WASHINGTON (RNS) In showdown of business owners vs individual choice on free contraception, the public has made its call. Soon the Supreme Court will weigh in.
WASHINGTON (RNS) The Gallup Poll's annual "moral acceptability" scale has been conducted since 2001 and charts shifting cultural attitudes on a number of hot-button social issues.
New data analysis shows a sizable gender gap among Christians on contraception. Sixty percent of Christian women support health care plans that cover contraception or birth control at no cost.
It's been a contentious week in the religious blogosphere. For the sake of our nation (and our world) -- and the people in this whole, diverse, wild, human family, I hope we can share civil words about what we believe is at stake.
WASHINGTON (RNS) U.S. Catholics always like their pope but often ignore Catholic teachings. Now, a new survey on Pope Francis' first year finds that they "not only like the singer, they like the new song."
(RNS) Pharmacist Phillip M. Hall, a Baptist, believes Plan B contraceptives cause abortions and he refused to dispense them.
(RNS) Without a positive result from the Supreme Court, the Green family, owners of Hobby Lobby, will be forced to pay millions of dollars in federal fines if they maintain their convictions.
WASHINGTON (RNS) An FDA web site explains the four major methods of contraception and how they work.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Religion, medicine and politics shape the way people define pregnancy and abortion -- key points in the battles over the Affordable Care Act's contraception mandate.
January 16 is Religious Freedom Day in the U.S. Yes, America’s still got issues. But let’s not forget how good we’ve got it compared to the North Koreas and Irans of the world.
According to a new economic study, shows like MTV’s “16 and Pregnant” and its spin-off, “Teen Mom” may have prevented more than 20,000 births to teenage mothers in 2010 alone.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (RNS) Our concern is to raise an alarm about the entire edifice of modern sexual morality, and to acknowledge that millions of evangelicals have unwittingly aided and abetted that moral revolution by an unreflective and unfaithful embrace of the contraceptive revolution.
Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor issued an injunction December 31 temporarily blocking a portion of the Affordable Care Act that requires religious organizations to offer health care plans covering contraceptives.
(RNS) If ministries don't comply with the government's contraception mandate, the financial penalties will mean that some ministries may have to close their doors. As that happens, the poor and those who serve them will be hurt the most.
Nuns bring SCOTUS and the Obama administration to a head over the federal contraception mandate. Israel’s soccer association lifts its ban on kippahs. And France is in a tizzy over the spread of a rude (and possibly anti-Semitic) hand gesture. No, not that one.