AP Survey: Abortions Decline In Nearly All States, 12 Percent Nationwide DecreaseNationwide, the AP survey showed a decrease in abortions of about 12 percent since 2010.
Pope Strongly Defends Church Teaching Against ContraceptionPope Francis issued his strongest defense yet of church teaching opposing artificial contraception on Friday, using a rally in Asia's largest Catholic nation to urge families to be "sanctuaries of respect for life."
Court Rejects Obamacare Contraception Challenge From Religious GroupsA federal appeals court on Friday upheld a path devised by the Obama administration that allows religious nonprofit groups to avoid paying for contraception under the president's health care law.
Senate GOP Blocks Bill on Contraception Coverage Senate Republicans have blocked a bill aimed at restoring free contraception for women who get their health insurance from companies that object on religious grounds.
Federal Judge Says Supreme Court Needs To 'STFU'Nebraska federal judge Richard George Kopf says the Hobby Lobby ruling has eroded trust in the Supreme Court.
Business Owner: We Want To Provide Good Health Care For Employees But Don't Want To Fund Abortive ProceduresBusiness owners who don't want to pay for their employees' birth control are ending that coverage after the Supreme Court said they could choose on grounds of religious belief not to comply with part of the health care law.
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.
White House: Women's Health Will Be Jeopardized By Supreme Court's Contraception RulingThe White House says women's health will be jeopardized by a Supreme Court's decision that allows corporations with religious objections to opt out of a requirement that they cover contraceptives.
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.
Roberts Suggests Contraception Requirement Forces Religious Business Owners To Violate Their ConscienceSeemingly divided, the Supreme Court struggled Tuesday with the question of whether companies have religious rights, a case challenging President Barack Obama's health overhaul and its guarantee of birth control in employees' preventive care plans.
Pelosi To Receive Highest Award From Planned Parenthood For Women's Health Care WorkIn a statement issue through Planned Parenthood’s website, the group’s president lauded Pelosi for her role in passing the Affordable Care Act and her ongoing commitment to ensuring “the promise of the law is realized for millions of women as the greatest advancement for women’s health in a generation.”
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