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Is Sadism the Driving Force Behind GOP Rejection of Medicaid Expansion?

There's no reason to reject the Medicaid expansion except pure hatred for lower-income Americans. It doesn't save money; to the contrary, it costs taxpayers more not to expand Medicaid.

There’s no reason to reject the Medicaid expansion except pure hatred for lower-income Americans. It doesn’t save money; to the contrary, it costs taxpayers more not to expand Medicaid.

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Anti-Choicers Can’t Get Around It: Their Arguments Have No Standing

The underlying problem of the anti-choice movement is that all their arguments go back to the fundamental belief that what strangers do with their own bodies is somehow their business.

The underlying problem of the anti-choice movement is that all their arguments go back to the fundamental belief that what strangers do with their own bodies is somehow their business. No matter how hard they try to deny it, this underlying assumption is easy enough to see across a variety of issues.

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‘Priests for Life’ Sues to Block Birth Control Coverage Compromise

Now that the Obama administration's final rule on contraception coverage is in place, religious nonprofits are renewing their legal challenges to it.

Now that the Obama administration’s final rule on contraception coverage is in place, religious nonprofits are renewing their legal challenges to it.

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Hobby Lobby Wins Preliminary Injunction Against Contraception Benefit

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On Friday, a federal judge reluctantly ruled the corporate arts and crafts store would not have to comply with the contraception benefit in the Affordable Care Act.

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The Bishops v. Birth Control: It’s Not About the Money

In a scathing report released yesterday on the Holy See’s adherence to the principles of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, an aggressive UN committee knocked the Holy See off the high ground.

How does paying for a health-saving service like birth control for women become such a threat to Church fathers that they’ve made a major campaign out of it?

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The Final Contraceptive Coverage Rule: Why You Should Stay Away From Any Organization That ‘Self-Certifies’

The Obama administration once again bends over backwards to accommodate "religious institutions" at the expense of religious freedom and public health, with unknown consequences down the line.

The Obama administration once again bends over backwards to accommodate “religious institutions” at the expense of religious freedom and public health, with unknown consequences down the line.

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Court Rules Hobby Lobby Can Be Considered a Religious ‘Person’

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In ruling Hobby Lobby can be considered a “person” with religious rights, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals is heading down a dangerous path.

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Legal Fight Over Contraception Benefit Hits Next Phase

Even with a packed docket, the Roberts Court could find room to take up important cases on pregnant workers' rights as well as a direct challenge to Roe v. Wade.

A series of appellate court decisions in the coming months could determine how and when the Supreme Court reviews the birth control benefit in the Affordable Care Act.

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Legal Wrap: The EC Appeal Is Bad Law and Bad Policy

The Obama administration fights for barriers to emergency contraception for no good reason, while the right pushes for even greater concessions on exemptions to the birth control benefit.

The Obama administration fights for barriers to emergency contraception for no good reason, while the right pushes for even greater concessions on exemptions to the birth control benefit.

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The Bishops’ Lawsuit: A Colossal and Purposeful Drain on Public Funds

The government is hemorrhaging money defending a regulation it will never enforce against the New York Archdiocese.

The government is hemorrhaging money defending a regulation it will never enforce against the New York Archdiocese.

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