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Birth Control

Applause for sound reasoning on birth control issue

Thank you, Tammy Grdinich, for your comments on women and birth control. I echo your sentiments. I couldn't say that because I would be considered a "politically incorrect, sexist pig."

August 01, 2014 12:00 am

Birth control is about personal responsibility

In response to a letter printed July 25th about the personal hardships on the citizens of the United States and the result of unwanted pregnancies because Hobby Lobby opposes birth control:

July 30, 2014 12:00 am
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July 07, 2014 12:00 am
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July 02, 2014 12:00 am
Planned Parenthood leader predicts political climate change

Planned Parenthood leader predicts political climate change

Like others of her generation, Betty Cockrum had a "political awakening" in 1968.

June 15, 2014 12:00 am Video
DOUG ROSS: How conservatives could fight Planned Parenthood

DOUG ROSS: How conservatives could fight Planned Parenthood

Social conservatives and Planned Parenthood have clashed for decades, especially in Indiana. The tactics have included limiting access to Planned Parenthood services and cutting off government funding.

June 14, 2014 8:15 pm Video

$14M awarded in lawsuit linking pill to stroke

CHICAGO | A jury has awarded $14 million to a suburban Chicago woman who said in a lawsuit that she suffered a debilitating stroke after taking the birth control drug Yasmin.

April 19, 2014 10:15 am
BRIAN HOWEY: What is the cost of controversy?

BRIAN HOWEY: What is the cost of controversy?

What is the cost of controversy to you, the taxpayer?

July 07, 2013 12:00 am
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June 17, 2013 12:00 am
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May 13, 2013 12:00 am
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May 12, 2013 12:00 am

FDA: Morning-after pill to move over the counter

The government is moving the morning-after pill over the counter but only those 15 and older can buy it

April 30, 2013 5:45 pm
ANDREA NEAL: Government rules trump Indiana company's beliefs

ANDREA NEAL: Government rules trump Indiana company's beliefs

When the officers of Grote Industries sat down to discuss a possible legal challenge to the contraceptive mandate in the national health care law, the vote was immediate and unanimous. “We decided that it was definitely against our beliefs,” says Chairman and CEO William Grote III.

January 02, 2013 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Don't let politics harm women's health

GUEST COMMENTARY: Don't let politics harm women's health

This is it, two days to Election Day. We've heard a lot about why our vote is so important this election season. It’s time to make it personal and talk to family, friends, and neighbors about voting.

November 04, 2012 12:00 am

Top Dem warns of 'unwritten' GOP agenda

INDIANAPOLIS | State Democratic Party Chairman Dan Parker is warning Hoosiers that re-electing Republican majorities to the Indiana House and Senate will lead to divisive new laws on controversial social issues.

October 08, 2012 8:15 pm

Clergy to speak at Valparaiso rally against birth control rule

VALPARAISO | The Northwest Indiana Stand Up for Religious Freedom rally will be at noon Friday at the Porter County Courthouse, 16 Lincolnway.

June 06, 2012 7:00 pm

Top Democrat claims Republicans want to ban birth control

INDIANAPOLIS | The Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor warned women Wednesday that continued Republican control of every branch of Indiana government is likely to lead to a ban on contraception, including the birth control pill.

June 06, 2012 12:50 pm
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May 26, 2012 12:00 am

Opposition to birth control coverage is puzzling

After reading Jennifer Feeney's letter, "We stand against mandating insurance for birth control," I was left rather puzzled.

April 10, 2012 11:00 pm

Why should Americans subsidize someone else's sexual activity?

So everybody is supposed to feel sorry that a 30-year-old woman who is still in college can't afford her birth control needs. She and the Democrats want us to pay for her sex protection needs. Really?

March 18, 2012 12:00 am
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