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.
The court rules all employer members of the Catholic Benefits Association exempt from the Affordable Care Act’s birth control mandate.
A Supreme Court justice issued an 11th hour reprieve for religious organizations opposed to offering birth control as part of their health insurance plans.
A subdued U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops acknowledged Monday that voters rejected the stands they took against gay marriage and birth control, but gave no sign they would change their strategy ahead.
Abortions dropped dramatically in a new study when women were provided birth control at no cost.
More than 40% of teens are sexually active, but fewer than one in 20 use the most effective contraceptives.
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.
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.
Researchers have identified a small molecule compound that inhibits sperm production.
Today ushers in a new provision of the health reform law that makes additional preventive health services available.
Should the Catholic church mix politics and faith? Some say ‘no’ as the church gears up to take on the Obama administration over it’s new healthcare mandate.
New federal health care rules that require church-affiliated employers to cover birth control for workers violate First Amendment free speech guarantees, the Archdiocese of Washington said Monday in announcing it was joining a series of suits nationwide against the mandate.