Indiana-based artist Tasha Lewis transforms the Conservatory’s gallery with thousands of magnetic cyanotype butterflies printed on cotton fabric. Her blue butterflies hover in mid-air and seem to swarm the space, blurring the connection between the natural and artificial worlds.
Democrats in the Ohio Legislature are introducing a bill that they say would require employer-provided health care plans that cover prescription drugs to cover contraceptives under the same terms without charging a co-pay.
The case, Burwell vs. Hobby Lobby, is perhaps the most important decision of the term. It centers on the Affordable Care Act’s guarantee of no-cost prescription contraception.
There’s a bill under consideration in the Ohio legislature that would ban the health care plans for state employees from covering many birth control pills and inner-uterine devices.
The president of the Catholic university in Cincinnati says the decision was prompted by national debate over a provision in President Barack Obama’s health care law that requires insurers to provide such coverage.
Ohio is joining six other states in filing a legal challenge to a mandate for church-owned institutions to offer insurance coverage for birth control.
Catholic churches around the state are criticizing the federal government’s decision to require many church-operated institutions to offer employees access to free birth control.
The Catholic Church is protesting a mandate for some institutions to offer free birth control to employees.