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Is Rep. Amash Trying To Win Back NRLC With More Restrictions on Abortion in D.C.?

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Apparently the 20-week ban and Medicaid abortion bans were just the warm up act. It seems a congressman who earlier angered anti-choicers may be sponsoring a bill to get back in their good graces.

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Missouri Version of “Blunt Amendment” Awaits Governor’s Signature

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon

The senate may not have been able to pass a bill allowing employers to decide what health insurance can or can’t cover, but the Missouri legislature may do it themselves.

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Raped In Oklahoma? Better Know Your Hospitals

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A rape victim is turned away because there is no one on staff able to examine her.

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“Treating Your High Blood Pressure Is Against My Conscience!”

What if doctors and pharmacists got to decide which conditions they wanted to treat, just like they get to decide with reproductive health?

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Kansas Legislature Considers Letting Pharmacists Deny Drugs That “Might” Cause Abortions

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As long as the pharmacists “thinks” the drug could cause an abortion, well, that’s good enough reason to refuse to dispense it.

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Arizona Senate Rejects Bill Allowing Employers to Deny Contraceptive Coverage

A handful of Republicans bucked their party to defeat the bill.

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Change The Birth Control Conversation from Theocratic to Democratic

The fight against birth control coverage smacks of theocratic thinking – the notion that government ought to be ruled by or subject to religious authority. Clearly we need a much more inclusive conversation about religion and reproduction.

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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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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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Guilty Consciences: Midwest States Seek to Deny Access to Birth Control by Peddling “Religious Freedom”

Whether related to the topic of contraception or not, the “Obamacare” contraceptive boogey man serves its function as a multi-purpose political tool in red state debates. In Kansas right now, there are different so-called conscience bills pending across red state America.

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