Hot News Stories (11/26/2014)Posted: November 26, 2014
Green Bay Press Gazette (Green Bay, WI)
Two Wisconsin family planning clinics serving low-income women say their operations will be at serious financial risk if state auditors stand firm on claims. The auditors are challenging a reimbursement price for oral contraception that providers say the state itself set and is what their peers use.
WJFW News (Rhinelander, WI)
Teen birth rates dropped significantly across the country in the past few years. Despite the decline, the United States still has the highest teen birth rate compared to other developed countries. Increased education could decrease the rate even more.
National Catholic Reporter (USA)
New data suggests that about 75% of Catholics do not support laws that would give companies the right to deny coverage to their employees based on the owners’ religious beliefs. In fact, two-thirds of Catholic voters surveyed disapprove of companies denying birth control coverage to their workers because of the religious views of owners.