In the battle between a right to obtain medical treatment and a right to deny that treatment because of “moral” objections, who wins?
An appellate court this week ruled that Illinois cannot force pharmacies or pharmacists to sell EC. The New York City Department of Education, meanwhile, is offering it to students. And ACOG recommends IUDs and Implants for teens.
Both the House and the Senate voted overwhelmingly that employers and insurers should have the right to deny women contraceptive coverage in their insurance plans.
Today, for a brief moment, we can take time to celebrate a victory in womens health. Because today, most private insurance companies in the United States will begin to cover all FDA-approved forms of contraception, free of co-pays. This is a BIG step forward.
A federal judge in Colorado shows he’s open to the argument that employers should be able to dock your insurance benefits because they oppose contraception. If conservatives successfully open this door, expect more attacks on workers’ religious freedom.
The preliminary injunction, granted in a suit brought by owners of an air-conditioning company in Colorado who “oppose birth control.”
Is the hospital’s plan to merge with a Catholic hospital beginning to unravel?
The new hospital may not be able to perform abortions, and they may lose key staff over the issue.
When it comes to mergers with non-Catholic health systems, it appears abortion is the one rule they won’t compromise on.
It’s bad enough that a victim of sexual assault was jailed for an outstanding warrant when she went to report her rape. But being denied emergency contraception by her guard? No wonder she’s suing.