- Canada approves abortion pill known as RU-486 Updated: Jul-30-15 2:34 pm
TORONTO - Canadian authorities have approved the abortion pill known as RU-486 for use across the country.
- Wheaton College ends student health plans over birth control Updated: Jul-29-15 3:25 pm
WHEATON, Illinois - Wheaton College in suburban Chicago will stop offering health insurance plans to students beginning Friday in an effort to avoid providing birth control coverage mandated by the Affordable Care Act.
- Ruling: Washington can require pharmacies to dispense Plan B Updated: Jul-23-15 5:34 pm
SEATTLE - Washington state can force pharmacies to dispense Plan B or other emergency contraceptives, a federal appeals court said Thursday in a long-running lawsuit brought by pharmacists who said they have religious objections to providing the drugs.
- Colorado nuns appeal birth control ruling to Supreme Court Updated: Jul-23-15 4:14 pm
DENVER - A group of Colorado nuns said Thursday they will go to the U.S. Supreme Court to appeal a ruling that allows their employees to receive birth control from a third party under the Affordable Care Act, fueling a combustible argument over contraception and religion ahead of next year's presidential election.
- Democrats propose bills to prevent unintended pregnancies Updated: Jul-22-15 5:20 pm
LANSING, Michigan - Democratic lawmakers are proposing legislation they say is aimed at preventing unintended pregnancies in Michigan.
- Report: Teen use of morning-after pill is climbing Updated: Jul-22-15 1:08 am
NEW YORK - More than 1 in 5 sexually active teen girls have used the morning-after pill - a dramatic increase that likely reflects that it's easier now for teens to buy the emergency contraceptive.
- Appeals panel rejects no-sex-without-contraception order Updated: Jul-21-15 3:51 pm
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - A federal appeals panel says a judge in Kansas City exceeded his authority when he ordered a defendant to use contraception during his supervised release.
- Appeals court reverses lower court on Missouri lawmaker case Updated: Jul-20-15 6:49 pm
ST. LOUIS - A federal appeals panel has reversed a lower court's rejection of a challenge to the Affordable Care Act brought by a Missouri lawmaker fighting required birth control coverage in his state-sponsored insurance plan.
- Oregon pharmacists will be able to prescribe birth control Updated: Jul-06-15 10:44 pm
SALEM, Oregon - Oregon women will no longer have to visit a health clinic for a birth control prescription starting next year.