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Vatican: Many Catholics ignore teachings on sex

...Catholics reject its teachings on sex and contraception as intrusive and irrelevant and officials...teaching on sexuality, homosexuality, contraception, marriage and divorce.Thousands...Vatican's key document banning artificial contraception, the 1968 encyclical Humanae Vitae...
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Plan ahead for contraception

...her bringing attention to emergency contraception, a birth control option that has great...the demand for abortion. Emergency contraception, often called "the morning-after...RU-486 or the abortion pill. Emergency contraception is a high-dose birth control pill...
Cover contraception

...Viagra than FDA-approved prescription contraception. What irony, that our government...prescriptions for men, yet refuses to fund contraception. Furthermore, legislation prevents...insanity. Make insurance coverage of contraception a priority. J.J. Vollenweider Juneau
Organization's focus on contraception

Planned Parenthood is about contraception, not abortion. Contraception curtails the issue of abortion. The organization was developed to assist women, who tend to be the ones responsible for child rearing, options as it pertains to having or...
Free contraception mandate violates religious, economic liberties

...religious institutions, such as religious schools and hospitals, to include abortion-inducing drugs, sterilization and contraception in their insurance policies for employees. That is a mandate that violates the deeply held religious beliefs of many...
Court: Girls of any age can buy morning-after pill for now

...can buy generic versions of emergency contraception without prescriptions while the federal...permitted two-pill versions of emergency contraception to immediately be sold without restrictions...unnecessary restrictions to get emergency contraception," she said in a statement.The center's...
IHS expands access to Plan B for Native women

...Native American women seeking emergency contraception at Indian Health Services facilities...issue a written policy on emergency contraception."A verbal directive can be rescinded...lifted all age limits on the emergency contraception after months of back-and-forth...
Senator says access to birth control not a problem

...senator says he doesn't think access to contraception is a problem in Alaska.In a floor...could be reduced by improving access to contraception.The issue of the state providing...Sen. Berta Gardner said access to contraception isn't the same everywhere.
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Pope criticizes church emphasis on abortion, gays

...discussing divisive social issues of abortion, gays and contraception.The pope's remarkably blunt message six months into...Francis hasn't hammered home church teaching on abortion, contraception and homosexuality - areas of the culture wars where U...
Letter to the Editor: Lawmakers have chance to combat sexual violence

...reproductive care travel through the Alaska House, Senate and eventually to the governor's desk. When issues like abortion, contraception and sexual education become highly politicized, Alaskans lose out on critical care. It is my hope that lawmakers this...


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