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Contraception

Justices: Can't make employers cover contraception

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The Supreme Court says corporations can hold religious objections that allow them to opt out of the new health law requirement that they cover contraceptives for women. Full story...
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Morning-after pill now available to all ages without prescription

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The federal government is ending its years-long fight to stop girls of any age from buying emergency contraception without a prescription. Full story...
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Belmont Abbey wins order in health care lawsuit

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A Roman Catholic college in Gaston County says it's happy with a ruling by a federal appeals court on its challenge of rules that could require the school to provide free contraceptives to employees. Full story...
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Protest held in response to commissioners turning down family planning funds

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video Just days after New Hanover County Commissioners voted against state funding for contraceptives, the response has been incredible. A few hundred people came to Riverfront Park in downtown Wilmington Thursday in protest of the vote. Full story...
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ACLU-NC criticizes New Hanover Commissioners for rejecting reproductive health grant for women

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The American Civil Liberties Union of North Carolina today criticized the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners for voting Monday to reject a state grant that would have funded reproductive health care and family planning services for women. Full story...
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New Hanover Health Dept. looking at other ways to use rejected grant money

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video After all five New Hanover County Commissioners voted against a grant to fund contraceptives for women yesterday, the New Hanover County Health Department is trying again. Full story...
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