- $14M awarded in suit linking contraceptive, stroke Updated: Apr-19-14 11:14 am
- Judge: ACLU may file in birth-control lawsuit Updated: Apr-18-14 7:04 am
- Christian broadcaster wins health care injunction Updated: Apr-17-14 9:22 pm
- SC bills could outlaw abortion, most contraception Updated: Apr-10-14 6:39 pm
- Philippine court rules family planning law legal Updated: Apr-08-14 5:19 am
- Wyoming Catholic College opposes mandate Updated: Apr-03-14 1:22 pm
- Hobby Lobby 401(k) invests in birth control makers Updated: Apr-02-14 5:01 pm
- Okla. House panel passes morning-after pill limits Updated: Apr-01-14 7:11 pm
- Court rejects new cases on birth control coverage Updated: Mar-31-14 9:47 am
- Vatican: Obama talks included birth control Updated: Mar-27-14 10:31 am
- Ga. Catholic groups win fight over contraception Updated: Mar-26-14 6:47 pm
- Oklahoma officials express support for Hobby Lobby Updated: Mar-25-14 7:40 pm
- Craft protest in Denver marks birth control case Updated: Mar-25-14 3:38 pm
- Lincoln bishop reaffirms birth control prohibition Updated: Mar-25-14 9:23 am
- University's birth control research challenged Updated: Mar-24-14 11:35 am
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- Sex education policy yielding positive benefits Updated: Mar-23-14 12:08 pm
CHICAGO - A jury has awarded $14 million to a suburban Chicago woman who sued her doctor over a debilitating stroke she suffered after taking the birth control drug Yasmin.
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - A federal judge has allowed the American Civil Liberties Union to file a "friend of the court" brief in a lawsuit filed by Roman Catholic organizations in Wyoming.
DENVER - Christian radio broadcaster James Dobson has won a temporary injunction preventing the federal government from requiring his ministry to include the morning-after pill and other emergency contraception in its health insurance.
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - A state Senate panel advanced legislation Thursday that opponents warn could outlaw abortion and emergency contraception in South Carolina. The panel also took testimony on a separate bill that would outlaw all abortions and most contraception by giving legal rights to fertilized eggs.
MANILA, Philippines - The Philippine Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that a family planning law is constitutional, allowing the government to provide reproductive health care services primarily to the country's poor despite strong opposition to the law from the Roman Catholic Church.
CASPER, Wyoming - Wyoming Catholic College is temporarily exempt from providing contraceptive coverage in its employee health plans while it fights the mandate in court, according to officials with the college in Lander.
WASHINGTON - The company leading the legal challenge against birth control coverage under the new health care law offers its workers a retirement plan that includes investments in companies making contraceptive and abortion drugs.
OKLAHOMA CITY - Legislation requiring anyone under 17 to have a prescription to purchase the so-called morning-after pill got approval from an Oklahoma House committee Tuesday, in spite of concerns by opponents that it could lead to more unwanted pregnancies, especially among teenagers.
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court has turned away an early look at a challenge by religiously affiliated not-for-profit groups to the new health care law's provision on birth control coverage.
VATICAN CITY - The Vatican says the Catholic Church's objection to a contraception requirement under the Affordable Care Act was raised during President Barack Obama's visit.
ATLANTA - A federal judge in Atlanta on Wednesday ruled that certain nonprofit organizations in Georgia affiliated with the Catholic Church are not subject to a contraception mandate included in the president's health care law.
OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma officials expressed support Tuesday for Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. as attorneys argued before the U.S. Supreme Court over the federal health care law's mandate that employers offer emergency contraceptives like the morning-after pill.
DENVER - A group of Denver supporters of the federal birth control employer mandate took out their arts and crafts supplies to protest Attorney General John Suthers' involvement in the Hobby Lobby case.
LINCOLN, Nebraska - The bishop of the Lincoln Catholic Diocese has issued a letter reminding the diocese's nearly 98,000 members that the church stance has not changed over the millennia: The use of contraceptives is forbidden.
ST. LOUIS - A Washington University research project that provides free birth control to the poor and uninsured is under scrutiny for its off-label use of a contraceptive insert.
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CLARKSDALE, Mississippi - A little more than a year has passed since the adoption of an abstinence-plus policy in all three Coahoma County school districts, and teachers and students who have participated in the program, say they are seeing benefits.