A law in the Philippines mandates universal access to contraception, but the Supreme Court and the Catholic Church have fought its implementation. President Rodrigo Duterte is pushing back.
The bill would codify into state law the Affordable Care Act mandate for cost-free contraception.
New York’s attorney general is making moves to protect no-cost access to contraception in the event that a Republican-controlled Congress and a Trump-controlled executive branch roll back the current contraception mandate of the Affordable Care Act.
After she was mandated to teach birth control against her religious beliefs in her role as a health worker, Karen Alexa Palma filed a lawsuit citing discrimination and saying that contraception “disrupts the natural beauty of how God designed our bodies to work,” the Washington Post reports. “My Catholic faith teaches me that contraception is […]
In 2012, the newly appointed HHS secretary claimed the ACA’s contraceptive mandate trampled on religious liberties and helped literally no women.
Obamacare’s contraception mandate could be on the chopping block.
According to a recent Pew study, 67% of American agree with the Obama administration’s HHS Contraceptive Mandate that employers should provide insurance coverage for birth control regardless of religious objections. Response: Obviously religious freedom and liberty is considered by most Americans to be less […]
Researchers have examined how the Affordable Care Act mandate requiring most commercial insurance plans to cover Food and Drug Administration-approved contraceptive methods, without cost sharing (co-pays and deductibles), has impacted oral contraceptive use.
For further evidence, just look at rates of teen pregnancy in states mandating abstinence-only education.
Ninety-nine percent of reproductive age U.S. women who have ever had sex have used contraception at some point in their lives. And thanks to the Affordable Care Act’s contraceptive mandate, more people have access to contraception than ever before. As obstetrician/gynecologists, we help patients...
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Yesterday, a federal district judge in the Eastern District of Missouri granted a summary judgment in favor of Missouri State Senator Paul Wieland and his wife Theresa against the Obamacare abortifacient/contraceptive mandate, ruling...Show More Summary
When the U.S. Supreme Court sent a case about faith-based objections to the Affordable Care Act's contraceptive mandate back to lower courts, it left students at religious colleges and universities with continuing uncertainty about getting essential health care. Show More Summary
Over conservative dissent, the Supreme Court has refused to hear a religious liberty case, in which pharmacists challenged a Washington State regulaiton mandating that pharmacies disperse emergency contraception, such as Plan B, the so-called "morning after pill."
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When it comes to forced-birther laws, it’s hard to keep up. The state of Oklahoma is especially prolific, even though several of its laws seeking to curtail abortion have been overturned by the courts. This week, Republican Gov. Mary Fallin signed The Humanity of the Unborn Child Act. Show More Summary
Hillary Clinton Verified account ?@HillaryClinton Every woman, no matter where she works, deserves birth control coverage. This shouldn’t be a question. #SCOTUS -H 2:47 PM – 16 May 2016 In Response to the recent SCOTUS decision on the Little Sisters of the Poor, a group of Catholic Nuns opposing the Obama administration Contraceptive Mandate, Hillary […]
On the merits, Monday’s Supreme Court unsigned opinion in Zubik v. Burwell, a vitally important contraception mandate case, is being read by some as a win for the Little Sisters of the Poor because the court didn’t brush off their claims...Show More Summary
Last Monday the case over the Affordable Care Act’s mandate for contraceptive coverage reached the Supreme Court and for a bit, sent a wave of confusion through those who were anticipating the results, when the cases were suddenly sent to the lower courts. Show More Summary
Yesterday, the Supreme Court issued an opinion, or rather, a non-opinion, in one of the term's most important cases, Zubik v. Burwell, a challenge to Obamacare's contraception mandate procedures. In a brief, per curiam opinion, the Court remanded seven cases it had chosen to decide just months before. Accompanying......