Federal Appeals Court Frustratingly Blocks Contraceptive Mandate in Illinois Case

Even after Justice Sotomayor performed a holiday miracle by waving her gavel at a grey flannel sky and causing sundry forms of contraception to snow down onto every tax-exempt piece of Catholic real estate in the land (that's how pop-up books in the future will tell it, so you better get on board with the legend now),… »12/30/12 12:30pm12/30/12 12:30pm

Paul Ryan Promises to Undo Contraception Mandate, Be Awesome at Space Travel

As part of his ongoing effort to make sure that as few women vote for Mitt Romney as possible, Paul Ryan told the fine people of Orlando who'd spoiled their Saturdays by listening to Paul Ryan brag about how many times he'd ridden Tower of Terror that he would remove the Affordable Care Act's "contraception mandate",… »9/23/12 12:00pm9/23/12 12:00pm

Catholic University Drops Student Health Insurance Rather Than Pay for Birth Control

Franciscan University of Steubenville in Ohio has made the very interesting choice to stop offering health insurance coverage to its students come this fall rather than have to comply with the federal mandate that says its insurance plan must provide free contraception. The university said in a statement, »5/17/12 10:50am5/17/12 10:50am

Rick Santorum Goes Insane, Denies Ever Even Mentioning Contraception

Rick Santorum went on MSNBC's Morning Joe this morning where Joe Scarborough asked him if he regrets bringing the issue of contraception into his campaign. Rickles got flustered and turned pissy fast. He said, "I've never had any record or anything about talking about access to contraception." Umm. Not to cross you,… »3/19/12 11:55pm3/19/12 11:55pm