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St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

Birth control, illustrated by the Zovia brand pills shown here,
has become a hot topic in the presidential election campaign.

Reform, Hadassah, JWI praise Obama contraceptives compromise

JTA February 10, 2012

WASHINGTON -- Three Jewish groups that favor insurance coverage of contraceptives praised President Obama's comrpromise allowing religious institutions to direct staff to alternative health care plans funding such services. "Under the rule, women will...

Birth control, illustrated by the Zovia brand pills shown here,
has become a hot topic in the presidential election campaign.

Birth control fights return to campaigns, with Jews in key posts

February 8, 2012

WASHINGTON—Birth control is rapidly gaining steam as an election-year wedge issue, with Jewish advocates lobbying out front and behind the scenes in what is shaping up as a clash between calls for individual freedom and religious liberty. Several Jewish...

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