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Contraception Coverage

Maryland's New Law Expands Access To Free Birth Control

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 05.17.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) signed legislation last week that will expand access to contraception for residents across the state. The Contraception...

Laura Bassett

Anti-Abortion Groups Are Still Fighting Birth Control Coverage | Laura Bassett | Posted 10.07.2014 | Politics

Anti-abortion groups are still fighting the Obama administration's birth control coverage rule in court, despite a new accommodation that gives employ...

CVS Caught Illegally Charging Women For Birth Control

The Huffington Post | Emily Cohn | Posted 09.24.2014 | Business

CVS has been illegally charging women for birth control, violating an Obamacare provision that forces insurers to cover generic contraceptives at no c...

Laura Bassett

White House To Tweak Birth Control Coverage Rule | Laura Bassett | Posted 07.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration is developing a new accommodation for religious nonprofit organizations that want to opt out of covering contra...

Jennifer Bendery

In Wreckage Of Supreme Court Decision, Gay Rights Groups See Hope | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 06.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Monday’s Supreme Court ruling on religious freedom was a blow to progressives, but leading lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender righ...

Poll Reveals Public Support For Contraception Mandate

Religion News Service | Cathy Lynn Grossman | Posted 06.23.2014 | Religion

WASHINGTON (RNS) The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to finally issue its ruling this week in the highly anticipated case of the craft companies vs. Ob...

SURVEY: Majority Supports Contraception Insurance Mandate

Religion News Service | Sarah Pulliam Bailey | Posted 06.11.2014 | Religion

(RNS) More than six in 10 Americans say publicly held corporations should be required to provide employees with health insurance plans that include no...

Most Americans Say Employers Should Cover Contraception

Religion News Service | Daniel Burke | Posted 12.03.2012 | Religion

(RNS) Most Americans say that employers -- even religious ones -- should provide birth control coverage to their employees, according to a survey rele...

Brewer 'More Favorable' To Controversial Contraception Measure

Arizona Republic | Posted 05.09.2012 | Politics

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer says a contraception coverage bill now on her desk was improved in the time since she voiced reservations about an earlier ver...

Reclaiming the Defensive in the "War on Women"

Jodi Beggs | Posted 06.03.2012 | Politics
Jodi Beggs

Women are free to choose the employers that are best for them, and women who prioritize free access to birth control can seek out institutions that offer that benefit. Then, employers would have an incentive to offer contraceptive coverage.

Catholic College In Ohio Will Drop Contraception Coverage, Divides Campus

Reuters | Posted 06.04.2012 | Religion

By Stephanie Simon Tue Apr 3, 2012 6:50pm EDT (Reuters) - Xavier University, one of the oldest Roman Catholic colleges in the United States, will ...

Every Woman Who Has Ever Used Contraceptives Needs to Fight Rush Limbaugh's War on Women!

Bonnie Fuller | Posted 05.06.2012 | Media
Bonnie Fuller

Is Rush disgusting or what? He publicly called a brave young law student a "slut" and a "prostitute" because she stood up for something that most American women use -- contraceptives.

Turning the Tide for Women: Vaginal Americans Rejoice?

Morra Aarons-Mele | Posted 04.28.2012 | Politics
Morra Aarons-Mele

Transvaginal ultrasounds mandated in Virginia? Bring it! Aspirin as birth control! Tell me more. Things have threatened to become so comically repressive, it's woken us up out of our stupor. We're mad as hell.

Zach Carter

Pacifist Activists Deride Bishops Over Birth Control Coverage | Zach Carter | Posted 02.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- High-profile Republicans and the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops have decried the Obama administration's new contraception ...

Laura Bassett

Obama Stands Up To Religious Groups On Birth Control | Laura Bassett | Posted 01.21.2012 | Politics

In a long-anticipated decision that will affect millions of women's ability to pay for contraception, the Obama administration announced on Friday tha...

Laura Bassett

Catholic Clergy Raises False Alarms About Birth Control Mandate | Laura Bassett | Posted 11.29.2011 | Politics

The Catholic clergy has aggressively lobbied against the Obama administration's proposed rules for contraception coverage for the past few months, arg...