The Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance at SACRAMENTO STATE UNIVERSITY in California continues to do their part in promoting reproductive health access in their community. The group supports their local reproductive
health clinic by participating in clinic defense each and every Saturday! Get involved in clinic defense!
The Feminist Majority Foundation's National Clinic Access Project is the oldest clinic defense project in the nation and leads efforts to keep women's health clinics open in the face of harassment and violence by abortion opponents.
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11/20/2014 Federal Appeals Court Rejects Priests for Life Challenge to Birth Control Coverage Rule - In a victory for women's health, a unanimous panel of the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit on Friday rejected a challenge to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) contraceptive coverage benefit brought by Priests for Life, the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Washington and other religiously affiliated non-profit organizations.
Judge Nina Pillard, a former law professor who was nominated to the DC Circuit by President Obama and confirmed by the Senate in December, wrote the opinion for the Court, which found that the ACA birth control benefit did not substantially burden or violate non-profits' religious freedom.
Under the Affordable Care Act, health insurance companies must cover the full cost of all FDA-approved contraceptives - including the pill, IUDs, and emergency contraception - without requiring co-pays or cost-sharing. . . .