Today's comic by Jen Sorensen is Cell cell: Republican humor? 13 Times The Reagan White House Press Briefing Erupted With Laughter Over AIDS In Jon Cohen’s 2001 book, Shots in the Dark: The Wayward Search for an AIDS Vaccine, he detailed the Reagan administration’s early indifference to the growing epidemic. Show More Summary
The Supreme Court's announcement that it will rule on whether secular corporations can deny health insurance coverage of birth control for its female employees got proper attention from Joan McCarter here and Adam B here Tuesday. Anyone...Show More Summary
The Supreme Court granted cert. in the Hobby Lobby case, in which a business seeks to avoid the requirement to provide coverage for abortifacient-type birth control on the ground that it burdens its free exercise of religion and is not justified by a compelling government interest. Show More Summary
CNN's Chris Cuomo called the legal challenge to ObamaCare's birth control mandate a "growing distraction from dealing with the problems of ObamaCare" on Wednesday's New Day. "It also raises the question at what point do you stop challenging the law? At what point do you accept that this was passed, it was tested by the Supreme Court?" he asked. Show More Summary
The Supreme Court of the United States announced Tuesday that it will review two decisions testing the constitutionality of the ACA's contraceptive mandate as it pertains to corporations' religious objections to complying with the clause. Under...Show More Summary
SCOTUS is going to have to answer that question: The Supreme Court will hear two challenges to the requirement that all employers provide birth control coverage to their workers. One comes from craft store chain Hobby Lobby and the other from Conestoga Wood Specialties, a custom cabinet-making company in Pennsylvania. The owners of both companies have argued […]
An anti-Obamcare cartoon posted on the website Comically Incorrect claims that men will get more sexually transmitted diseases from “women who now get free birth control” thanks to the health care reform law. The cartoon shows a woman...Show More Summary
Infamous former Georgetown Law student and now social justice attorney Sandra Fluke is back in the news thanks to the Supreme Court agreeing...
99 percent of women have used birth control, and other facts to keep in mind as the Supreme Court takes up a challenge on Obamacare's contraception mandate. The post By The Numbers: What You Need To Know About The Fight Over Obamacare’s Birth Control Coverage appeared first on ThinkProgress.
The Supreme Court will decide whether private, secular employers can claim a religious exemption from the federal requirement that health insurance cover birth control. The post Supreme Court Will Take Up Employers’ Refusal To Cover Birth Control appeared first on ThinkProgress.
With all eyes on the Supreme Court this week, birth control and its coverage as a preventive benefit for women without a co-pay will once again take center stage in the national conversation. At the heart of this renewed interest isShow More Summary
The Supreme Court has agreed to review two cases involving the Affordable Care Act's contraceptive mandate, setting up a high-profile showdown next year. The decision to take up the challenge to the contraceptive mandate was expected. Show More Summary
…and aren’t we all. “I beg the Lord to grant us more politicians who are genuinely disturbed by the state of society, the people, the lives of the poor.” His views on the ordination of women and birth control are fully retrograde. But the rest of it? How can you not admire a Pope who [...]
"Obamacare's employer mandates are at issue in the case, which involves whether corporations and religious institutions themselves enjoy the same First Amendment [sic] rights as individuals," says a Breaking News email from CNN.Among the plaintiffs is Hobby Lobby, a nationwide chain of about 500 for-profit arts and crafts stores. Show More Summary
Now he'll decide if your employer can deny your birth control. The Supreme Court has decided to take up a challenge to the contraception coverage mandate in the Affordable Care Act. At stake in the case is the further definition of the...Show More Summary
The high-stakes fight over implementing parts of Obamacare will move to the Supreme Court in coming months, in a dispute involving coverage for contraceptives and religious liberty. The justices agreed on Tuesday to review provisions...Show More Summary
(WASHINGTON) — The Supreme Court has agreed to referee another dispute over President Barack Obama’s health care law, whether businesses can use religious objections to escape a requirement to cover birth control for employees. The justices...Show More Summary
Next up: Christian Scientists demand we stop covering medical procedures that should be cured by prayer: WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has agreed to referee another dispute over President Barack Obama’s health care law, whether businesses...Show More Summary
In a major blow to birth control proponents, the European equivalent of Plan B - known as the "morning after pill" - now includes a...
Pharmaceutical companies aren't doing a good enough job of advertising the fact that the full cost of their contraceptives are now covered by insurance. The post Most Women Don’t Know About Obamacare’s Birth Control Coverage appeared first on ThinkProgress.