Monthly Archives: November 2011

Contraception, the Affordable Care Act, and the Catholic Church

One of the key components of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the landmark health care reform package signed into law last year, was the requirement that private insurance plans cover a variety of preventive services for women at … Continue reading

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The Perils of Prenatal Personhood

This past Tuesday, residents of Mississippi voted on a proposed amendment to the state constitution that would define life as beginning at conception. Part of a national campaign pushed by the pro-life organization Personhood USA, this ballot initiative would have … Continue reading

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