Tag Archives: Obamacare

Missouri lawmaker sues to deny his daughters birth control access

TweetMissouri lawmaker Paul Joseph Wieland has brought one of the many cases against Obamacare’s contraceptive coverage benefit. But he’s not doing so in his capacity as a state representative. Nope, he’s doing it as a concerned overbearing father. Irin Carmon reports: One Missouri lawmaker has taken the fight against birth control coverage to a new and [...]
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Hobby Lobby’s retirement plan invests in contraception companies

TweetYup, that Hobby Lobby. The company that’s taken their “deeply held” religious objection to contraception all the way to the Supreme Court. The company that thinks allowing their employees to get coverage for certain types of birth control through their insurance plans–plans, mind you, that the employees pay the premium on–amounts to subsidizing immorality. The company [...]
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American women like birth control, don’t think companies have right to trample on people’s freedoms

Tweet As the Supreme Court takes up the challenges to Obamacare’s contraception coverage mandate today, here are a few more numbers to add to this infographic from Ultraviolet. According to a new poll conducted on behalf of a few reproductive rights organizations, 68 percent of female voters firmly reject Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood’s argument, saying companies shouldn’t be [...]
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Watch live: #NotMyBossBusiness Pre-Rally Google Hangout

TweetTomorrow, the Supreme Court is taking up two challenges to Obamacare’s contraception coverage mandate. Basically, the court will decide whether your birth control is your boss’s business. So it’s a pretty big deal. Activists are gathering in front of the SCOTUS tomorrow to show their support for birth control coverage. If you can’t make the IRL rally, [...]
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The Wednesday Weigh-In: What’s your favorite right-wing argument against birth control coverage?

TweetDoes your boss have the right to dictate what kind of medical treatment you get? That’s the big question the Supreme Court is considering next week, when it takes up two of the lawsuits brought by private companies against Obamacare’s contraception mandate. (Religious institutions, you’ll remember, already have an exemption.) Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood [...]
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