More Contraception Articles

  • So far, the media is failing on covering Democrats' falsehoods about contraception mandates

    Misplaced balance is a major problem in today's media. One politician says something completely false, and another points out that the false thing is false -- and the media report it as a dispute.

  • Democrats use Hobby Lobby defeat as a rallying cry for November midterms

    Democrats are hoping to turn the Obama administration's defeat in the Supreme Court's recent Hobby Lobby ruling into big political wins come November.

  • Where are America's leaders who are willing to confront real problems?

    "Too often … we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought," President John Kennedy famously asserted before Yale's class of 1962.

  • NY's Medicaid covering post-birth contraceptives

    NEW YORK (AP) — Emboldened and incensed by the U.S. Supreme Court's recent decision limiting certain contraceptive coverage in the private sector, New York health officials moved forward Thursday with a plan to provide contraceptive devices to low-income women who don't want to get pregnant...

  • Senate Dems, GOP woo female voters for this fall

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic and Republican Senators are pouring significant time and energy into pursuing female voters, a coveted prize in the Nov. 4 elections. Wednesday's Senate vote on contraception legislation is the latest example of Democrats' win-by-losing strategy, which forces...

  • Dems seek gains with women in birth control loss

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats suffered what looked like a difficult setback on birth control Wednesday, but they hope it pays big political dividends in November. Republicans blocked a bill that was designed to override a Supreme Court ruling and ensure access to contraception for women...

  • Elizabeth Warren: The government shutdown was over birth control

    Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., on Tuesday blamed last October's government shutdown on Republicans wanting to deny women access to birth control. No really. Warren said this on the Senate floor while defending the Democrats' deceptively titled “Women's Health Protection Act.”...

  • Congress scrambles to deal with Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby ruling

    When the Supreme Court last month struck down a key Obamacare birth control mandate, it left it up to Congress to sort out the details. Less than two weeks after the ruling, both parties are scrambling to do just that.

  • VIDEO: Philip Klein discusses blue collar conservatism with Rick Santorum

    For the latest edition of "Dialogue," Philip Klein sat down with Rick Santorum, the former U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania and former GOP presidential candidate, to discuss his new book, Blue Collar Conservatives.

  • Seven ignorant comments by Democrats on the Hobby Lobby case

    The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 on June 30 that closely held corporations could not be required under the law to cover the cost of employees' abortifacients. Based on recent remarks from leading Democrats you'd think that the Supreme Court had launched a private jihad against contraception.

  • Congress will debate bills challenging executive, judicial branches

    The House this week will debate a measure authorizing a precedent-setting lawsuit against President Obama, while the Senate takes up historic legislation aimed at overriding a Supreme Court ruling on insurance coverage of contraceptives.

  • The Hobby Lobby decision has made America more free

    Senate and House Democrats are outraged by the Supreme Court's decision in favor of Hobby Lobby in the firm's lawsuit seeking exemption from the Obamacare mandate that employers provide, free of charge, contraceptives to employees.

  • Nancy Pelosi: Americans should 'be afraid' of the Supreme Court

    "We should be afraid of this court, that five guys should start determining what contraceptions are legal," Nancy Pelosi told reporters Thursday at the Capitol. "It is so stunning."

  • Poll: More voters are pro-life than ever before

    More voters than ever before say they are "pro-life," according to a new survey from Rasmussen Reports.

  • Outrage over Hobby Lobby decision is misguided

    Hillary Clinton, really? The former secretary of state called the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby ruling, which said a closely held corporation can be exempted from paying for contraceptives that violate the owners' religious beliefs, a "really bad slippery slope." I call that a really bad...



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