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SCOTUS decision says religion is an OK reason to deny contraception to employees listen

06/30/14 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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Tags: Hobby Lobby, Women's rights, birth control, contraception, Religion, First Amendment, SCOTUS, Supreme Court

Some employers won’t have to provide birth control for employees through coverage in their health plans. A landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling Monday sided with the retail chain Hobby Lobby that argued they shouldn’t have to pay for contraceptives. Stetson University College of Law professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy called the case another corporate person-hood issue.

“That’s one of the reasons that if you have a religious objection you can’t be drafted to go to war. If you have a religious...

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Fallout From Rush Limbaugh's Attack on Georgetown Law Student, The History of the Book of Revelations; and Prospects for War with Iran

03/05/12 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Monday)
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Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity. I'm Rob Lorei. Coming up we'll hear several listener comments about last Friday's show on which we discussed controversial remarks by radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh. Then we'll hear columnist George Will from ABC-TV's This Week yesterday in which he says Republican leaders are afraid of Rush Limbaugh. Then we'll hear Princeton professor Elaine Paigels discuss the [history of the Bible's Book of Revelation](http://www.pbs.org/wnet/religionandethics/e...

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Rush Limbaugh's Criticism of the Georgetown Law School Student

03/02/12 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Friday)
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Good morning, welcome to radioactivity. I'm Rob Lorei. Coming up today we'll talk about the controversy over birth control. Yesterday there was a vote to limit access to contraception in the US Senate. Also yesterday radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh made some controversial remarks regarding a woman who recently testified to Congress on the need for contraception coverage in health care reform Raw Story reports:" Limbaugh on Wednesday called Georgetown University law student Sandra Fluke a...

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Advocates discuss reducing teen pregnancy rates listen

05/05/09 Mitch E. Perry
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday
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Teen pregnancy rates in the U.S. decreased for 14 straight years until a year ago, and today advocates discussed the situation on a national conference call.

The call was sponsored by RH Reality Check, an online publication that addresses reproductive and sexual health and rights in the U.S. and around the world.

Bill Albert, the chief program officer of the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy, gave a number of reasons why he believes teen pregnancy has now incre...

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