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Hobby Lobby Tests Birth-Control Coverage Mandate

In the most prominent challenge of its kind, Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. asked a federal appeals court Thursday for an exemption from part of the federal health care law that requires it to offer employees health coverage that includes access to the morning-after pill.

05/23/2013

Voting booths (Photo by Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images)

Opinion: Single-Issue Voting Is Wrong In These Multi-Issue Times

Consider 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.

10/31/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

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.

10/17/2012

Mitt Romney told supporters that his Massachusetts state health care is better than Obamacare. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

CU Professor Says Republicans In Peril Over Women’s Vote

A nation at war, crippling joblessness and a looming budget standoff that could wreck the economy have been overshadowed in recent days by an issue that polls show doesn’t even crack voters’ lists of top 10 concerns: abortion.

08/27/2012

U.S. Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO) (Photo credit: akin.org)

Opinion: Akin’s Position On Rape And Abortion Is The GOP Platform

The 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.

08/21/2012

U.S. Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO) (Photo credit: akin.org)

Opinion: Despite Denials Akin’s Comments Are Part GOP War On Women

Congressman 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.

08/20/2012

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Judge Sides With Colorado Company That Opposes Contraception

A judge has sided with a Colorado company whose owners oppose contraception and blocked a federal mandate that the company’s health insurance for employees include birth control coverage.

07/30/2012

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Colorado Employer Wins Early Round On Birth Control

A federal judge issued a preliminary injunction Friday barring penalties – for now – against a Colorado business whose health coverage for employees doesn’t cover birth control.

07/27/2012

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Longer-Lasting Birth Control Options More Reliable

A new birth control study shows that longer-lasting options are much more reliable. An IUD or implant is 20 percent more effective at preventing pregnancy than birth control pills, the patch or ring.

05/23/2012

Sandra Fluke with Rep. Diana DeGette (D) Colorado on Friday. (credit: CBS)

Woman Called A ‘Slut’ By Rush Limbaugh Brings Message To Colorado

A verbal assault by conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh thrust her into the national stage. Friday, Sandra Fluke brought her health care message to Colorado.

03/23/2012

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