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Another Affordable Care Act Contraception Lawsuit Filed in Michigan

The ACLU of Colorado has filed a complaint with a state agency alleging that a rural Catholic hospital is in violation of both federal and state law by directing its doctors not to discuss abortion with patients, even when pregnancy threatens the life of the pregnant person.

Right to Life of Michigan’s federal lawsuit adds to a pile of recent court cases challenging whether corporations can refuse to provide employees contraception coverage in employer-sponsored health insurance plans on moral grounds.

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Boston College Alumni: Why Our Alma Mater Is Wrong for Denying Access to Sexual Health Care

Boston College spokesperson Jack Dunn speculated that students who continue to provide condoms to their peers could face expulsion from the university.

All people deserve access to the information and resources they need to make informed decisions about their own health, including students at a Catholic university.

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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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Federal Judge In Michigan Rules Against Birth Control Benefit in Favor of Business Owner

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Another Catholic business owner finds success challenging the contraception mandate.

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More Pressure on Catholic Voters: Priests and Bishops Tell Parishoners Their Souls Are in Danger

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Catholic bishops continue to try and exert their will on religious voters.

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Biased Poll in Oklahoma Used to Justify Hobby Lobby Suit Against Contraception Mandate

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An attempt to skew results still only receives a small majority of people in favor of overturning the contraception mandate.

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Women’s Labor Union Sues To Stop Missouri Law Allowing Employers to Deny Contraceptive Coverage

Edward Keenan. Photo: Missouri Watchdog.

The state legislature passed it.  The governor vetoed it.  The legislature overrode it.  Now, one labor group steps in to sue the state’s contraceptive coverage refusal law from going into effect.

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Hobby Lobby Files Suit Opposing Affordable Care Act Birth Control Benefit

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The retailer claims being forced to cover IUDs and emergency contraception violates their religious rights.  But what effect would the coverage have for their female employees?

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