contraception

Ralph's Thriftway in Olympia sued the state Pharmacy Board claiming it should be exempted from dispensing the Plan B emergency contraceptive because of the owner's religious objections. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Appeals Court Hears Washington Pharmacy’s Emergency Contraceptives Case

Ralph’s Thriftway in Olympia sued the state Pharmacy Board claiming it should be exempted from dispensing the Plan B emergency contraceptive because of the owner’s religious objections.

11/20/2014

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U.S. Supreme Exempts Businesses From Contraception Mandate

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.

07/02/2014

University of Washington researchers have developed a dissolving condom. (DIPTENDU DUTTA/AFP/Getty Images)

University Of Washington Researchers Develop Dissolving Condom

A new, discreet condom has been developed that prevents pregnancy and protects against sexually transmitted diseases by dissolving inside of the body and releasing preventative drugs after use.

12/10/2012

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

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

File photo of Plan B pill. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Federal Judge Rules State Cannot Force Pharmacies To Sell Plan B Pill

A federal judge says Washington state may not require pharmacies to sell Plan B or other emergency contraceptives in the face of religious objections by druggists.

02/22/2012

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