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Supreme Court To Take Up Obamacare Dispute Over Birth Control

The Supreme Court has agreed to referee another dispute over President Barack Obama’s health care law, whether businesses can use religious objections to escape a requirement to cover birth control for employees.

11/26/2013

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Supreme Court Weighs New Health Law Dispute

President Barack Obama’s health care law is headed for a new Supreme Court showdown over companies’ religious objections to the law’s birth-control mandate.

11/25/2013

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Appeals Court Rules Business Owners Don’t Have To Provide Birth Control Mandated Under Obamacare

A divided appeals court panel is siding with Ohio business owners who challenged the birth control mandate under the new federal health care law.

11/01/2013

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Judges Weigh Religious Exemption for Health Law

A federal appeals court is considering whether for-profit businesses can be exempted from a contraceptive mandate in the health care law because of the owners’ religious views.

09/24/2013

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Judges Weigh Religious Exemption For Health Law

A federal appeals court is considering whether for-profit businesses can be exempted from a contraceptive mandate in the health care law because of the owners’ religious views.

09/24/2013

The government on Tuesday lowered to 15 the age at which girls can buy the morning-after pill without a prescription and said the emergency contraception no longer has to be kept behind pharmacy counters. (Credit: SSPL/Getty Images)

Justice Department to Appeal Morning-After Case

The Justice Department is appealing a judge’s decision lifting all age limits on the Plan B morning-after birth control pill and a cheaper generic.

05/01/2013

U.S. Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO) (Photo credit: akin.org)

Opinion: Akin’s Position On Rape And Abortion Is The GOP Platform

The basic fact is that Romney, Ryan and Republican’s are uncomfortable with a few of the words Congressman Akin used. They are not, however, uncomfortable with the policy position he was expressing. The record shows that they march in lockstep with Congressman Akin.

08/21/2012

U.S. Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO) (Photo credit: akin.org)

Opinion: Despite Denials Akin’s Comments Are Part GOP War On Women

Congressman Akin’s comments are unconscionable and while Congressman Akin owns the words that came from his mouth, the sentiment and his policy goals are shared by both Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan, despite their statements today.

08/20/2012

Cardinal Timothy Michael Dolan, Archbishop of New York, attends a mass held by Pope Benedict XVI in St. Peter's Basilica on Feb. 19, 2012 in Vatican City. (credit: Franco Origlia/Getty Images)

Dolan: White House ‘Strangling’ Catholic Church With Birth Control Mandate

A top Catholic official says the White House is “strangling” the church over the birth control mandate a day after 43 dioceses, schools and health care agencies sued the Obama administration arguing the requirement violates religious freedom.

05/22/2012

File photo of Presidential hopeful Mitt Romney with a female voter. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Challenges Facing Romney In Wooing Female Voters

Mitt Romney is starting to hone his appeal to female voters, acutely aware as he turns to the general election that he has little choice but to narrow President Barack Obama’s commanding lead among this critical constituency.

04/07/2012

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