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Wheaton College Birth Control Lawsuit Against Obama Administration Dismissed By Federal Judge

August 28, 2012

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Huffington Post, August 28, 2012 by Tyler Kingkade A federal judge dismissed Wheaton College’s lawsuit against the Obama administration, objecting over a mandate that requires employee health insurance plans to cover contraception. Wheaton, a Christian liberal art college in Illinois, filed a federal lawsuit in Washington, D.C. in July objecting to a U.S. Health & […]

Conservatives Freak Out After Democratic Senator Mentions “Menstruation” During Birth Control Debate

August 7, 2012

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RH Reality Check, August 7, 2012 by Michael Hayne The Republican war on women an interesting turn earlier today when a male Democratic Senator had the unmitigated gall to use a scientific term with respects to the birth control debate. During a lively discussion of the Affordable Care Act’s Women’s Health package, Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA), echoed a fairly […]

University Of Notre Dame Students Petition Administration To Drop Birth Control Mandate Lawsuit Against Feds

August 1, 2012

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Huffington Post, August 1, 2012 by Tyler Kingkade At first, Kathryn Pogin was simply writing a personal letter to the Rev. John Jenkins, C.S.C., the president of the University of Notre Dame. It was a response to his announcement the school would sue the federal government over the requirement that health insurance plans, including those […]

The GOP’s Effort To Pull Out Of Medicaid Is Part Of Its War On Women

July 13, 2012

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Think Progress, July 13, 2012 by Annie-Rose Strasser Medicaid expansion is just the latest battlefield in the Republicans’ ongoing war against women. Republican governors turning down health care funds are making a political statement, but in the process are hurting, not helping, the women their states. In fact, the two states with the highest number […]

Why The Obamacare Decision Is Very Good News For Women

June 28, 2012

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Forbes, June 28, 2012 by Bryce Covert SCOTUS has spoken: The U.S. Supreme Court just upheld the Affordable Care Act, saying that the individual mandate is constitutional as a tax. This is fantastic news for the nearly 50 million uninsured Americans. Women in particular should pop the champagne and celebrate. Of those millions of uninsured, […]