As the White House took steps to accommodate religious nonprofits wanting to opt out of contraception coverage, HBO's "Girls" creator Lena Dunham took to Twitter Tuesday evening with a simple question: The Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby ruling last month dealt a major blow to birth control coverage. Show More Summary
The Obama administration on Tuesday said it is coming up with a work-around to ensure that employees of certain charities, hospitals and colleges whose leaders have religious objections to contraceptives can still get birth control through their employee health insurance plans. Read full article >>
Hint: It's because they don't understand how birth control works
by Kelli American Life League’s Judie Brown discusses the latest idea in birth conrol technology – remote control contraception: Technology Review says the wireless implant, if approved for safety and efficacy, could make it possible for a woman to turn her birth control on and off at will by using a remote-control device. Show More Summary
There is one argument against the Hobby Lobby decision that is driving me crazy maybe because it is going unchallenged on Facebook pages and comboxes all over. It goes like this: if Hobby Lobby can deny health insurance coverage for birth control, then what will stop a company owned by other religious nut jobs from […]
Meaningful debate requires us to define the terms of discussion. Widespread acceptance in our culture of all forms of birth control, including abortion, makes it harder for the Christian to discern if, when, and how to incorporate such...Show More Summary
Rochester recently got a new Catholic bishop, and the crackdown has begun. Our last bishop, who didn’t focus his attention entirely on key issues like abortion-craving sluts and their whorish need for birth control, has retired. In his place, the new bishop has decided to run the place the way Jesus intended, and of course [Read more...]
Here are the six most helpful resources I know of for trying to assess whether or not birth control pills and/or Plan B definitely cause abortions or not. The most common question I get emailed to me goes something like this: I’m trying to figure out what contraception is morally acceptable to use and would appreciate […]
A Florida nurse won't do a job as required, but still wants the job. Now she's alleging religious discrimination
The EEOC says failing to provide contraceptive coverage in a prescription drug plan may constitute gender and pregnancy discrimination, thus potentially making it what some of us might call "illegal." Read more
When Tampa, Florida nurse Sara Hellwege applied for a job at a local family planning clinic, she matter-of-factly informed her potential employers that she would not be prescribing any hormonal contraception. When the clinic didn't hire her because prescribing birth control was part of the job, she responded by suing. Show More Summary
It specifies that if your employer is a for-profit company who wants to tell you that Jesus knows best what you can and can't do with your reproductive system, it must notify you if it is going to take away your birth control.
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After winning their Supreme Court battle to limit which birth control options employee insurance plans can cover, the owners of Hobby Lobby are free too pursue their long-term project: spreading Christianity through a Bible museum and a school curriculum. Of these two plans, one is moving ahead full-speed, and the other is taking a few
In the wake of the Hobby Lobby ruling, so many who supported them in their fight to not cover forms of birth control they believed to be abortifacients were shrieking about how it was not a big deal because Hobby Lobby was still covering other forms of birth control. Show More Summary
Sara Hellwege was denied a job prescribing birth control, because she won't prescribe birth control.
Mexican “Coyotes,” or human smugglers who bring illegal immigrants across the border, reportedly distribute contraception to young girls before the journey because sexual violence is par for the course. This information comes from Rep. Show More Summary
A few months ago, the New York Times published an op-ed piece hailing “HIV-preventing miracle drug” Truvada as a new “sexual revolution” for the gay male community, likening it to the invention of birth control and wondering if it has the power to lower the “viral load of a city.” Sounds pretty great, especially given that […]