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U.S. Supreme Exempts Businesses From Contraception Mandate

A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that some companies with religious objections can avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Obama’s health care overhaul, the first time the high court has declared that businesses can hold religious views under federal law.



Supreme Rules Certain Companies Can Refuse To Cover Birth Control

“I definitely think it’s a blow to women’s health…”

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/30/2014


Cornerstone University Wants To ‘Opt Out’ Of Birth Control Provision Citing Religious Status

Cornerstone University calls itself a “religious higher education institution ” and believes it should be exempt.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/25/2013

UM Dorm Machines Sell Condoms Alongside Snacks

The 2013-14 is the first full school year with condom-stocked machines in campus dorms

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/22/2013

A package of Plan B contraceptive is displayed. (Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Do Over-The-Counter Sales Of Morning-After Pill Violate Michigan Law?

The morning-after pill will now be available to girls as young as 15, and it’ll be placed on store shelves instead of behind the pharmacy counter. But do these new regulations conflict with Michigan law?

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/01/2013

Monaghan Sues Feds: Labels Birth Control As “Gravely Immoral”

Tom Monaghan, a devout Roman Catholic, says contraception is not health care and instead is a “gravely immoral” practice.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/15/2012

Weingartz Supply Co. Wins Round In Health Law Dispute

A Detroit-area company challenging the federal health care law’s mandated contraception coverage won an early round in its lawsuit against the Obama administration.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/03/2012

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Opinion: Akin’s Position On Rape And Abortion Is The GOP Platform

The 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.


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Opinion: Despite Denials Akin’s Comments Are Part GOP War On Women

Congressman 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.



Michigan Catholics Sue Over Birth Control Mandate

The Michigan Catholic Conference is suing Obama administration officials over the mandate requiring most employers to cover birth control.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/21/2012