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Supreme Court Contraception

Supreme Court Sends Notre Dame Contraception Mandate Challenge To Lower Court

Reuters | Posted 05.09.2015 | Politics

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON, March 9 (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday threw out an appeals court decision that went agai...

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...

Hey Men, When It Comes To Sex, Why Risk a Sweet Deal?

Laura Stepp | Posted 09.06.2014 | Women
Laura Stepp

The five justices' decision should remind us how important it is to engage men -- young as well as old -- in conversations about contraception.

Another Contraception Dispute Looms For The Supreme Court

AP | MARK SHERMAN and RACHEL ZOLL | Posted 09.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — How much distance from an immoral act is enough? That's the difficult question behind the next legal dispute over r...

5 Lessons From The Hobby Lobby Decision

Religion News Service | Lauren Markoe & Cathy Lynn Grossman | Posted 06.30.2014 | Religion

WASHINGTON (RNS) Five things to know about one of the most anticipated Supreme Court decisions of the year: 1. Corporations can’t pray, but they ...

Leave Your Rights at the Door

Rev. Al Sharpton | Posted 08.30.2014 | Politics
Rev. Al Sharpton

Just when we thought the rights of women, workers and minorities faced enough setbacks, it appears the nation's highest court has done it once again. The Supreme Court's majority has very clearly shown where its interests are -- and they are not with the people.

Laura Bassett

5 Political Operatives Just Hammered Women And Workers | Laura Bassett | Posted 06.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On Monday, the Supreme Court dealt a significant blow to the progressive movement, handing down decisions in two high-profile cases rega...

Ryan J. Reilly

Supreme Court Struggles In Hobby Lobby Case With Question Of Companies' Religious Rights | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Justices on the Supreme Court seemed to struggle Tuesday with the question of whether a private company can get out of a federal law by ...

Women's Health: A Priority, Not an Afterthought

Hal C. Lawrence, III, MD | Posted 05.25.2014 | Politics
Hal C. Lawrence, III, MD

I respect the rights of others, including for-profit employers, to have their own opinions. But that does not mean that bosses should have a role in a woman's decisions about her reproductive health. Like all health care decisions, any decision about contraception should be based on a woman's needs and her current health.

Supreme Court Weighing Obamacare Birth Control Coverage

AP | MARK SHERMAN | Posted 03.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration and its opponents are renewing the Supreme Court battle over President Barack Obama's health care law in ...

Laura Bassett

Supreme Court To Take Up Controversial Birth Control Cases | Laura Bassett | Posted 11.26.2013 | Politics

The U.S. Supreme Court announced on Tuesday that it will take up the question of whether a for-profit company can refuse to cover contraception for it...

Supreme Court To Review Religious Objections To Contraception Mandate

Reuters | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

(Corrects paragraph 17 by removing incorrect phrase "even if an egg has been fertilized") By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON...