Birth Control

Birth Control Referendum On Illinois Ballot Stirs ControversyWhen you go to the polls between now and Tuesday, you'll see on the ballot a question asking if any insurance plan that has prescription drug coverage should be required to cover prescription birth control.
Quinn Approves Birth Control Question On November BallotA November ballot question that will ask voters if they think prescription drug coverage plans should be required to include birth control has been signed by Governor Pat Quinn.
Supreme Court Decision On Employers, Contraceptives Divides ChicagoansOne side calls it a victory for religious freedom -- the other, a setback for women's rights. CBS 2's Derrick Blakley reports.
NU Scientist Creates New Birth Control That Could Protect Women From STIsImagine a birth control device that could also protect women against sexually transmitted diseases, including AIDS. A Northwestern scientist didn't just imagine it, he created it.
Women Report Complications From Birth Control Device It's supposed to be an easy way to avoid pregnancy. A tiny device. A permanent solution.
Woman Takes On Birth Control Maker After Getting StrokeNow the 23-year-old hopes her ordeal serves as a warning for others, reports CBS 2’s Chris Martinez.
Lawmakers Approve Required Birth Control Lessons In Sex Ed ClassesState lawmakers have passed legislation that would mandate schools that teach sex education in Illinois also would have to give students information about birth control.
Durbin Confident In Birth Control CompromiseThe proposed federal rule would put the onus on health insurance companies to provide birth control to female employees of religious institutions.
Peoria Bishop: Voting For Pro-Choice Candidates A 'Grave Sin' An Illinois bishop has ordered priests in his diocese to read a letter from the pulpit this weekend critical of President Barack Obama and Senate Democrats.
Opinion: Akin's Position On Rape And Abortion Is The GOP PlatformThe 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.
Opinion: Despite Denials Akin's Comments Are Part GOP War On WomenCongressman 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.
Wheaton College Joins Lawsuit Against Obama Birth Control MandateWheaton College on Wednesday joined Catholic University of America in filing a lawsuit challenging the Obama administration’s requirement that employers, except for churches, provide insurance that covers birth control services.
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