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.
Hobby Lobby Wins Supreme Court Battle Over Contraception The Supreme Court ruled Monday that some closely held companies with religious owners can refuse to pay for contraceptives for women.
Feds To Allow Plan B Contraceptive With No RestrictionsThe Obama Administration will drop its objections to a court order and allow girls of any age to purchase emergency contraception without a prescription.
Opinion: Single-Issue Voting Is Wrong In These Multi-Issue TimesConsider 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.
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.
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.
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.
Opinion: Despite Denials Akin's Comments Are Part GOP War On WomenCongressman 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.
Wenski Helps Lead Protest Against Contraception MandateMiami 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.
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.