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Appeals Court Keeps Contraception Challenges Alive Pending Rule Change

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A federal appeals court ordered two lawsuits challenging the contraception mandate can stay in federal court until a final religious accommodation gets worked out.

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Domino’s Pizza Founder Latest To Try And Block Contraception Mandate

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Another for-profit business looks to render religious freedom meaningless.

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Mennonite Business Latest To Challenge Contraception Mandate

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A for-profit cabinetmaker has become the first Mennonite to challenge the contraception mandate in Obamacare.

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The Sliding Scale of Sin: Tyndale Publishers and Contraception Without a Co-Pay

A perhaps unintended consequence of Administration compromises on the birth control benefit is to concede that insurance coverage of contraception can be “participation in sin.” Women’s rights activists and attorneys must adjust and re-frame the argument to address this new development in birth control benefit litigation.

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Contraception Challenges Dismissed in Nashville, Pittsburgh

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Two more lawsuits challenging the contraception mandate were dismissed by federal judges with over 30 left on the docket.

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Yet Another Lawsuit Contests the Birth Control Benefit

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A lawsuit in Tennessee becomes the latest to challenge the contraception mandate in Obamacare.

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What’s Next In The Litigation Over The Obamacare Contraception Mandate?

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As another federal court temporarily blocks the mandate from taking effect, what comes next in the fight for comprehensive reproductive health care coverage?

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What the 2012 Election Means for Women and for Feminism

Pro-choice candidates gained big time this election cycle, while anti-choice politicians lost even more power, at least on a national level. The lesson of all this is simple: After decades of feminists arguing for women’s rights, the majority of the public is on board.

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In Hobby Lobby Case, Federal Court Weighs Whether Secular Employers Can Exercise Religious Rights

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National retail craft chain Hobby Lobby wants a federal court to rule that secular businesses have First Amendment religious rights.

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The Right’s Position on the Birth Control Benefit is Unconstitutional. Is it Anti-Catholic, Too?

It seems outlandish to claim that the Catholic bishops’ own crusade against contraception is anti-Catholic. Still, arguments that this position is anti-Catholic seem not only well-founded but reasonable, whereas the Catholic bishops’ incessant interfering in American women’s lady-business is spectacularly unreasonable.

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