Emergency contraception

This June 24, 2014, file photo shows Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada on his way to speak to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

Democrats to try to override contraception ruling

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats say they will advance legislation to override the Supreme Court’s recent ruling allowing some companies with religious objections to avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Barack Obama’s health care law. […]

07/08/2014

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Court: Girls can buy morning-after pill, for now

NEW YORK (AP) — Girls of any age can buy generic versions of emergency contraception without a prescription while the federal government appeals a judge’s ruling allowing the sales, according to a ruling Wednesday by […]

06/05/2013

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US government files morning-after pill appeal

NEW YORK (AP) — The Obama administration on Monday filed a last-second appeal to delay the sale of the morning-after contraceptive pill to girls of any age without a prescription. U.S. District Judge Edward Korman […]

05/13/2013

Hobby Lobby store

Attorney: Hobby Lobby won’t offer morning-after pill

WASHINGTON (AP) — An attorney for Hobby Lobby Stores says the arts and crafts chain won’t provide the morning-after and week-after pills in its employee insurance plan when the health care mandate takes effect Jan. 1.

12/27/2012

Feds want judge to deny Hobby Lobby morning-after case

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – The federal government is urging a federal judge to deny a Hobby Lobby Stores request to block enforcement of a new health care law that requires employers to cover insurance costs […]

10/25/2012

Morning-after pills available at 13 NYC schools

NEW YORK (AP) – The New York City Department of Education is making the morning-after-pill available to high school girls at 13 public schools. The DOE says girls as young as 14 will be able […]

09/24/2012