The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Miami has joined other Catholic institutions nationwide in challenging the Obama administration over birth control.
Florida Keys public schools are changing their sex education curriculum. For the first time, the new curriculum will include discussion of birth control.
When Missouri Senate candidate Rep. Todd Akin made his comments last week about “legitimate rape,” it vaulted the hot-button issue back into the national debate as both parties vie for the lead coming out of their respective conventions.
The 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.
Congressman 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.
“Is contraception wrong?” CBS4′s Jim DeFede asked Senator Marco Rubio in a recent exclusive one-on-one interview.
President Barack Obama’s approval ratings have hit 50 percent for the first time since the death of Osama bin Laden in a new NBC News/WSJ poll that also showed some potentially bad news for the lingering GOP nomination fight.
Republican and Democratic leaders see their opponents’ blood in the water over the issue of contraception as they began debate in the Senate Thursday over a controversial amendment co-sponsored by Florida Republican Marco Rubio.
Florida has joined six other states in asking a federal judge to block an Obama administration mandate that requires birth control coverage for employees of religious-affiliated hospitals, schools and outreach programs.