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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

A woman holds prescription birth control pills. (credit: Tim Matsui/Getty Images)

Election Won’t End Abortion – Contraception Debate

Democrats and liberal advocacy groups have declared victory in what they called a Republican “war on women” and are celebrating the defeats of some GOP candidates who took rigid stands against abortion.

11/09/2012

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Opinion: Single-Issue Voting Is Wrong In These Multi-Issue Times

Consider the economy, the job market, the recent horrendous occurrences in the Middle East before voting for a person because of his race, his social-issue promises, or any other rather selfish reasons.

10/31/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum: Obama/Romney: Appealing To Women Voters!

With this grueling presidential contest heading into the final days, President Barack Obama and former Mass. Gov Mitt Romney are getting in touch with their softer side as polls show women voters could be the ones to determine the outcome.

10/17/2012

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Family Planning Cut Having Negative Impact

Cynthia Wilson of Dallas didn’t walk through the doors of a Planned Parenthood clinic looking for contraception

09/27/2012

U.S. Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO) (Photo credit: akin.org)

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

U.S. Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO) (Photo credit: akin.org)

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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Court Reviews Texas Planned Parenthood Funding Ban

An attorney for the state argued Thursday that a federal judge improperly barred Texas from enforcing a new rule excluding Planned Parenthood clinics from participating in a taxpayer-funded women’s health program.

06/07/2012

President Barack Obama speaks during a campaign event. (credit: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

Two North Texas Catholic Dioceses Sue Obama Administration Over Contraception

The Roman Catholic Dioceses of Dallas and Fort Worth have both filed a federal lawsuit against President Barack Obama’s Administration over contraception.

05/21/2012

The Plan B pill, also known as the 'morning after' pill, is displayed on a pharmacy shelf. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Morning-After Pill Stays Behind Counter After All

The Obama administration’s top health official stopped plans Wednesday to let the Plan B morning-after pill move onto drugstore shelves next to the condoms. Overruling scientists decided young girls shouldn’t be able to buy the pill on their own.

12/08/2011