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Pope extols America's founding ideals

...get dragged into domestic culture wars, the pope did not mention gay marriage, abortion or government-mandated birth control coverage by name, speaking of threats to religious liberty in broader, more global terms.He decried "a world where...
Nation and World
Vatican observers question clerk's visit with pope

...Sisters of the Poor, a religious order that, along with dozens of dioceses, is suing President Barack Obama over the birth control requirement in the Affordable Care Act, arguing that an exemption for religious objectors is too narrow.Both meetings...
Nation and World
Change of tune outside Planned Parenthood

...choice and to be supported," Nash said. "Planned Parenthood has always been there for me in a variety of ways from birth control to support with questions."Juneau's Planned Parenthood staff is not unfamiliar with rallies outside their office...
Planned Parenthood brings services to your smartphone

...can consult a clinician and get birth control mailed anywhere in Alaska...available in Alaska is providing birth control, but Planned Parenthood is working...available for video visits. A birth control consultation won't take long...
GOP leaders seek to avert shutdown over Planned Parenthood

...should it come to a vote in the Senate, and Obama has promised a veto regardless.The organization, which provides birth control, abortions and various women's health services, says it's done nothing wrong."If you're pro-life, the...
Nation and World
My Turn: Murkowski's Planned Parenthood vote lets down women - again

...Murkowski disappointed Alaska women was in March 2012, when she voted for a controversial restriction on access to birth control called the Blunt Amendment. The amendment would have allowed any employer to refuse to cover contraception or any...
Senate races: Dems decry birth control plan

...pitch to sell select forms of birth control over the counter is "a cynical...endorsed over-the-counter birth control pills: Colorado, North Carolina...banned stem cell research, some birth control methods and abortion.Gardner...
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Free birth control cuts teen pregnancy, abortions

Giving teens free birth control encourages them to use long-acting...less reliable methods such as birth control pills or condoms. Nearly three-fourths...society" to offer free, effective birth control, Ott said.One study participant...
Center at JDHS looks at offering birth control

Dispensing birth control methods at the Juneau Teen get to other agencies that offer birth control. The board's discussion was prompted...SEARHC clinics to pick up prescribed birth control methods. "I personally do not want...
My Turn: Hobby Lobby decision should outrage Alaskans

...limiting a woman's access to birth control.In late June, a narrow majority...receive health insurance coverage of birth control of her choice without dictate family planning and birth control options for Alaska women. This...


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