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High Court Waits On New Birth Control Cases

AP | Posted 03.31.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has turned away an early look at a challenge by religiously affiliated not-for-profit groups to the new health c...

Hobby Lobby Is About Much More Than Birth Control

Andrew Woodman | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics
Andrew Woodman

It's important to not get wrapped up in the contraception issue and pretend that this is a women's rights case. It is not. They could be morally opposed to widgets, and the legal argument would be the same.

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 ...

Supreme Court Steps Into Battle Between Religious Rights And Reproductive Rights

Reuters | Posted 03.25.2014 | Politics

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON, March 24 (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday considers whether business owners can object on ...

Reince Priebus Rebukes Huckabee's Libido Comments

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 01.27.2014 | Politics

Republican National Committee Chair Reince Priebus on Monday criticized Mike Huckabee's controversial comments about women and birth control, saying H...

Laura Bassett

Mike Huckabee: Democrats Tell Women 'They Cannot Control Their Libido' | Laura Bassett | Posted 01.24.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee (R) is so fed up with the anti-Republican "War on Women" narrative that he went on a rant Thursday, a...

Feds Push Back Against Sotomayor Contraception Action

Reuters | Posted 03.05.2014 | Politics

(New throughout, adds details on legal argument) By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON, Jan 3 (Reuters) - The U.S. government as...

Obamacare Challenge Smacked Down

Reuters | Posted 09.25.2013 | Politics

* Pennsylvania firm filed religion-based challenge * Ruling differs from earlier opinion in another court * Conflicting ...

Lumber Company Wins Exemption From Obamacare Contraception Mandate

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 04.23.2013 | Small Business

A family-owned lumber company in Pennsylvania seems to have beat Obamacare, for now. A federal district court judge ruled in favor of Seneca Hardw...

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 ...

Texas Considers Giving Tax Breaks For Violating Obamacare

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 01.28.2013 | Business

Texas may consider rewarding companies for violating a key Obamacare provision. State Rep. Jonathan Stickland (R) introduced a bill in the Texas Ho...

Court Rules Company Can Defy Obamacare

Reuters | Posted 02.28.2013 | Business

* Couple says contraceptives provision violates their faith * Court found "substantial burden" on religious exercise ...

Pizza Chain Founder Sues Over 'Gravely Immoral' Obamacare Mandate

AP | Posted 12.18.2012 | Business

DETROIT -- The founder of Domino's Pizza is suing the federal government over mandatory contraception coverage in the health care law. Tom Monaghan...

Feds Challenge Christian Chain's Bid To Block Obamacare Birth Control Provision

AP | TIM TALLEY | Posted 12.24.2012 | Business

OKLAHOMA CITY — The federal government is urging a federal judge to deny a Hobby Lobby Stores request to block enforcement of a new health care ...

University President Doesn't Want To Pay For Workers' Birth Control Because 'Life Begins At Conception'

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 10.10.2012 | Business

Two universities are alleging that it's unconstitutional for Obamacare to require employers to cover contraception for workers. East Texas Baptist...

Dem Takes Action Restrictive Contraception Measure

Reuters | Posted 09.11.2012 | Politics

(Updates with reaction, lawsuit by St. Louis businessman) By Kevin Murphy KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 12 (Reuters) - Missouri...