5th Circuit Court Rejects Challenge To Birth Control MandateA U.S. appeals court panel has ruled that certain provisions in the Affordable Care Act dealing with birth control don't violate the religious rights of faith-based groups under federal law.
More Texas Planned Parenthood Abortion Clinics Nearing Shut-DownPlanned Parenthood has no immediate plans to build more abortion clinics in Texas. Currently, only eight abortion facilities remain. These clinics -- also in Dallas and Fort Worth -- may remain open if no further court action is taken.
Docs Urge Long-Acting Birth Control For TeensA pediatrician group recommends that teen girls who have sex should use IUDs or hormonal implants -- long-acting birth control methods that are effective, safe and easy to use.
Ruling Impact On Birth Control Coverage MixedBusiness owners who don't want to pay for employee birth control are ending that coverage after the Supreme Court said they could choose on grounds of religious beliefs.
U.S. Supreme Exempts Businesses From Contraception MandateA divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that some companies with religious objections can avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Obama's health care overhaul, the first time the high court has declared that businesses can hold religious views under federal law.
Court Reviews Hobby Lobby Birth Control CaseThe U.S. Supreme Court is set to look at a controversial topic on Tuesday. The debate is over employers offering health insurance that covers the cost of birth control.
Feds: All Girls To Have Morning-After Pill AccessThe federal government on Monday told a judge it will reverse course and take steps to comply with his order to allow girls of any age to buy emergency contraception without prescriptions.
Window Shot Out Of Controversial New Condom Store In PlanoRandom gunfire or retaliation? That's a question being asked in Plano after bullets flew through a controversial business early Tuesday morning.
Condom Store Bringing New Life To Plano Strip CenterA new condom store is rolling out inside a Plano strip mall this week. Nearby homeowners and Plano religious leaders aren't exactly ribbed with pleasure at the opening.
Judge To Decide On Women's Health Program OrderA Texas judge is scheduled to decide whether Planned Parenthood may continue providing check-ups and birth control under the Women's Health Program.
Planned Parenthood Files Another Women's Health LawsuitOne day after losing in a federal appeals court the Planned Parenthood, Women’s Health Program battle continues. Today Planned Parenthood filed suit against the state, claiming the Affiliate Ban Rule violates state law.
Opinion: Akin's Position On Rape And Abortion Is The GOP PlatformThe basic fact is that Romney, Ryan and Republican's are uncomfortable with a few of the words Congressman Akin used. They are not, however, uncomfortable with the policy position he was expressing. The record shows that they march in lockstep with Congressman Akin.