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Religious Exemption

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Missouri Also Wants Your Boss To Ok Your Birth Control

via Jessica Pieklo, Care2 Causes Last week Missouri picked up where Arizona left off, tackling two abortion bills, including one that would allow employers to deny coverage for birth control pills unless employees provide proof the pills are used for a “medical need”. Missouri Republicans strongly believe that employers should be the ones left in … Continue reading

Arizona’s ‘Tell Your Boss You’re On The Pill’ Bill Dead

via Jessica Pieklo, Care2 Causes Arizona Republicans lost an effort to force women to explain to their employers why they need and use birth control so that their employer could chose whether or not to allow insurance coverage for that contraception. The final bill was defeated on a 17-13 vote but not without causing significant … Continue reading

Netflix Becomes 30th Advertiser To Drop Limbaugh

via Faiz Shakir, ThinkProgress Moments ago, Netflix emailed a statement to the tech website Boing Boing indicating that the company will ensure that its ads never appear on Rush Limbaugh’s radio show again: Spotted your tweets and wanted to let you know that Netflix has not purchased and does not purchase advertising on the Rush … Continue reading

Rush Limbaugh Sponsors Flee Show Amid Backlash

via Brian Stelter, The New York Times Emboldened by Rush Limbaugh’s public apology over the weekend to a law school student whom he had called a “slut” and a “prostitute,” critics of the radio talk show host are intensifying their online campaign against his advertisers. The apology, they said, was a signal that the campaign was … Continue reading

Rush Limbaugh: I’ll Buy Georgetown Women ‘As Much Aspirin To Put Between Their Knees As They Want’

via Laura Bassett and Jennifer Bendery, The Huffington Post [Editress’ Note: If you are as disgusted with Rush Limbaugh’s comments as we are, boycott his sponsors and help send him a message!] Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh drew sharp criticism from Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) and others on Wednesday when he called Sandra Fluke, a … Continue reading

Obama Has It Right On Birth Control

via Rachel Marsden, Chicago Tribune Rachel Marsden is a columnist, political strategist and former Fox News host. I can’t believe that I actually agree with something President Barack Obama has done. Granted, I’m one of those conservatives who has never subscribed to the full-meal-deal checklist, preferring to critically consider whether each of my positions is … Continue reading

House Democrats Walk Out Of One-Sided Hearing On Contraception, Calling It An ‘Autocratic Regime’

via Amanda Terkel and Laura Bassett, The Huffington Post Three Democrats walked out of a House Oversight and Government Reform hearing on religious liberty and the birth control rule on Thursday to protest Chairman Darrell Issa’s (R-Calif.) refusal to allow a progressive woman to testify in favor of the Obama administration’s contraception rule. The morning … Continue reading

Obama Administration Approves Rule That Guarantees Near-Universal Contraceptive Coverage

via Jessica Arons, ThinkProgress Yesterday, in a huge victory for women’s health, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced that most employers will be required to cover contraception in their health plans, along with other preventive services, with no cost-sharing such as co-pays or deductibles. This means that after years of trying to get … Continue reading

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