Content Tagged 'birth control'

Protest At Jessamine County Hobby Lobby
Protesters and one supporter gathered outside a Hobby Lobby in Brannon Crossing on Thursday afternoon to speak out about the U.S. Supreme Court's decision this week allowing some businesses to opt out of birth control coverage for employees that's required by the Affordable Care Act, for religious reasons. Video Video
Green family, Hobby Lobby, connected for 40 years
Monday's Supreme Court ruling that the Hobby Lobby crafts store chain does not have to provide all forms of birth control marks the first time the high court has said some businesses can hold religious views under federal law.
Women's groups blast Supreme Court ruling on birth control
Leaders of women's groups are denouncing Monday's Supreme Court decision on contraceptive coverage, and they are pointing out the fact that the ruling came from five male justices.
Iran lawmakers approve birth-control surgeries ban
An Iranian semi-official news agency is reporting that lawmakers have approved a bill criminalizing performing birth-control surgeries, amid a drop in the country's population.
Long-Term Birth Control Options That Are Highly Effective
There are many options when it comes to birth control, but intra-uterine devices, or IUD's, and injectables are gaining in popularity. Video Video
Gov't can't force employers to cover birth control, Supreme Court says
The Obama administration is going to have to find another way to make sure that women get health care coverage that covers birth control contraceptives. The Supreme Court on Monday ruled that some corporations can sidestep the mandate.
New warning labels coming to some birth control methods?
You could soon see new warning labels on some birth control methods. Video Video
Teen Pregnancy Rate Lowest In Decades
The teen pregnancy rate in the United States has hit a historic low. A new report by the National Center for Health Statistics finds the number of teen pregnancies dropping 40 percent between 1990 and 2008. Video Video
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