White House Promises Change to Contraception Mandate

Wheaton College in Illinois

Wheaton College in Illinois

The Obama Administration has announced that it is planning to revise a problematic rule requiring religious employers who wish to be exempt from providing contraceptive coverage to file paperwork with health insurance companies, but skeptics are taking a “wait and see” attitude toward the announcement.

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Access to Free Birth Control Jumps 42 Percent in One year

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Commentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS

The next time someone complains about how a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision regarding Obamacare’s birth control mandate is limiting women’s access to contraceptives, remind them that more women than ever are now receiving free birth control.

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Supreme Court to Rule on Birth Control Mandate Cases

200352787-001In the course of the past week, the U.S. Supreme Court opted not to review a challenge to Obamacare by the Virginia-based Liberty University, but has agreed to hear a pair of cases that challenge the federal government’s authority to force business owners to provide contraceptives — including those that can cause abortion — to their employees.

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