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Obama Contraception Mandate

Overreaching Government "Enables" Culture Warriors

Roger D Barris | Posted 11.16.2015 | Politics
Roger D Barris

Since having sex is neither random nor (typically) undesirable, nor are the costs of contraception that significant, it cannot be "insured."

Catholic Group Mounts New Obamacare Lawsuit

AP | BAILEY ELISE McBRIDE | Posted 03.13.2014 | Politics

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A group of nearly 200 Catholic employers filed a new lawsuit in Oklahoma against the federal government Wednesday, hoping to st...

Laura Bassett

Contraception Mandate Likely Headed To Supreme Court | Laura Bassett | Posted 04.05.2013 | Politics

The number of lawsuits challenging the Obama administration's contraception coverage mandate climbed to 60 last week, and legal experts on both sides ...

Pandora's Pillbox: Obamacare as Proxy Culture War

J.D. Kleinke | Posted 05.29.2013 | Politics
J.D. Kleinke

Our health care system is the dumping ground for all of our worst, unresolved arguments as a society. It is a long, messy list, and runs from the ovary to the grave.

Laura Bassett

HHS Announces New Details On Contraception Rule | Laura Bassett | Posted 02.25.2013 | Politics

Faced with nearly 50 lawsuits by employers with religious objections, the Obama administration announced on Friday new details of the contraception co...

Group Tries To Block Controversial Obamacare Provision

AP | TIM TALLEY | Posted 01.01.2013 | Politics

OKLAHOMA CITY — An arts and craft supply company owned by a Christian family asked a judge Thursday to block a portion of the new federal health...

Mandating Contraception: The Law Over Politics

Matt Melone | Posted 07.30.2012 | College
Matt Melone

The debate actually centers on where the line between religious freedom and a citizens' secular obligations to society should be drawn. This is not a Constitutional issue, but a less glamorous and equally compelling statutory issue.

Obama Administration Lays Out Options On Birth Control

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 05.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration signaled Friday it's willing to help insurance companies offset the cost of providing free birth control t...

Bachmann Sounds Dire Warning About Contraception Mandate

Posted 03.07.2012 | Politics

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) warned Tuesday that President Barack Obama's contraception mandate requiring most religiously-affiliated employers' he...

Mandate Will Be Beneficial for Women

The Daily Evergreen | Posted 05.05.2012 | College
The Daily Evergreen

The new contraception mandate will benefit millions of women across the nation, and we should applaud the Obama administration for advancing the health and wellness of our country.

Laura Bassett

Contentious Contraception Measure Fails | Laura Bassett | Posted 03.01.2012 | Politics

The Senate voted on Thursday 51 to 48 to reject a controversial amendment sponsored by Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) that would have overridden the Obama Adm...

Obama Gets Back In The Good Graces Of Women

AP | LAURIE KELLMAN and JENNIFER AGIESTA | Posted 04.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — It's looking like President Barack Obama may be back in the good graces of women. His support dropped among this critical constitu...

Laura Bassett

Former Bush Official Files Suit Against Birth Control Rule | Laura Bassett | Posted 02.22.2012 | Politics

Jim Towey, the former director of George W. Bush’s Office of Faith-Based & Community Initiatives, slapped that same office with a federal lawsuit an...

Cardinal Doubles Down Against Obama's Birth Control Mandate

Posted 02.19.2012 | Chicago

Chicago Archbishop Cardinal Francis George, back in town after a visit to Rome, has doubled down on his contempt for the Obama administration's call f...