A federal judge has dismissed lawsuit from the Archdiocese of St. Louis and Catholic Charities against the United States government, which challenges the constitutionality of the HHS health care mandate.
This is the first story in a two-part series on recent statements made by medical organizations on contraception.
Providing emergency contraception to adolescent girls isn't good health care, according to several Catholic health care professionals and professional organizations.
Last month, the American Academy of Pediatrics issued a policy statement encouraging pediatricians to provide advance prescriptions for emergency contraception to teens. The statement was published in the December issue of the academy's online journal.