A “roving band of feminists” took to the streets, or rather the aisles, in New York City Saturday to protest pharmacies that restrict over-the-counter access to Plan B.
While the teen has not been charged with a crime regarding the dead fetus, she has still faced death threats and public judgment for her actions.
In briefs filed Monday, both the Obama administration and the retail craft giant Hobby Lobby urged the Roberts Court to take up the challenges to the contraception mandate.
The problem with the birth control benefit debate is that few are thinking about the competing religious liberty rights of women.
How did the Republicans get themselves into this shutdown mess? Part of the problem is they are remarkably out of touch, and you can look no further than Republican discourse on contraception to see how bad it’s gotten in the right-wing bubble.
In the end, House Republicans got virtually nothing of what they said they wanted: no defunding of Obamacare, no curtailment of the birth control benefit in Obamacare the law of the land. But they’ll be back.
Conservatives asked the Roberts Court to review and reverse a federal appeals court decision that for-profit companies are not “people” with religious exercise rights.
To the House Republicans, who are hostage to their party’s Tea Party faction, there’s probably no dirtier word than “bipartisan”—except, perhaps, for the words “birth control.”
Texas Gov. Rick Perry continues to refuse a federal Medicaid expansion, leaving an estimated one million working Texans without access either to Medicaid or federal insurance subsidies.
States are banning private citizens from using their own money to buy insurance from private insurers if a plan covers abortion. It’s part of a larger strategy by anti-Obamacare forces to insert abortion into the debate as often as possible with the goal of stigmatizing health-care reform and killing the Affordable Care Act.