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The Vatican Has Awakened a Sleeping Giant: Nuns Fighting to Protect the Poor

Tweet   A SYTYCB entry Back in April the Vatican accused the largest group of nuns, who are a part of The Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR) of promoting “radical feminist themes” incompatible with the Catholic “faith”, “corporate dissent” and going against the teaching of the church, like supporting abortion, birth control, same-sex-relationships and women [...]
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Seriously? Contraceptives?

TweetThe recent uproar about women’s rights and healthcare makes me feel like I am back in the 1950’s. Birth control is a non-controversial issue, or at least it was until Newt Gingrich, in early February, latched on to the fact that the Obama administration had mandated that birth control be covered at no co-pay as [...]
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Why the Contraception Mandate Matters

TweetBy “Dara” Lately the water cooler conversations at my religiously affiliated nonprofit social service agency have been focused on trying to understand the new HHS contraceptive mandate. My younger, female coworkers and enlightened male coworkers are giddy with anticipation. For as long as any of us have been working here, we haven’t been able to [...]
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Modified Birth Control Rule Should End Controversy (But It Probably Won’t)

TweetBy Alicia Gay, ACLU Today’s announcement from President Obama that his administration will modify its policy on contraception insurance coverage to allow religiously affiliated organizations to opt out of paying for contraceptive coverage and instead have insurance companies directly provide coverage should end the recent storm of controversy surrounding the birth control rule. The administration’s [...]
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Critics Get It Wrong on Contraceptive Coverage

Opponents of the recent contraceptive coverage announcement by the Department of Health & Human Services are trying to twist this major advance on contraception into a fight about abortion.
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