Birth Control

Craft Store Fights No-Cost Birth-Control Policy

President Obama's win on November 6 means that implementation of the Affordable Care Act will continue. That includes one of our favorite provisions, the no-cost birth-control policy. Under this policy, all FDA-approved methods of contraception will be covered without a copay for newly issued insurance plans going forward.
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A George H.W. Bush Appointee Rules in Favor of Birth Control Mandate

In another legal victory for the Obama Administration, the birth control mandate has been ruled on and found that it does not violate religious freedom.
Justice Carol Jackson, Missouri, was appointed by President George H. W. Bush in 1992 has ruled on this issue brought to court by Frank O'Brien, the owner of O'Brien Industrial Holdings. He filed a lawsuit in March claiming that the Affordable Care Act, Obamacare violated his, first amendment right, freedom of religion by mandating that the health insurance company his company goes through cover employees' contraceptive use, according to Courthouse News Service.
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Ryan and Romney Agree on Personhood, Endorse Different Approaches

Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan are both apparently for personhood laws, belief that life begins when a sperm enters egg, which would ban some forms of birth control, as well as all abortion, even after rape or incest.
Paul Ryan co-sponsored federal personhood legislation that grants "all the legal and constitutional attributes and privileges" to fertilized eggs (or "zygotes").
Romney is also a supporter of personhood, but he has said he's against a federal personhood law, like the one Ryan co-sponsored.
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