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Republican Senate Nominee Touts Birth Control Support, Downplays Anti-Woman Record In New Ad

Cory Gardner has been working hard to convince voters he's shed his extreme anti-woman past. The post Republican Senate Nominee Touts Birth Control Support, Downplays Anti-Woman Record In New Ad appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Hobby Lobby isn't the only birth control access hurdle

The major achilles heel of Obamacare working as healthcare reform policy is that it keeps insurance companies largely in control of the health care people can access. That's compounded by the reliance on state insurance regulators to do the heavy lifting when it comes to making sure that insurers comply with all the provisions of the federal law. Show More Summary

Bloomberg’s Cummings: Republicans Want to Take Away Birth Control

Bloomberg News Deputy Managing Editor Jeanne Cummings argued that Republicans “want to talk about taking that [birth control] away” on Thursday’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports” on MSNBC. During a discussion on the revelations that some members...Show More Summary

Bloomberg’s Jeanne Cummings Claims GOP Wants To Take Away Birth Control

Appearing on MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell Reports on Thursday afternoon, Jeanne Cummings, Deputy Managing Editor for Bloomberg News, decided to attack the GOP over their supposed problem with female voters. The Bloomberg reporter argued that the GOP has “moved the abortion debate into birth control. Show More Summary

Scarlett Johansson Helps Planned Parenthood Sell T-Shirt Mocking the 1950s 'Sexism' of Hobby Lobby

Jill Filipovic at Cosmopolitan magazine is waving the feminist flag with an article titled “Scarlett Johansson Is Appalled at the Idea of Men Taking Away Women's Access to Birth Control.” Feminists in Hollywood remain perpetually appalled that Hobby Lobby can’t be forced to subsidize more than the 16 forms of birth control they subsidize. Show More Summary

A Hobby Lobby Patch For Obamacare, Ctd

by Dish Staff Reactions to the Obama administration’s latest move to promote contraceptive accessibility keep coming. Jonathan Cohn elaborates on why free birth control is worth fighting over: Late last week, lots of people were talking about a story by Sarah Kliff, of Vox, on why teen pregnancy has been declining in just the last […]

California Bucks The National Trend, Protects Coverage For Birth Control And Abortion

The Golden State has recently taken several steps toward protecting reproductive rights. The post California Bucks The National Trend, Protects Coverage For Birth Control And Abortion appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Too accommodating

RELIGIOUS organisations are up in arms over the latest change to the Obamacare mandate that employers provide insurance with free birth control to their workers. What is odd is that the change is actually designed to exempt them from the mandate. Show More Summary

Friday News Dump: Feds Unveil New Birth Control Mandate

The problem with ObamaCare isn't just that it's the so called law of the land, said law seems to keep changing in reaction to events and court rulings until not even "we have to pass it to see what's in it" holds up to the slightest scrutiny. Show More Summary

Obama administration unveils fix to protect birth control coverage in wake of Hobby Lobby ruling

A bummer for Hobby Lobby—but good news for women who want to make their own medical decisions: The Obama administration has issued a new set of rules to provide contraceptive access to women whose employers object to their insuranceShow More Summary

Obama introduces new birth control accommodation so hopefully religious nonprofits will stop suing the government

The administration announced a "fix" for religious nonprofits and birth control, but will it change anything?

Obama Administration Calls The Supreme Court’s Bluff In Hobby Lobby

The Obama Administration's new rules will likely put an end to the Supreme Court's game of continually moving the goalposts every time someone objects to birth control on religious grounds. The post Obama Administration Calls The Supreme Court’s Bluff In Hobby Lobby appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Republican Congressman Struggles With Word: ‘Um…Um…’

Birth control!” At a political debate on Thursday night, a GOP candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives left the room laughing after he struggled to answer a question on his position on reproductive rights. Rep. Mike Coffman (R), who’s running for re-election in Colorado’s 6th congressional district, needed help from the crowd to remember [...]

Candidate Can’t Explain His Position On Women’s Health, Forgets What Birth Control Is

Rep. Mike Coffman needed some help from the crowd to remember what contraception is called. The post Candidate Can’t Explain His Position On Women’s Health, Forgets What Birth Control Is appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Lefties Demand You Pay for Their Tampons

You might have thought that the last word in parasitical feminazi absurdity was Sandra Fluke demanding that others be forced to pay for her birth control in violation of their religious convictions, as if she could not afford to pay for it herself despite attending outlandishly expensive Georgetown University Law School. Show More Summary

Our Safety Net Is Failing The Impoverished Women Who Need Birth Control

President Nixon once said that "no American woman should be denied access" to birth control because of her bank account. Decades later, we're struggling to make that a reality. The post Our Safety Net Is Failing The Impoverished Women Who Need Birth Control appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Iran bans permanent birth control to make people have babies

Critics have called the measure a plan to force women back into traditional domestic roles

Iran Bans Some Forms Of Birth Control To Encourage Women To Have More Babies

Critics say it's part of an effort to push Iran's highly educated women into more traditional roles as wives as mothers. The post Iran Bans Some Forms Of Birth Control To Encourage Women To Have More Babies appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Out of Touch GOP Rapidly Seals Fate with Majority of Ordinary Americans

The Republican Leadership may be doing just fine with the Wall Street crowd and extremists who oppose birth control, but for the majority of ordinary Americans its actions over the last several weeks have rapidly begun to seal its fate...Show More Summary

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Male Justices Don't Understand Hobby Lobby Effect On Women

In her wide-ranging interview, Bader discussed the ruling in which the all-male majority opinion granted Hobby Lobby the “religious freedom” to exclude certain forms of birth control from their employees’ health insurance coverage. “Contraception protection is something that every woman must have access to, to control her own destiny," Ginsburg said. Show More Summary

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