Justices: Can’t make employers cover contraception
1 year ago
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Justices: Can’t make employers cover contraception

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.
Morning-after pill now available to all ages without prescription
2 years ago
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Morning-after pill now available to all ages without prescription

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

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.
Protest held in response to commissioners turning down family planning funds
3 years ago
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Protest held in response to commissioners turning down family planning funds

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.
ACLU-NC criticizes New Hanover Commissioners for rejecting reproductive health grant for women
3 years ago
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ACLU-NC criticizes New Hanover Commissioners for rejecting reproductive health grant for women

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.
New Hanover Health Dept. looking at other ways to use rejected grant money
3 years ago
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New Hanover Health Dept. looking at other ways to use rejected grant money

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.