Tag Archive for birth control

The “Dirty 100”

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These companies, in addition to the more well-known Hobby Lobby and Eden Foods, have filed suits to be exempt from the birth control coverage mandate, because their beliefs preclude others – especially women – having their own beliefs, especially about reproductive choices. They are: American Family Association American MFG Co American Pulverizer Co Annex Medical…

SCOTUS Hobby Lobby Decision Blurs Church & State Line

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Monday June 30, 2014, the Supreme Court of the United States published its decision in the Burwell v. Hobby Lobby case. Hobby Lobby craft stores had petitioned the court to be exempt from having to cover contraception in the insurance they offered employees. The suit claimed this mandate by the government in the implementation of…

Reproductive Justice

NOW supports Roe v. Wade, Medicaid coverage of abortions, Funding for comprehensive family planning, and school-based health clinic/distribution of condoms, and full, medically-accurate access to sex education and all contraceptive information. NOW opposes all restrictions on abortion including the Pennsylvania Abortion Control Act, waiting periods, spousal notification, parental accompaniment/notification, or any restrictions on young women’s…