Contraception

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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

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Opinion: Single-Issue Voting Is Wrong In These Multi-Issue Times

Consider the economy, the job market, the recent horrendous occurrences in the Middle East before voting for a person because of his race, his social-issue promises, or any other rather selfish reasons.

10/31/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum: Obama/Romney: Appealing To Women Voters!

With this grueling presidential contest heading into the final days, President Barack Obama and former Mass. Gov Mitt Romney are getting in touch with their softer side as polls show women voters could be the ones to determine the outcome.

10/17/2012

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

File photo of birth control pills. (Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

Arizona Bill Lets Employers Question Workers About Use For Birth Control Pills

Arizona House Bill 2625, a measure that would allow employers to ask workers whether or not they take prescription birth control pills for medical, non-sexual reasons, was endorsed by the Senate Judiciary Committee.

03/14/2012

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Utah State Senate Approves Bill Allowing Schools To Drop Sex Ed

Senators in Utah have voted in support of a bill, now destined for gubernatorial approval, that will allow schools throughout the state to drop their sex education programs, if they so choose.

03/09/2012

A pro-life activist holds a sign as he participates in the annual "March for Life" event. (credit Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Nevada Anti-Abortion Measures Proceed To Signature Gathering

Two Nevada initiatives that seek to ban abortions and limit some forms of birth control will advance to the signature gathering process after opponents decided to forgo further legal challenges to language and descriptions of the petitions, lawyers said Friday.

03/02/2012

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