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Supreme Court: Corporations can hold religious objections to contraceptive coverage

Monday, June 30, 2014
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WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court ruled Monday that some corporations can hold religious objections that allow them to opt out of the new health law requirement that they cover contraceptives for women. The justices’ 5-4 decision is the first time that the high court has ruled that profit-seeking businesses can hold religious views under federal law.

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Teen medical ban could threaten gay youth, say advocates

Wednesday, May 8, 2013
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RALEIGH, N.C. — A bill restricting teenagers’ access to medical and mental health care initially scheduled to be voted on in the North Carolina House of Representatives on Wednesday was taken off the calendar and sent back to the Judiciary Committee.

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Utah legislature approves bill to ban discussion of homosexuality, contraception in schools

Thursday, March 8, 2012
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SALT LAKE CITY -- Utah's Republican dominated legislature on Tuesday passed a measure that makes teaching sex education optional for the state's schools, and prohibits any instruction about homosexuality or the use of contraception.

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