Critics say Trump birth control rule ignores science
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Critics say Trump birth control rule ignores science

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration’s new birth control rule is raising questions among some doctors and researchers, who say it overlooks known benefits of contraception while selectively citing data that raise doubts about effectiveness and safety. “This rule is listing things that are not scientifically validated, and in some cases things that are wrong, … Continue reading

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Nonprofits seek Supreme Court review of contraceptives case
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Nonprofits seek Supreme Court review of contraceptives case

WASHINGTON (AP) — Religion, birth control and President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul are about to collide at the Supreme Court yet again. Faith-affiliated charities, colleges and hospitals that oppose some or all contraception as immoral are battling the administration over rules that allow them to opt out of covering the contraceptives for women that … Continue reading

Judge sides with anti-abortion group in birth control case
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Judge sides with anti-abortion group in birth control case

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Monday sided with an anti-abortion group that challenged a key birth control provision of the Obama administration’s health care overhaul. March for Life sued the Obama administration last year over a requirement that health insurers cover the cost of contraceptive services. The organization said the requirement violated its … Continue reading