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Court Reviews Hobby Lobby Birth Control Case

The 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.

03/25/2014

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Feds: All Girls To Have Morning-After Pill Access

The 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.

06/10/2013

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Window Shot Out Of Controversial New Condom Store In Plano

Random gunfire or retaliation? That’s a question being asked in Plano after bullets flew through a controversial business early Tuesday morning.

02/26/2013

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Condom Store Bringing New Life To Plano Strip Center

A 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.

01/14/2013

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Judge To Decide On Women’s Health Program Order

A Texas judge is scheduled to decide whether Planned Parenthood may continue providing check-ups and birth control under the Women’s Health Program.

12/31/2012

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Planned Parenthood Files Another Women’s Health Lawsuit

One 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.

CBSDFW.COM–10/26/2012

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Opinion: Akin’s Position On Rape And Abortion Is The GOP Platform

The 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.

08/21/2012

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Opinion: Despite Denials Akin’s Comments Are Part GOP War On Women

Congressman Akin’s comments are unconscionable and while Congressman Akin owns the words that came from his mouth, the sentiment and his policy goals are shared by both Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan, despite their statements today.

08/20/2012

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Doctor Talks Aspirin, HRT, Male Birth Control

Aspirin could help prevent skin cancer. Women are being advised against hormone replacement therapy after menopause. And male birth control could be coming soon.

05/30/2012

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Texas Among States Challenging Birth Control Rule

Seven states asked to block an federal mandate that requires birth control coverage for employees of religious-affiliated hospitals, schools and programs.

02/24/2012

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Pfizer Recalls 1M Birth Control Packs Over Pregnancy Concerns

A manufacturing mix-up by Pfizer Inc., the world’s largest drug maker, led to some packets being distributed with the pills out of order. That means a patient could have unknowingly skipped a dose and raised her risk of an accidental pregnancy.

02/01/2012

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Debate Growing Over Religious Freedom & Birth Control

The volatile mix of religion, reproductive rights and politics has a new flash point.

01/30/2012

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