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U.S. Supreme Exempts Businesses From Contraception Mandate

A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that some companies with religious objections can avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Obama’s health care overhaul, the first time the high court has declared that businesses can hold religious views under federal law.

07/02/2014

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Anti-Abortion Ballot Proposal Uncertain In Miss.

Organizers have little time left for a new Mississippi initiative that would declare life begins at conception.

05/11/2014

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Opinion: Akin’s Position On Rape And Abortion Is The GOP Platform

The basic fact is that Romney, Ryan and Republican’s are uncomfortable with a few of the words Congressman Akin used. They are not, however, uncomfortable with the policy position he was expressing. The record shows that they march in lockstep with Congressman Akin.

08/21/2012

U.S. Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO) (Photo credit: akin.org)

Opinion: Despite Denials Akin’s Comments Are Part GOP War On Women

Congressman Akin’s comments are unconscionable and while Congressman Akin owns the words that came from his mouth, the sentiment and his policy goals are shared by both Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan, despite their statements today.

08/20/2012

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Perry Looks To In-Source Women’s Health Programs In Planned Parenthood Spat

Gov. Rick Perry has directed Texas health officials to look for funds to cover the cost of the Medicaid Women’s Health Program if the federal government pulls its funding amid a fight over Planned Parenthood.

03/08/2012

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Court Clears Enforcement Of Abortion Law; Patients Must Now See, Hear Fetus

A federal appeals court has cleared the way for immediate enforcement of a new abortion law in Texas.

01/13/2012

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