Groups React to Supreme Court Ruling

EUGENE, Ore. — Privately held companies with religious objections, like Hobby Lobby, cannot be forced to offer certain types of birth control coverage under President Obama‚Äôs health care law. In a 5-to-4 decision Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that some for-profit corporations have religious rights. The high court considered appeals from the arts-and-crafts giant … Continue reading »

FDA Plan B Decision Gets Mixed Reactions

EUGENE, Ore. — The FDA’s announcement Tuesday allow Plan B to be sold on the shelves next to other toiletries generated a heated response from both sides of the abortion issue. “It eliminates a huge barrier of having to wait until a pharmacy is open to buy emergency contraception,” said Cynthia Pappas, Planned Parenthood CEO … Continue reading »