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AOL Joins Limbaugh Boycott; Is the Radio Host Done For?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On Monday morning, AOL became the eighth sponsor, and the largest so far, to pull its support from Rush Limbaugh’s show…Read More

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Senate Rejects Blunt Amendment, Preserves Contraception Coverage

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The debate over employer-covered contraception entered its futile symbolic stage today, as the Senate rejected, 51-48, Roy Blunt’s amendment to allow any employer to opt out of any portion of medical coverage to which they have religious objections…Read More

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Is Obama Compromising on Birth Control Coverage?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For a moment there, the Obama administration must have felt as if it had dodged a bullet. Two weeks ago, Kathleen Sebelius announced a narrow religious exemption for contraception coverage, meaning that almost all religious organizations that provide health care for their employees will have to cover birth control, even if it conflicts with their religious beliefs. A few predictable objections arose from the more vocal Catholic groups and conservative publications, but even these lamented the finality of the decision rather than called for action against it…Read More

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Obama Administration Approves Universal Contraception Coverage, Draws Ire of Religious Groups

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On Friday, Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius finalized the requirement that employers offer a full range of preventative care, including contraception, without deductibles or copays. The announcement caps a long battle among religious groups, women’s rights organizations, and medical experts over the role of contraception and the reach of government within religious-based organizations…Read More

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