal health care law that forces it to provide health insurance for students and employees that covers contraceptives.

02/22/2014

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