Contraception

Health
12:19 pm
Tue April 3, 2012

Xavier University Stopping Birth Control Coverage

XavierUniversity in Cincinnati has announced that it will no longer provide birth control insurance coverage for employees.

The Cincinnati Enquirer reports that President of the Catholic university, Michael J. Graham,says the decision as prompted by national debate over a provision in President Barack Obama's health care law that requires insurers to provide such coverage.

Xavier says the change, announced Monday, goes into effect July 1. The university has about 950 faculty and staff and did not know how many would be affected.

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Politics
5:53 pm
Thu February 23, 2012

Ohio Among Seven States Challenging Birth Control Coverage Rule

Seven states, including Ohio, are asking a federal judge to block an Obama administration mandate that requires birth control coverage for employees of religious-affiliated hospitals, schools and outreach programs.

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Health
8:19 am
Thu February 16, 2012

University of Dayton to Keep Contraceptive Care Coverage

Barely

The University of Dayton's says it will continue to offer employee health insurance that covers contraceptive care and isn't changing the plan because of the fight over a new federal policy on birth control.

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Statewide News
7:04 am
Mon January 30, 2012

Ohio Catholic Leaders Oppose Contraception Mandate

Catholic leaders in Ohio are joining the chorus of church officials urging parishioners to protest and pray about the federal government's decision to require many church-affiliated institutions to cover free birth control for
employees.

Bishops in Cincinnati, Cleveland and Toledo shared their opposition in letters distributed or read to parishioners this weekend, saying the decision runs counter to their beliefs.

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