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.
New Statements By Pope Francis Encourage Catholics In BaltimorePope Francis shakes up the Catholic Church in a blunt new interview seen all over the world. The pope urges his followers to stop obsessing over same-sex marriage, abortion and contraception.
Judge Rules Morning-After Pill To Be Sold To Girls Under 17 Without PrescriptionContraceptive controversy. A surprise ruling by a federal judge allows young girls to get the morning-after pill without a doctor's or parent's permission.
Opinion: Single-Issue Voting Is Wrong In These Multi-Issue TimesConsider 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.
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.
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.
Health Reform: No-Cost Contraception Starts TodayToday ushers in a new provision of the health reform law that makes additional preventive health services available.
Western Md. Catholics On 7-Day Protest WalkA Roman Catholic priest from Hancock is leading parishioners on a 100-mile walk to Baltimore to protest an Obama administration policy requiring private health insurance plans to cover contraception.
Md. Looks For Compromise As The Catholic Church & White House Battle Over Birth ControlContraception controversy. A showdown between the White House and the Catholic Church is heating up over the president's mandate to make birth control free.