BY Amy Zimmerman
on Feb 01, 2013
Today, the Obama administration added another chapter to the Affordable Care Act saga. Under the newly proposed changes to the Act, non-profit organizations with religious affiliations will not have to pay for their employees’ contraception; instead, a health insurer will cover the cost of birth control, with no cost to the employee. The administration is responding to a series of lawsuits filed on behalf of religiously affiliated non-profits, who argued that since churches and synagogues aren’t legally required to cover contraceptive costs, they shouldn’t have to either. Read More
BY Jennifer Welsing
on Jan 29, 2013
It looks like ObamaCare will be heading to the Supreme Court again. Though the high court has found the Affordable Care Act to be constitutional, companies and institutions both big and small are taking issue with covering birth control.
The fierce backlash is in response to the section of the legislation that would have companies fully cover all "contraception methods and sterilization procedures" approved by the FDA. This includes the hotly debated "morning after pill", which some feel is just an "abortion pills=". Read More