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U.S. Supreme Exempts Businesses From Contraception Mandate

A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that some companies with religious objections can avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Obama’s health care overhaul, the first time the high court has declared that businesses can hold religious views under federal law.

07/02/2014

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Concerns About A Popular Form Of Birth Control

There’s a growing number of complaints about a popular form of birth control that some say is causing serious health problems. Now, consumer advocate Erin Brochovich says Congress needs to get involved.

CBS Miami–10/09/2013

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Archdiocese Of Miami Sues Gov’t Over Birth Control Mandate

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Miami has joined other Catholic institutions nationwide in challenging the Obama administration over birth control.

CBS4–10/20/2012

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Keys Schools New Sex Ed Curriculum Includes Birth Control Discussion

Florida Keys public schools are changing their sex education curriculum. For the first time, the new curriculum will include discussion of birth control.

CBS4–10/18/2012

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Abortion & Women’s Rights Take Center Stage In Presidential Election

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.

CBS Miami–08/27/2012

U.S. Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO) (Photo credit: akin.org)

Opinion: Akin’s Position On Rape And Abortion Is The GOP Platform

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.

08/21/2012

U.S. Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO) (Photo credit: akin.org)

Opinion: Despite Denials Akin’s Comments Are Part GOP War On Women

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.

08/20/2012

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Exclusive: Rubio Weighs In On Contraceptive Controversy

“Is contraception wrong?” CBS4′s Jim DeFede asked Senator Marco Rubio in a recent exclusive one-on-one interview.

CBS4–04/12/2012

Republican Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney speaks to supporters at a primary night gathering at the Suburban Collections Showplace on February 28, 2012 in Novi, Michigan. Romney celebrated primary victories in Arizona and Michigan. (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Romney Planned Parenthood Controversy Continues

CBS4–03/15/2012

(Source: CBS4) President Barack Obama speaks to students at the University of Miami

Ahead Of Super Tuesday, Obama Riding High

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.

CBS4–03/05/2012

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