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Members of Mitt Romney’s social conservative steering committee in Florida were announced Monday, and the list includes prominent anti-gay rights and anti-abortion activists.
In an effort to move forward with a legislature-approved controversial elections law overhaul, the state of Florida has filed a complaint challenging sections of the Voting Rights Act.
Eighteen Catholic colleges from around the country have asked the Obama administration to repeal a recent decision to include birth control in a list of preventative health care services.
U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, is criticizing fellow Florida U.S. Rep. Cliff Stearns’ recently launched investigation into Planned Parenthood.
U.S. House Republicans, led by Florida’s Cliff Stearns, are moving forward with a new investigation of Planned Parenthood that Democrats have characterized as an ideological pursuit.
According to analysis by the National Women’s Law Center of the 2010 Census information, “record numbers of women were living in poverty — and extreme poverty” in 2010.
Anti-abortion advocates are touting a European study that links abortions to poor behavioral health. While other studies have disputed such a link between abortion and mental health, the finding remains a common claim used by those who generally oppose abortion to dissuade women considering the medical procedure.
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops recently released a 35-page comment to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services claiming the agency’s recent decision to include birth control in its list of preventative care services violates the First Amendment’s religion clause.
The Republican Governors Public Policy Committee released a report a Medicaid outlining cost-saving measures that include a proposal for the federal government to pay for the medical care of undocumented immigrants.
A group of Catholic physicians launched an online campaign to force U.S. HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and the Obama administration “to immediately withdraw all references to contraception and contraception counseling from the ‘Guidelines for Women’s Preventive Services’ under the Affordable Care Act.”