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Ohio Democrats Introduce Birth Control Bill

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8:23AM
July
23, 2014

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.

Closely Held Companies Can Refuse To Cover Contraception, Supreme Court Says

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Customers enter a Hobby Lobby store in Antioch, Calif., this past spring. The Supreme Court is ruling on the crafts store chain's resistance to portions of the Affordable Care Act. The store's owners cite their religious freedom.
11:13AM
June
30, 2014

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.

Bill Would Ban State Health Plans From Covering Some Birth Control

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Democratic State Representative John Carney says the proposal shows how "out of touch" some state lawmakers are.
9:01AM
June
6, 2014

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.

Xavier University To End Insurance Coverage For Birth Control

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The president of the Catholic university 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.
8:16AM
April
3, 2012

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 Joins Lawsuit Over Birth Control Mandate

7:33AM
February
24, 2012

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.

Ohio Churches Denounce Birth Control Mandate

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Catholic churches around Ohio say they will not obey with a mandate to offer free birth control to employees of many church-owned institutions. The mandate covers hospitals, universities, and other institutions whose purpose is not expressly religious.
8:26AM
January
30, 2012

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.

Should Churches Have To Comply With Birth Control Mandate?

Posted: January 30, 2012

The Catholic Church is protesting a mandate for some institutions to offer free birth control to employees.