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Critics decry decision to remove age limits for Plan B

Jun 11, 2013

By Adelaide Mena

Citing the health and wellbeing of young girls, critics slammed the Obama administration’s decision to allow children of any age... Read more

President Barack Obama delivers remarks at the 2013 Planned Parenthood National Conference April 26, 2013

Administration appeals judge's order on Plan B access

May 2, 2013

By Adelaide Mena

The Obama administration filed an appeal notice Wednesday to challenge a judge’s decision requiring that the morning-after pill be available... Read more

Kristan Hawkins, executive director of Students for Life of America and Anna Higgins, Director of the Family Research Council's Center for Human Dignity.

Wider morning-after pill access harms teens, opponents say

May 1, 2013

By Kevin J. Jones

Critics slammed the FDA’s decision to make the Plan B One-Step morning-after pill available without a prescription to teenagers as... Read more


Chile faces criticism for giving morning-after pill to minors

Apr 3, 2013

A new norm approved by Chile’s Ministry of Health has met with disapproval for allowing the morning-after pill to be... Read more

Pres Barack Obama with HHS Sec Kathleen Sebelius announce the contraceptive mandate at the White House, Jan. 12, 2012. Official White House Photo by Pete Souza.

Descendant of founding American files 50th mandate lawsuit

Mar 14, 2013

A Baptist small business owner whose ancestors fought religious persecution as founding Americans has filed the 50th lawsuit challenging the... Read more

US report shows increase in sexually-transmitted infections

Feb 23, 2013

New governmental reports on sexual behavior in America show significant rises in both sexually-transmitted infections and use of emergency contraception... Read more

Morning-after pills all have abortive potential, doctor says

Feb 22, 2013

The reasoning offered by the German Catholic bishops for allowing the morning-after pill in rape cases is being faulted for... Read more

Cardinal Joachim Meisner of Cologne, Germany. CNA file photo.

Doctor says Cardinal Meisner's contraception statement was manipulated

Feb 7, 2013

News stories declaring that Cardinal Meisner will allow the “morning-after” pill for rape victims were the result of his words... Read more


Doctor says Colombian coverage of abortion drug harms women

Jan 31, 2013

An official leading the Colombian bishops’ pro-life efforts expressed regret over a recent decision to continue covering a drug used... Read more