The ongoing national debate over access to birth control took a new twist Feb. 1 when President Barack Obama announced yet another attempt to meet the concerns of conservative religious groups.
Under current law, all employers with more than 50 employees must provide their workers with health insurance. A federal regulation stipulates that contraception be included as part of the coverage.
The Roman Catholic hierarchy and its Religious Right allies don’t want employers to have to include birth control in these plans. Read more