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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

Editorial: Jonesing for Health Care

April 4, 2012

Do you know that if a piece of legislation recently adopted by the Missouri House becomes law, religious interests can successfully lobby all businesses to deny contraceptives to employees? It’s true. What State Rep. Tim Jones (R-Eureka) has stated...

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...

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