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New FAQ’s on Birth Control Coverage

This week the Departments of Health and Human Services (HHS), Labor, and Treasury issued frequently asked questions (FAQs) to help insurance companies better understand the scope of coverage that is required (including contraceptive care) under the Affordable Care Act (ACA)

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Posted in Birth Control, CultureWar, Health & Human Svcs

Really? Updated College Sexual Assault Prevention Guidelines are Federal Overreach?

— by Zach Hudson, NSDP Communications Director Remember Todd Akin, the GOP Senate candidate in Missouri who talked about “legitimate rape?”  Akin’s comments were ignorant, insensitive, and out-of-touch.  Which is why we were disappointed Nevada Republicans seem to be taking

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Posted in 2014 Elections, Advocacy, Andrew Martin, Candidates, CultureWar, Democratic Party, Election, Individual Rights, Violence Against Women, Womens Issues

NOT My Boss’s Business!

Corporate owners are NOT entitled to SUPER-CITIZENSHIP RIGHTS that they can wield in a discriminatory fashion against their employees. It’s time to end this culture war once and for all in November. We, as Democrats, need to encourage everybody we know

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Posted in Birth Control, Contraception, CultureWar, Individual Rights, Womens Issues

Corporate Rights Trump Women’s Health in Hobby Lobby Ruling

‘This ruling goes out of its way to declare that discrimination against women isn’t discrimination.’ – Lauren McCauley, staff writer at Common Dreams Defenders of women’s health and reproductive freedom are reacting with anger to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision

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Posted in Birth Control, Constitution, Corporate Rights, CultureWar, Discrimination, GOP, Health Care, Health Issues, Individual Rights, Judiciary/AttyGnrl, SCOTUS, Womens Issues

Will Bosses be Able to Deny Women Birth Control?

Corporations are a legal construction, they are NOT “people” and as such do NOT have the same rights as individual citizens.  But, that doesn’t matter to corporate CEOs who are apparently practicers of far right religious zealotry.  To them, it’s

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Posted in Birth Control, Contraception, SCOTUS
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