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Posts Tagged ‘ Women’s health ’

SCOTUS Sends Contraceptive Mandate Back To Lower Court [VIDEO]

16/05/2016

The Supreme Court will not decide on a case involving the Affordable Care Act’s contraceptive mandate, instead sending it back to the lower courts, the judicial body announced Monday. Religiously affiliated non-profit groups brought the challenge to the high court, but the justices unanimously ruled against hearing the case. The decision was likely impacted...
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Ted Cruz: There’s No ‘War On Women’ Because We Don’t Have A Condom Shortage

01/12/2015

Ted Cruz accused Democrats of creating a phony “war on women” based on claims that Republicans party wants to restrict access to birth control. “The last I checked, we don’t have a rubber shortage in America,” the GOP presidential candidate said during a town hall here, responding to a question about the availability of...
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[VIDEO] Michigan’s ‘Rape Insurance’ Law Limiting Abortion Coverage Takes Effect

13/03/2014

Rachel Maddow was dismayed on Wednesday by new Michigan legislation that opponents call the “rape insurance” law. The legislation, passed in December, makes it illegal for insurance plans to cover abortion. Instead, women now have to purchase riders to their insurance in order to obtain coverage for abortion services. The law goes into effect...
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Huckabee: Democrats think women can’t control their libido – Video

27/01/2014

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee said on Thursday that Republicans need to push harder to win the votes of women. In turn, he criticized Democrats, saying they tell women that they are “helpless without Uncle Sugar coming in and providing them for them a prescription each month for birth control because they cannot control...
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Octomom Faces Welfare Fraud Charges

14/01/2014

After a foray into pornography and a stint in rehab Octomom Nadya Suleman’s next stop may be jail. Los Angeles County prosecutors charged Suleman with welfare fraud for failing to report nearly $30,000 in income while still applying for public assistance. She faces one count of perjury and two counts of perjury by false...
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Texas Gov. Perry Calls 2nd Special Session On Abortion

26/06/2013

Texas Gov. Rick Perry is calling for the Texas Legislature to meet in a second special session to pass a bill that would add restrictions on abortion. The first effort to pass the bill died overnight after Democratic Sen. Wendy Davis’ 12-hour filibuster effort and disruptions during Senate proceedings as the session closed. The...
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US House Passes Ban On Abortions After 20 Weeks Of Pregnancy

19/06/2013

The Republican-led House passed a far-reaching anti-abortion bill that would restrict almost all abortions to the first 20 weeks after conception. It mirrors 20-week abortion ban laws passed by some states, and lays further groundwork for the ongoing legal battle that abortion foes hope will eventually result in forcing the Supreme Court to reconsider...
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