“They depend on government because they’re not depending on their husbands.”
In a 5-4 decision, the justices ruled that the contraception mandate in the Affordable Care Act violates some employers’ religious freedom.
House Republican leaders agree to fund government through Dec. 15, allowing contraception foes another crack at blocking Obamacare.
Twenty-one states saw increases in teen pregnancy between 2005 and 2008, reversing a decades-long trend of across-the-board decline.
The Obama administration just proposed a change to its birth control coverage rules presumably meant to placate contraceptive coverage opponents. It won’t work.
France is considering restricting some pills due to blood clot risk, but one expert says that’s not a good path for the US.
“Family planning is a human right. It must therefore be available to all who want it.”
His comments on contraception in the debate looked to some like a move to the center — but one conservative spokesperson says, “I do not believe that Romney has shifted his position whatsoever.” The president of the Planned Parenthood Action Fund agrees.
He keeps disappointing us, but we’re still holding out hope.
A new study shows how contraception can become an economic issue, helping women get education and hold jobs.
The Republican vice presidential nominee addressed a social conservative audience, but made only one brief reference to marriage. Ryan never mentioned Obama’s views on LGBT issues — a stark contrast to his discussion of abortion.
The new rules governing copay-free birth control are turning out to be really complicated. Use this flowchart to determine whether you can really get your contraception for free.
Playing to the gender gap. Began airing in Ohio, Florida, Colorado, Nevada, North Carolina, Iowa, and Washington, D.C. this morning.
New rules requiring insurance companies to cover birth control without a copay go into effect today. Doctors say this could make a dent in teen pregnancy rates by giving teens access to the most effective forms of contraception — which are also some of the most expensive.
In response to the anti-abortion and anti-contraception bills floating around in state legislatures all over the country, some lawmakers are introducing bills in protest of the legislation. Here are the craziest.
Launches direct appeal to women voters, in wake of fierce contraception debate.
Says Limbaugh’s attacks made him think of Malia and Sasha.
Army Lieutenant Jessica Scott was the accidental leader of a successful Twitter campaign against Rush Limbaugh last week. She also writes romance novels.
CEO of Quicken Loans announces that his company will no longer run ads on Rush Limbaugh because he called a young woman who testified about contraception a “slut.”
After saying women on birth control are sluts, Rush continues to press the issue. Now he’s saying he wants sex tapes of Sandra Fluke if he is “going to pay for her contraceptives.”
In speech to students at Iowa State University, Biden admits the administration got it wrong on the first try. Biden goes off script again.
Women on birth control are sluts. Limbaugh was attacking Sandra Fluke, the law student who was denied the right to speak at the congressional hearing about contraception. Skip to the 3:00 mark for some truly terrifying insight into how he believes women should be treated.
Seem scary? That’s what they’re going for. Obama campaign pushes back on Blunt-Rubio bill, see Romney’s support as advantage in November.
“In one hour, Mitt Romney showed why women don’t trust him for one minute.”
Spokesperson says question was “confusing,” and they have a point. Romney’s mistake isn’t what he said — it’s that he said anything. UPDATE: Listen to Romney explain his comments. “I thought he was talking about some state law…of course I support the Blunt amendment.”
President of Ave Maria University says that even the administration’s recent olive branch to religious organizations isn’t enough. Opposes covering any and all forms of birth control.
The Becket Fund for Religious LIberty has filed suit on behalf of Ave Maria University against the Obama Administration’s requirement that employers cover birth control. The fight over contraception is now moving into the courts.
“Hold on Charlie, when you quote a supporter of mine who tells a bad off-color joke and somehow I am responsible for that, that is gotcha.” Disavows Foster Friess comments to CBS “This Morning” host Charlie Rose.
Tells BuzzFeed he’s not responsible for Friess’ ribald brand of humor.
“The gals put it between their knees and it wasn’t that costly.”