Hot News Stories (3/13/14)Posted: March 13, 2014
Wall Street Journal (New York, NY)
A majority of Americans side with the Obama administration in saying that most employers should be required to include contraception coverage in workers’ health plans even if the business owners have moral objections.
The Pampa News (Pampa, TX)
It is supposed to be available over the counter for teen girls 17 and older, but research published in January found that many young women still face barriers to obtaining emergency contraception, with some pharmacies even misinforming teens about the drug.
Washington Post (Washington, DC)
Experts often say that the Catholic Church’s ban on artificial contraception is among its most ignored teachings. Pope Francis took special care in an unprecedented survey he sent out last fall to bishops worldwide to ask Catholics’ views on the morality of contraception and how ethics comes into their thinking on family size.