A new poll says half of Colorado voters support the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent ruling allowing some religiously oriented business to opt out of contraception coverage for their employees.
Senate Republicans on Wednesday blocked a bill aimed at restoring free contraception for women who get their health insurance from companies with religious objections, a legislative setback for Democrats that they hope will be a political winner in November’s elections.
Senator Mark Udall has introduced a bill in response to the ISupreme Court ruling on contraception. It’s getting support from some women’s rights groups.
A 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.
President Obama says a ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court will jeopardize women’s health. The high court ruled some for-profit companies don’t have to provide contraception coverage to their employees.
Some corporations can hold religious objections that allow them to opt out of the new health law requirement that they cover contraceptives for women, according to a U.S. Supreme Court ruling.
The U.S. Supreme Court has uphed a ruling from Denver, saying Hobby Lobby and another privately held companies do not have to pay for birth control.
Republican Senate candidate Cory Gardner made the suggestion after being criticized by Democrats on women’s rights.
Republican Rep. Cory Gardner says he’s changed his position and now opposes measures to grant a fertilized egg the same legal protections as a person.
A small group of Catholic nuns in Denver is taking on Washington and the Affordable Care Act.