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Eighteen For-Profit Companies Fighting to Eliminate the Birth Control Benefit

18 for-profit companies have filed lawsuits against providing birth control coverage for their employees as part of employee health care under the Affordable Care Act. Here's a brief introduction to those companies.

Eighteen for-profit companies have filed lawsuits to overturn the birth control benefit in the Affordable Care Act, which requires that all insurance policies cover birth control without a co-pay as part of preventive care. These companies argue that including insurance coverage for birth control “violates their religious freedom.” Here’s a brief introduction to those companies and their cases.

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Legal Wrap: Privacy Rights and Voting Rights Under Attack In The Courts

A round-up of reproductive justice news.

A round-up of reproductive justice news.

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Minnesota House Votes to End Coverage of Safe Abortion Care for Low-Income Women

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Anti-choice activists are trying to eliminate the right to choose, and are willing to destroy the state health care exchange in the process.

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Advocates Go to Court to Protect Medicaid Funding of Abortion Care in Minnesota

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As a judge considers whether to dismiss a lawsuit challenging Medicaid coverage of abortions, the Center for Reproductive Rights steps in to help with the fight.

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Legal Wrap: Kansas Courts Embrace Same-Sex Parenting, Lawmakers Punish the Poor

In states like Kansas and Oklahoma the fight for reproductive justice is raging, and making progress.

In states like Kansas and Oklahoma the fight for reproductive justice is raging, and making progress.

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Another Legislative Session in Minnesota, Another Attempt to Challenge Doe v. Gomez

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Doe v. Gomez makes abortion a right regardless of a woman’s ability to pay. Minnesota’s anti-choice community wants to end that.

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Legal Wrap: In Battle Over Medication Abortion, Who Is Protecting the Rights of Women in Wisconsin?

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The latest legal news on the contraception challenges and fight for reproductive justice in the states.

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State-Level 2012 Retrospective: Second-Highest Number of Abortion Restrictions Ever

Reproductive health and rights were once again the subject of extensive debate in state capitols in 2012. Over the course of the year, 42 states and the District of Columbia enacted 122 provisions related to reproductive health and rights. One-third of these new provisions, 43 in 19 states, sought to restrict access to abortion services.

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Minnesota Asks That Lawsuit Over Medicaid Abortions Be Dismissed

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A frivolous lawsuit could never make it to trial if the state has its way.

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Minnesota Anti-Choice Activists File Frivolous Lawsuit Against Medicaid-Funded Abortions

Chuck Shreffler. Photo: Association of Corporate Counsel.

A new suit on behalf of Minnesota “taxpayers,” alleges the state has been misauthorizing funding for poor women seeking pregnancy terminations.

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