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Religious Challenges to the Birth Control Benefit, Explained

There's another Supreme Court challenge to the birth control benefit. Here's what you need to know about it.

There’s another Supreme Court challenge to the birth control benefit. Here’s what you need to know about it.

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Indiana Governor: ‘Religious Freedom’ Should Trump Civil Rights

Gov. Mike Pence (R) in his State of the State address said that he would not support any measure to protect LGBTQ Indianans that would infringe on religious freedom.

Gov. Mike Pence (R) in his State of the State address said that he would not support any measure to protect LGBTQ Indianans that would infringe on religious freedom.

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Another Year, Another Round of Attacks on Contraception Coverage

2015 proved conservatives just won't quit with their attempts to undo the birth control benefit in the Affordable Care Act.

2015 proved conservatives just won’t quit with their attempts to undo the birth control benefit in the Affordable Care Act.

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Here’s Why 2016 Could Be the Biggest Year for Reproductive Rights and the Courts in Decades

The next year promises to be an eventful one on the legal front—though we feel like we say that every December.

The next year promises to be an eventful one on the legal front—though we feel like we say that every December.

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North Carolina GOP’s ‘Religious Freedom’ Law Challenged as Unconstitutional

The plaintiffs in the lawsuit argue the law violates both the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment and the Equal Protection and Due Process Clauses of the 14th Amendment, and affects any union a magistrate may claim a religious objection to, such as LGBTQ, interracial, or interfaith pairings.

The plaintiffs in the lawsuit argue the law violates both the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment and the Equal Protection and Due Process Clauses of the 14th Amendment, and affects any union a magistrate may claim a religious objection to, such as LGBTQ, interracial, or interfaith pairings.

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Nearly 9,000 Rhode Islanders Lose Abortion Coverage Thanks to Democratic Governor

Thousands of Rhode Islanders have lost comprehensive abortion coverage through their insurance plans, thanks to a budget bill signed by Democratic Gov. Gina Raimondo in June—and some of them may not be aware of the change.

Thousands of Rhode Islanders have lost comprehensive abortion coverage through their insurance plans, thanks to a budget bill signed by Democratic Gov. Gina Raimondo in June—and some of them may not be aware of the change.

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Remember: Hobby Lobby Turns to God to Resolve Employee Disputes

Employers and companies are increasingly relying on the Bible over the Constitution when major disputes arise, a recent New York Times investigation finds.

Employers and companies are increasingly relying on the Bible over the Constitution when major disputes arise, a recent New York Times investigation finds.

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Supreme Court Takes Up Challenges to Obamacare Birth Control Benefit

The Supreme Court on Friday announced it would review a series of cases brought by religiously affiliated nonprofits challenging the accommodation process for complying with the Affordable Care Act’s birth control benefit.

The Supreme Court on Friday announced it would review a series of cases brought by religiously affiliated nonprofits challenging the accommodation process for complying with the Affordable Care Act’s birth control benefit.

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California Requires Crisis Pregnancy Centers to Tell the Truth

The Reproductive Freedom, Accountability, Comprehensive Care and Transparency Act would require licensed clinics that provide family planning or pregnancy-related services to provide a notice to consumers regarding their reproductive rights.

The Reproductive Freedom, Accountability, Comprehensive Care and Transparency Act would require licensed clinics that provide family planning or pregnancy-related services to provide a notice to consumers regarding their reproductive rights.

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Federal Appeals Court Brings Fight Over Contraception Accommodation Closer to Supreme Court

A ruling Thursday that religiously affiliated nonprofits can avoid complying with the process for requesting an exemption to the Affordable Care Act's birth control benefit makes it more likely the Roberts Court will step in this fall.

A ruling Thursday that religiously affiliated nonprofits can avoid complying with the process for requesting an exemption to the Affordable Care Act’s birth control benefit makes it more likely the Roberts Court will step in this fall.

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