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South Carolinians split on religious freedom debate

...questions also weighed in on what services health insurance providers should offer.Most of them, 55.5 percent, said birth control should be provided. Half of respondents said vasectomies should be included. On the topic of personal values, seven...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-04-15/south-carolnians-split-religious-fr
Teen births down but more effective contraception needed

...complacent when we hear about this news. We still need to help teens delay having sex or make informed choices about birth control if they are sexually active."There were still about 273,000 in 2013, with the attendant social and economic consequences...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-04-07/teen-births-down-more-effect
Rants & Raves

...holding parenting classes. Abstinence, condoms and birth control should also be promoted more than it is ? too many girls...children too early. Giving out free IUDs (long-term birth control implant) would save money in EBT, WIC and overcrowded...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-29/rants-raves
Xtreme advice: Pregnancy can happen despite birth control usage

...sex and he begged me to get on birth control pills and I did. He says that...I could." "You are right. Birth control pills help prevent it -- but it could happen." "Birth control's not 100 percent, only abstinence...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/02/24/xtr_223098.shtml
Xtreme
Richmond County teen pregnancy rate continues to fall

...law, teenage girls can receive pregnancy advice and birth control without having parental consent."We encourage families...health department and can receive complementary forms of birth control.Similar to Latif's clinic, parents are not required...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-01-30/richmond-county-teen-pregnan
Alliance Defending Freedom attorney speaks in Augusta about preserving religious liberty

...came when ADF helped Hobby Lobby win its Supreme Court case to not provide employees potentially life-terminating birth control drugs and devices through its employee health plan."Government allows us to go to whatever church we want on Sunday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-27/alliance-defending-freedom-a
Birth control compromise issued Friday

...nonprofits that object to covering birth control in their employee health plans...filed challenging the rule. The birth-control rule was introduced in February...insurance company that they object to birth control coverage. The insurer or administrator...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2013-06-28/birth-control-compromise
Supreme Court struggles with companies' religious objections to law's birth control coverage

...overhaul and its guarantee of birth control in employees' preventive care...to covering certain methods of birth control that they say can work after conception...administration says it's not just about birth control, that a Supreme Court ruling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-25/supreme-court-struggles-co
Birth control use becomes part of pleas in courtroom

...sentence was: She has to go on birth control. Julie Ann Horton became the...in Aiken County ordered to take birth control as part of a plea deal, a stipulation...drug-addicted women that include birth control requirements, a decision that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/02/19/met_117138.shtml
Metro
Birth control pills are poor health care

The article "Free birth control is advised" (July 20), states...health insurance companies to cover birth control for women as preventive care...human being. How is providing birth control pills for women considered health...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2011-08-30/birth-control-pills-are-