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In Colorado, Media Ignores Protests Against Anti-Choice Policies

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While state legislators get coverage for their debates on whether or not employers can deny their employees insurance coverage for birth control, the same media ignores those who support reproductive autonomy.

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Murkowski Chides Party Over Repro Rights, But Voted For Blunt Amendment

Is the Alaskan senator trying to have it both ways?

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Snowe Chides Republicans on Politicization of Contraception, But Still Supports Scott Brown’s Re-Election

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The Maine Republican takes a jab at her party’s war on women.

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New Hampshire NARAL Protests Birth Control Bill With Bayer Asprin

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If religious employers are allowed to refuse to cover birth control, the group has gathered some asprin to help out.

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Did “Catholics” Defeat The Blunt Amendment?

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The National Catholic Register publishes what you can assume is a list of politicians about to be denied communion.

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Senate Kills Blunt Amendment, For Now

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On the first day of Women’s History Month, the United States Senate defeated, by a narrow margin of 51 to 48, the Blunt Amendment, which would have undermined women’s access to primary reproductive health care. But the GOP promises to press on in its war on women.

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Minnesota Senator Al Franken Testifies Against the Blunt Amendment

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The Democratic Senator calls the proposal to allow employers to veto health coverage they morally object to “a deeply worrying case of one person’s hand meeting another’s face.”

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Is the Blunt Amendment Constitutional?

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The Obama Administration’s recently-announced accommodation to the Affordable Care Act’s contraceptive mandate should have put any controversy to rest.

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The Alabamification of America, Take Two: An Agenda of Which Even the Bishops Should be Ashamed

The right wants to allow a boss or a corporation to claim “religious” or “conscience” reasons to roll back equal rights. As a native Alabamian, I am hearing some thundering hooves over some bridges at Selma. Religion and “conscience” and employers’ and property owners’ rights were justifications for discriminating against black people in this country from the founding of the republic until the Civil Rights Act was passed. Now they are coming for you.

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