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Feds To Allow Plan B Contraceptive With No Restrictions

The Obama Administration will drop its objections to a court order and allow girls of any age to purchase emergency contraception without a prescription.

CBS Miami–06/11/2013

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Opinion: Single-Issue Voting Is Wrong In These Multi-Issue Times

Consider the economy, the job market, the recent horrendous occurrences in the Middle East before voting for a person because of his race, his social-issue promises, or any other rather selfish reasons.

10/31/2012

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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

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum: Obama/Romney: Appealing To Women Voters!

With this grueling presidential contest heading into the final days, President Barack Obama and former Mass. Gov Mitt Romney are getting in touch with their softer side as polls show women voters could be the ones to determine the outcome.

10/17/2012

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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

Contraception Mandate Protest 6/9/12

Wenski Helps Lead Protest Against Contraception Mandate

Miami Archbishop Thomas Wenski will step into the middle of a political firestorm surrounding the health care of women Friday when he holds two rallies to oppose the Health and Human Services mandate that makes employers provide free contraceptives and cover other women’s health services.

CBS4–06/08/2012

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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

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