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ATLANTA (AP) — A new U.S. government study suggests a lot of teenage girls are clueless about their chances of getting pregnant. In a survey of thousands of teenage mothers who had unintended pregnancies, about a third said they didn't use birth...
South Bend TribuneArea Catholic colleges and other religious-based employers are considering their options in the wake of a federal order that they must provide birth-control coverage to women employees by Aug. 1, 2013. The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana Senate committee on Wednesday approved a proposal to tighten laws on how women can receive the so-called abortion pill even though doctors testified that the measure mandates prescription of a more dangerous higher...
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WSBT-TV ReporterSOUTH BEND – President Obama announced a health insurance reform plan at midday Friday to appease Catholic church and religious-affiliated employers opposed to birth control use. Local religious leaders said the president's resolution is a step in...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The government is considering whether it's OK for young teenagers to buy emergency contraception without a prescription. Teva Pharmaceuticals wants its Plan B morning-after pill to become the first truly over-the-counter form of...
MISHAWAKA – The controversial Plan B or "morning-After pill" as it's called will not be moved to drug store shelves after all. The FDA was planning on approving changes to the way the pill was sold with allowing girls under 17 to buy it without...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A federal agency panel in Chicago will reconsider whether Indiana violated federal law when it decided to cut off Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers. Solicitor General Tom Fisher on Thursday...
The compromise announced Friday by the Obama administration on birth control as part of health care seems reasonable to me (point of clarity, I am Catholic), but in this political season, reason doesn’t seem to be a top priority. Before the change,...
Associated Press White House CorrespondentWASHINGTON (AP) — A person familiar with the decision says President Barack Obama will announce a plan to accommodate religious employers outraged by a rule that would require them to cover birth control for women free of charge. Obama is...
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Spokane police have served Planned Parenthood with a search warrant for an aborted fetus in hopes of proving a child rape case through the use of DNA. KREM-TV reports (http://bit.ly/ntdYBZ ) that a 15-year-old girl reported...
Tags: Social Issues, Human Body, DNA, Planned Parenthood
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican-led House panel is investigating whether Planned Parenthood is improperly spending public money on abortions. The Energy and Commerce's investigations subcommittee has asked the group, to hand over more than a decade'...
Religious institution or not? Notre Dame's president, Fr. John Jenkins, is asking the government for a better definition. It all has to do with the federal healthcare overhaul, which requires colleges and universities to provide birth control for staff...
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