U.S. Supreme Exempts Businesses From Contraception MandateA divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that some companies with religious objections can avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Obama's health care overhaul, the first time the high court has declared that businesses can hold religious views under federal law.
Federal Government To Comply With Order Allowing Morning After Pill For All AgesThe federal government on Monday told a judge in Brooklyn that it will reverse course, and take steps to comply with his order to allow girls of any age to buy emergency contraception without prescriptions.
Opinion: Single-Issue Voting Is Wrong In These Multi-Issue TimesConsider the economy, the job market, the recent horrendous occurrences in the Middle East before voting for a person because of his race, his social-issue promises, or any other rather selfish reasons.
CBS Local Presidential Forum: Obama/Romney: Appealing To Women Voters!With this grueling presidential contest heading into the final days, President Barack Obama and former Mass. Gov Mitt Romney are getting in touch with their softer side as polls show women voters could be the ones to determine the outcome.
Opinion: Akin's Position On Rape And Abortion Is The GOP PlatformThe basic fact is that Romney, Ryan and Republican's are uncomfortable with a few of the words Congressman Akin used. They are not, however, uncomfortable with the policy position he was expressing. The record shows that they march in lockstep with Congressman Akin.
Opinion: Despite Denials Akin's Comments Are Part GOP War On WomenCongressman Akin's comments are unconscionable and while Congressman Akin owns the words that came from his mouth, the sentiment and his policy goals are shared by both Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan, despite their statements today.
Archdiocese Of New York, Other Catholic Institutions Sue Obama Over Birth Control Mandate The legal salvos have been fired by Catholic institutions across the country. Cardinal Dolan, the President of the U.S. Conference of Bishops, said the plan to force most employers to provide birth control coverage is just not acceptable.
Christie Addresses Teachers' Union Criticism, Contraception Controversy At Town HallChristie said it may be time to call a truce in the war of words between him and New Jersey's teachers' union. But the call came after the governor leveled some pointed criticism at the union.
Senate Rejects Effort To Reverse Obama Birth Control Policy; Republican: 'This Is Tyranny'Democrats argued they were protecting women's rights. Republicans argued they were attempting to protect the First Amendment right to religious freedom. Both parties used the issue to rally their bases. The 51-48 vote was close, upholding Obamacare.
Female Senators Blast Contraception Hearing Featuring All Male Religious, Political FiguresThere were protests on Capitol Hill on Friday from female lawmakers about the all-male panel of witnesses called to testify about what they believe is the Obama administration's violation of religious freedom. The lawmakers said it’s a women's rights issue.
Cardinal-Designate Dolan: President Obama Needs To Stop 'Intruding Into Internal Life Of A Church'Cardinal-designate Timothy Dolan came to the South Bronx to bless a library, but he had no blessings -- just harsh words -- for President Barack Obama, who wants Catholic institutions to pay for birth control.
Catholic Leaders Blast White House's Take On Contraception Debate Negotiations Time FrameThe White House was on the run Tuesday as the controversy over requiring Catholic institutions to provide birth control to their employees erupted on the campaign trail.