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  • Must there be a feminist frenzy at Super Bowl time every year?

    I'm beginning to wonder if there is a connection between the Super Bowl and heightened feminist frenzy. Last year, it was the Tebows' commercial celebrating life and the gift of children that had feminists all in a lather. This year it revolves around the...
  • O'Brien says Archdiocese of Baltimore won't offer birth control coverage

    O'Brien says Archdiocese of Baltimore won't offer birth control coverage
    Cardinal-designate Edwin F. O'Brien said in a strongly worded letter that the Archdiocese of Baltimore will not comply with federal law requiring churches to offer birth control coverage even it means dropping health insurance for its 3,500 employees....
  • Obama's birth-control compromise wins some support

    – For days President Obama had been hammered by critics — including Cardinal-designate Edwin F. O'Brien of the Archdiocese of Baltimore — over a regulation in the healthcare law that required religiously affiliated hospitals, charities...
  • Jean Marbella: On health care, freedom for or from religion?

    I once met a smart and delightful young woman who was making her way through a demanding college program despite being a single mother of two. From what I could tell, she was quite a loving mom and her kids seemed happy. But just watching her juggle...
  • Why do GOP women help elect lawmakers who want to limit their reproductive choices?

    Monday's Doonesbury cartoon sums up the GOP's "war against women" in a few words in its reference to the state legislators and members of Congress who are anti-abortion zealots. All of the congressmen who voted to de-fund Planned Parenthood and stop...
  • Should members of road authorities be elected rather than appointed?

  • Colorado at heart of Democrats' campaign for women's votes

    Colorado at heart of Democrats' campaign for women's votes
    Sen. Mark Udall strode into his new Western Slope headquarters last week with a very specific target in mind: women. In two of the first three television ads aired by his reelection campaign, Udall has hammered his opponent's conservative positions on...
  • Hobby Lobby expanding in South Florida

    Hobby Lobby expanding in South Florida
    Hobby Lobby is spreading across South Florida as if nothing happened. The hobby and crafts retailer has found itself at the center of a maelstrom since winning a U.S. Supreme Court case June 30 that combined the flash points of birth control and...
  • Democratic lawmakers move to upend ruling on birth control

    WASHINGTON Taking up advice from Supreme Court Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr., congressional Democrats Wednesday introduced legislation to get around the court's decision last month to exempt private corporations from having to provide coverage for...
  • Milwaukee doctor can't find a successor for abortion clinic

    MILWAUKEE Physician Dennis Christensen wants to retire. But he can't, the 71-year-old says, because no one wants to take over his Milwaukee abortion clinic, a condition he set for himself for retirement. Christensen and his professional partner,...
  • My body, my employer, my abortion

    My body, my employer, my abortion
    I was thrilled to work for the federal government for six years. I believe passionately in the importance of public service, and I had both job security in a field I care deeply about and amazing co-workers. It never occurred to me that my employment...
  • Abortion buffer zone laws begin falling after Supreme Court ruling

    Abortion buffer zone laws begin falling after Supreme Court ruling
    Less than two weeks after a Supreme Court ruling struck down a Massachusetts law requiring protesters to stay outside a 35-foot buffer zone around abortion clinics, cities around the country are moving to repeal similar laws or are not enforcing the...