What if the battalions of lawyers, pundits, and politicians have missed the easiest—and possibly best—argument against “corporate religious liberty rights” in the high-profile legal cases that challenge the contraception mandate in the Affordable Care Act?
On this episode of Reality Cast, the Center for Reproductive Rights’ Amanda Allen explains what to expect in 2014 in the States. In another segment, I discuss a lawsuit that is exposing the true motivations behind the attacks on the contraception mandate, and it looks like the Texas anti-abortion law is headed to the Supreme Court.
A condom might not be able to protect you against Lord Voldemort, the Daleks, or a wrecking ball, but it can help protect you from HIV and most other sexually transmitted infections. This video was created as part of an effort to raise awareness for World AIDS Day, which takes place every year on December 1.
Does signing a form that would exempt a religious group from complying with a mandate on coverage of contraception put a substantial burden on religious liberty? George Washington Law School Professor Spencer Overton and RH Reality Check‘s Editor-in-Chief Jodi Jacobson discuss, with Karen Finney of MSNBC.com, recent court challenges to the birth control benefit in the Affordable Care Act. [via MSNBC]
The latest court challenges to the birth control benefit show how much the fight against the contraception mandate is really about the Christian right trying to establish an employer’s “right” to control your private sex life.
The plan will result in less access to affordable, consistent birth control for the poor working women of Pennsylvania—which, as the federal birth control mandate demonstrates, is counter to the intention of health-care reform.
RH Reality Check takes a look at the recent media storm around emergency contraception and weight and explains what readers need to know about the research.
A new study finds that the Affordable Care Act is responsible for a dramatic rise in the share of privately insured women in the United States who have gained access to contraception without a co-pay.
On this episode of Reality Cast, an examination of why birth control is good for long-term economic prosperity. More on the Hobby Lobby case before the Supreme Court, and the ACLU sues the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops for preventing miscarrying women from getting help.
It was reported recently that French drug manufacturer HRA Pharma had found that the emergency contraceptive Norlevo, which has a similar chemical makeup to Plan B One-Step, is ineffective for women over 176 pounds. Here’s why I was not surprised.