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U.S. Supreme Exempts Businesses From Contraception Mandate

A 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.

07/02/2014

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Mo. Bill Lets Pharmacies Refuse to Stock Drugs

The measure, which was sent to the House by a 24-9 Senate vote, was touted by its sponsor as a way to protect the rights of business owners.

04/04/2013

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Missouri House Speaker Urges Birth Control Appeal

Jones says the appeal is based on religious freedom.

03/20/2013

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Judge Overturns Mo. Law On Birth Control Coverage

U.S. District Judge Audrey Fleissig cited a provision in the U.S. Constitution declaring that federal laws take precedence over contradictory state laws.

03/18/2013

Judge Throws Out Archdiocese Lawsuit Over Mandate

A U.S. District Judge John Ross calls the suit premature.

02/01/2013

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Judge Blocks Mo. Insurance Law On Birth Control

Ruling overturns lawmakers’ override of Gov. Nixon’s veto.

12/21/2012

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Ruling Temporarily Blocks Contraception Mandate

At least three dozen suits have been filed around the country challenging the requirement that workplace health plans cover birth control.

11/29/2012

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Opinion: Single-Issue Voting Is Wrong In These Multi-Issue Times

Consider the economy, the job market, the recent horrendous occurrences in the Middle East before voting for a person because of his race, his social-issue promises, or any other rather selfish reasons.

10/31/2012

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CBS Local Presidential Forum: Obama/Romney: Appealing To Women Voters!

With this grueling presidential contest heading into the final days, President Barack Obama and former Mass. Gov Mitt Romney are getting in touch with their softer side as polls show women voters could be the ones to determine the outcome.

10/17/2012

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Federal Judge Dismisses Contraception Mandate Suit

Attorneys in the case say the ruling is believed to be the first on the merits of the contraceptive clause of the health care law.

10/02/2012

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