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  • Hobby Lobby and the contraception it opposed

    Hobby Lobby and the contraception it opposed
    In the recent Hobby Lobby decision addressing the Affordable Care Act's insurance mandate for women's contraception, the U.S. Supreme Court raised several issues about religious freedom and the rights of corporations. What it didn't consider was whether the contraceptive methods objected to by Hobby Lobby — specifically intrauterine devices (IUDs) and emergency birth control — actually are abortifacients as the company suggested. The court ruled that it was enough for the company (owners) to think so.
  • EU finds 'morning after pills' work, regardless of a woman's weight

    LONDON (Reuters) - Emergency contraceptives, known as the "morning after pill", remain suitable for all women who need them, regardless of a woman's weight, European regulators said on Thursday. The European Medicines Agency had questioned whether the...

    Limiting a doctor's options [Commentary]

    Limiting a doctor's options [Commentary]
    As physicians in training at Johns Hopkins Hospital, we are deeply concerned about the consequences that Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. will have on our ability to provide comprehensive, quality health care to our patients. Under the Hobby Lobby...

    Democratic lawmakers move to upend ruling on birth control

    WASHINGTON Taking up advice from Supreme Court Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr., congressional Democrats Wednesday introduced legislation to get around the court's decision last month to exempt private corporations from having to provide coverage for...

    Hobby Lobby decision perpetuates myths on birth control

    To the editor: Jonah Goldberg's column on the Hobby Lobby case takes as given the distortion of scientific facts at the core of the case. ("Alito agrees: Your birth control is not your boss' business," Op-Ed, June 30) Overwhelming evidence has shown...