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Faith above Facts: One Mom’s Career in Sex Law, Part 3

July 15, 2014
Putting faith over fact, 5 conservative Catholic men on the Supreme Court have opened a Pandora’s Box: your boss now gets to interfere with your birth control decisions. In its sharply divided 5-4 ruling in Hobby Lobby, SCOTUS ramps up the War on Women.
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Are Texas Jails Safe for Pregnant Women?

July 11, 2014
What’s going on in Texas? Jails in the state are endangering pregnant women and their fetuses, despite the state’s professed interest in “unborn babies.” In May, a woman named Nicole Guerrero filed a lawsuit against the Wichita County Jail for ignoring her when she was in labor. Locked alone in a...
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Tell Congress to Vote YES on the Hobby Lobby Fix!

July 9, 2014
You were heard! U.S. Senators Patty Murray and Mark Udall have dropped a bill in Congress to fix the Supreme Court's wrong Hobby Lobby decision, the Protect Women's Health from Corporate Interference Act.
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White House Report Demonstrates Why States Should Close the Coverage Gap

July 8, 2014
Nationwide, the rate of uninsured Americans is dropping at a record pace. The reason is clear - new coverage options under the Affordable Care Act has made health coverage affordable and accessible to millions of adults and children. Additionally, the rates of uninsured adults is dropping most...
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Changing the Workplace With Four Walls, a Chair and a Lock

July 8, 2014
I recently had the opportunity to attend the Southern HR Managers Conference. And I left there feeling positive about what employers were taking back to their organizations on the importance of four walls, a chair and a lock. And how these things help moms out when they return to work.
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Pennsylvania Parents Prepare for a Pulse Ox for Your Newborn

July 7, 2014
On July 3, 2014 Governor Tom Corbett signed HB 1420 into law creating Act 94 of 2014. In layman's terms: In October 2014, all babies born in Pennsylvania birthing facilities will be required to be screened for critical congenital heart defects via pulse oximetry. Congenital heart defects...
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Supreme Court Wrong on Hobby Lobby

June 30, 2014
Whoa. Did you see the terrible news today? The U.S. Supreme Court just ruled today that some bosses can make your birth control decisions for you.
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War on Nuns? Hobby Lobby, SCOTUS, and Nuns on the Bus

June 30, 2014
Today the Supreme Court voted in favor of Hobby Lobby's "religious freedom" to decide not to abide by the Affordable Care Act and deny contraception coverage to their employees.
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NunsRising! Stirring up Trouble For the Common Good: Nuns On The Bus – The Movie!

June 30, 2014
“Sister, you and your fellow nuns have clearly gone rogue!" -- Stephen Colbert Sister Simone Campbell was 18 years old when she joined the convent and 21 when she took her nun vows of poverty, chastity and obedience. Her younger sister and best friend was dying of Hodgkin’s disease. It was the 1960...
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Rapid Response Needed for Babies in PA TODAY! House Bill 1420 for Newborn Screening of CHDs

June 30, 2014
Pennsylvania babies need your help today! Please call your Pennsylvania legislator today asking for a concurrence vote on HB 1420 before they recess for the summer. You will be saving lives.
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