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By Eric Tucker, Associated Press
A federal judge on Monday sided with an anti-abortion group that challenged a key birth control provision of the Obama administration's health care overhaul.
By Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News
Next year, the military will officially lift restrictions on women in combat, the end of a process that may open up as many as 245,000 jobs that have been off limits to women.
By Barbara Feder Ostrov, Kaiser Health News
California and Oregon will be the first states in the nation to allow women to get birth control pills and other hormonal contraceptives directly from their pharmacists -- without a doctor’s prescription.
By Andrew Mach
It was Dr. Carl Djerassi, along with two colleagues, who patented the key ingredient that led to the development of the oral contraceptive in 1951.
By Pete Yost, Associated Press
In a 3-0 decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit rejected a challenge by the groups, which claimed that the accommodation still imposes a substantial burden on their expression of religion.
New research suggests that teenagers are more likely to choose long-acting contraceptives when cost is removed from the equation. And free coverage of such methods is required by the health law. But now, a study has found that free coverage…
By Donna Cassata, Associated Press
In an election-year pitch to female voters, Democrats on Wednesday pressed for legislation that would restore free contraception for women who get their health insurance from companies that object on religious grounds.
By Associated Press
The issue in more than four dozen lawsuits from faith-affiliated charities, colleges and hospitals that oppose some or all contraception as immoral is how far the Obama administration must go to accommodate them.
By PBS NewsHour
Washington Post columnists Ruth Marcus and Michael Gerson join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week’s news, including the Supreme Court’s recent decisions on contraception, how the Obama administration is trying to quell an influx of unaccompanied migrant children trying to…
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