Tennessee Jails Offer Inmates Shorter Sentences In Exchange For SterilizationTennessee inmates can receive upwards of 30 days cut from jail sentences if they agree to get a vasectomy or insert a contraceptive device into their body.
New Md. Law Makes Birth Control More Affordable, AccessibleA new Maryland law is on the books, making birth control more affordable and accessible.
Catholic Group Loses Fight; Must Provide Birth Control To EmployeesA legal setback in the fight over Obamacare. A group of Catholic nuns based here in Maryland just learned it will likely have to provide contraceptives to employees.
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.
Court Rules Catholic Benefits Association Exempt From Contraceptive MandateThe court rules all employer members of the Catholic Benefits Association exempt from the Affordable Care Act’s birth control mandate.
Supreme Court Justice Issues Reprieve For Birth Control MandateA Supreme Court justice issued an 11th hour reprieve for religious organizations opposed to offering birth control as part of their health insurance plans.
Catholic Bishops Stay Course On Gay Marriage FightA 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.
Abortion Rates Fall When Birth Control Is FreeAbortions dropped dramatically in a new study when women were provided birth control at no cost.
Which Birth Control Methods Are Best For Teens?More than 40% of teens are sexually active, but fewer than one in 20 use the most effective contraceptives.
Opinion: Akin's Position On Rape And Abortion Is The GOP PlatformThe 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.
Opinion: Despite Denials Akin's Comments Are Part GOP War On WomenCongressman 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.
Progress Toward Male Birth Control Pill?Researchers have identified a small molecule compound that inhibits sperm production.