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Victory For Women’s Lives, Health and Safety

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Today the Supreme Court handed down a victory for Women’s Rights. In Whole Women’s Health vs Hellerstedt, the most significant abortion rights case since Planned Parenthood vs Casey, the Court decided in favor Whole Women’s Hear, striking down two provisions of H.R. 2. The first required all on abortion clinics in the state meet the…

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…