Justice Halts Religious Groups' Birth Control Opt-Out RoleA Supreme Court justice is blocking an appeals court's ruling that would have forced two western Pennsylvania Catholic dioceses and a Christian college to fill out forms to avoid penalties for not directly providing contraceptive benefits.
Court Nixes Faith-Based Birth Control Mandate ChallengeA federal appeals court has reversed lower-court victories by two western Pennsylvania Catholic dioceses and a private Christian college that challenged birth control coverage mandates as part of federal health care reforms.
U.S. Supreme Exempts Businesses From Contraception MandateA divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that some companies with religious objections can avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Obama's health care overhaul, the first time the high court has declared that businesses can hold religious views under federal law.
Supreme Court: Can't Make Employers Cover ContraceptionThe Supreme Court ruled Monday that some corporations can hold religious objections that allow them to opt out of the new health law requirement that they cover contraceptives for women.
Supreme Court Justice Stays Implementation Of Controversial Obamacare ProvisionU.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonya Sotomayor has temporarily blocked a controversial part of Obamacare that affects the availability of contraceptives to women who work for Catholic-affiliated institutions.
Pittsburgh, Erie Catholic Groups Win Health Care Act Ruling Catholic groups in western Pennsylvania received another favorable legal ruling in their fight over mandates in the federal health care overhaul law.
Pittsburgh Diocese Wins Delay Against Affordable Care Act The Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh has won a federal lawsuit that makes all Catholic institutions exempt from the Affordable Care Act.
Pittsburgh Catholic Diocese Challenging Affordable Care ActThe Affordable Care Act has caused an uproar of late and now the Archdiocese of Pittsburgh is heading to court to fight against the law.
Warning Issued For Popular Type Of Birth Control It was a big surprise to Amy Caplan when she got pregnant on her honeymoon. When her daughter was three-months-old, she had an intrauterine device, or IUD, placed.
Vending Machine At PA College Offers Morning-After Pill The U.S. Food and Drug Administration won't take any regulatory action over a vending machine at a Pennsylvania college that dispenses the morning-after pill.
Over-The-Counter Birth Control Sparking Mixed ReactionAn influential group of doctors is calling for birth control pills to be sold without a prescription, and that is sparking mixed reaction.
In Exclusive Interview, Paul Ryan Distances Self From Todd AkinIn Congressman Paul Ryan's first interview in Pennsylvania, Mitt Romney's vice presidential pick reacted strongly to Congressman Todd Akin's comment than women who are raped rarely get pregnant.