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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Lena Dunham tickets go on sale for Pasadena event with Miranda July

    Lena Dunham tickets go on sale for Pasadena event with Miranda July
    Lena Dunham is bringing her forthcoming book "Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She's 'Learned' " to Southern California in October. But the event promises to be a far cry from the typical bookstore reading. Dunham -- filmmaker,...
  • 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...
  • Scott, Crist scramble to raise piles of campaign cash

    Scott, Crist scramble to raise piles of campaign cash
    TALLAHASSEE — Florida's gubernatorial race is already living up to predictions it will be the nation's most costly statehouse slugfest this year. So far, Gov. Rick Scott and challenger Charlie Crist have amassed a combined $54 million, with Scott...
  • Missouri governor vetoes 72-hour waiting period for abortions

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. Setting up an election-year showdown with the Legislature, Gov. Jay Nixon vetoed on Wednesday a bill that would have required a 72-hour waiting period for abortions in Missouri. Nixon said the bill's lack of an exception for victims...
  • 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,...
  • Abortion foes get up close and personal after court erases buffer zones

    Abortion foes get up close and personal after court erases buffer zones
    The two women climb out of the car in front of Planned Parenthood on Commonwealth Avenue and Eleanor McCullen reaches them in two quick steps. She tries to hand them a white rose and a pamphlet about alternatives to abortion, and beseeches them to let her...
  • Things that don't change: Lawyers, businesses, giving big in Florida governor's race

    Things that don't change: Lawyers, businesses, giving big in Florida governor's race
    TALLAHASSEE – In the everlasting battle between trial lawyers and the business lobby, not even a corporate outsider in the Governor’s Mansion changes Florida politics. Florida’s gubernatorial race is already living up to the hype as...
  • Court ruling raises additional questions

    At face value, the ruling sounds livable: appealing to the ideal of religious freedom, narrowly defined, and offering a government solution. However, it contains a disturbing undercurrent that may lead us back to earlier days of injustice and...
  • US Supreme Court rejects Wisconsin appeal over abortion law

    MILWAUKEE The nation's highest court on Monday turned down Wisconsin's bid to reinstate a state law requiring abortion doctors to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals, leaving the rule blocked for now amid an ongoing legal challenge. The U.S....