contraception coverage http://kbia.org en Study: For Women, Free Birth Control Doesn't Lead To Risky Sex http://kbia.org/post/study-women-free-birth-control-doesnt-lead-risky-sex <img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper inset" data-caption="IUDs and implants are 20 times more effective at preventing pregnancy than short-term birth control options like the pill, patch, or vaginal ring (pictured)." data-attribution="Credit Via Wikimedia Commons/Victor byckttor" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/kwmu/files/styles/card_280/public/201403/Vaginal_ring_Victor_byckttor.JPG" alt="" /><p>New research out of Washington University has found that giving women free birth control does not increase risky sexual behavior.<p>The analysis included 7,751 St. Mon, 10 Mar 2014 13:20:06 +0000 VĂ©ronique LaCapra 49316 at http://kbia.org Study: For Women, Free Birth Control Doesn't Lead To Risky Sex Judge rejects Mo. lawmaker's birth control suit http://kbia.org/post/judge-rejects-mo-lawmakers-birth-control-suit <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">A federal judge has thrown out a&nbsp;<font color="red">Missouri</font>&nbsp;lawmaker's lawsuit seeking an exemption from&nbsp;<font color="red">contraceptive</font>&nbsp;coverage under the new Affordable Care Act's insurance provisions.</p><p> Tue, 12 Nov 2013 14:47:57 +0000 Associated Press 43627 at http://kbia.org Judge rejects Mo. lawmaker's birth control suit Koster requests clarification regarding contraception law http://kbia.org/post/koster-requests-clarification-regarding-contraception-law <p></p><div>Attorney General Chris Koster wants a federal judge to clarify a recent ruling that struck down a Missouri law exempting moral objectors from mandatory birth control insurance coverage.</div><p> Fri, 29 Mar 2013 23:09:47 +0000 Associated Press 31231 at http://kbia.org Koster requests clarification regarding contraception law Federal judge makes contraceptives mandate ruling http://kbia.org/post/federal-judge-makes-contraceptives-mandate-ruling <p>A federal judge has struck down a Missouri law that directly challenges the so-called contraceptive mandate under the federal health law. Mon, 18 Mar 2013 22:08:38 +0000 Elana Gordon 30603 at http://kbia.org Federal judge makes contraceptives mandate ruling Federal judge dismisses contraception mandate suit http://kbia.org/post/federal-judge-dismisses-contraception-mandate-suit <p>A federal judge in St. Louis has dismissed a lawsuit challenging the contraception mandate of the federal health care law.</p><p>The lawsuit filed on behalf of Frank O'Brien and his company, O'Brien Industrial Holdings LLC of St. Louis, was one of nearly three dozen cases nationally challenging the constitutionality of regulations in the health care law. Among other things, O'Brien, a devout Catholic, claimed the requirement to pay for birth control infringes on his religious beliefs.</p> Tue, 02 Oct 2012 13:45:22 +0000 Associated Press 22121 at http://kbia.org Federal judge dismisses contraception mandate suit Analysis: Mo. at center point of sexual politics http://kbia.org/post/analysis-mo-center-point-sexual-politics <p>The Legislature's veto override of a bill expanding religious exemptions from insurance coverage for birth control is the latest example of how Missouri has become a center point in a national debate about pregnancy.</p><p>Missouri's law is apparently the first to intentionally contradict an Obama administration policy requiring insurers to cover birth control for women at no additional cost. But the override was closer than expected in the House. One lawmaker acknowledged skipping the vote because he was disgruntled with Missouri Right to Life.</p> Mon, 17 Sep 2012 13:50:31 +0000 Associated Press 21269 at http://kbia.org Analysis: Mo. at center point of sexual politics