Trump Administration Rolls Back Obama Birth Control MandateEmployers and insurers that object to covering contraceptives based on their religious or moral beliefs can now be exempt from the birth control mandate created during the Obama administration, the Department of Health and Human Services announced Friday.
Tennessee Jails Are Offering Inmates Shorter Sentences In Exchange For SterilizationTennessee inmates can receive upwards of 30 days cut from jail sentences if they agree to get a vasectomy or insert a contraceptive device into their body.
Recall Ordered After Improperly Packaged Birth Control Could Lead To PregnancyThe Food and Drug Administration has announced a nationwide recall on Mibelas 24 Fe birth control tablets.
Women Warned To Get IUDs Before Trump Becomes PresidentHundreds of women took to social media worried about what will happen to birth control under President-elect Donald Trump.
Fiorina Makes Distortion Of Planned Parenthood A CenterpieceRepublican presidential hopeful Carly Fiorina has spent the last two weeks repeating an erroneous description of videos secretly recorded by anti-abortion activists. That seems bound to continue as she makes her opposition to Planned Parenthood a centerpiece of her 2016 campaign.
Abortion, Birth Control, Race Top Supreme Court's AgendaAbortion, birth control and race are among the most divisive issues the Supreme Court will confront over the next nine months, amid a presidential election campaign in which some candidates are talking pointedly about the justices and the prospect of replacing some of them in the next few years.
U.S. Supreme Exempts Businesses From Contraception MandateA 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.
Concerns About A Popular Form Of Birth ControlThere’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.
Archdiocese Of Miami Sues Gov't Over Birth Control MandateThe Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Miami has joined other Catholic institutions nationwide in challenging the Obama administration over birth control.
Keys Schools New Sex Ed Curriculum Includes Birth Control DiscussionFlorida Keys public schools are changing their sex education curriculum. For the first time, the new curriculum will include discussion of birth control.
Abortion & Women's Rights Take Center Stage In Presidential ElectionWhen 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.
Opinion: Akin's Position On Rape And Abortion Is The GOP PlatformThe 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.