Iran bans permanent contraception

Iran banned permanent contraception (vasectomy and similar intervnetions on women). The bill also bans the advertising of birth control in a country where condoms had been widely available and family planning considered entirely normal. The ban aims to reverse the decline in Iran’s population, but reformists see the law as part of a drive by conservatives to

Justices Hear Case on Health Law’s Contraceptive Rule

This case is Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc and concerns the contraception requirement set by ObamaCare. Hobby Lobby Stores argued that the requirement that the employment-based group health care plan cover contraception violated the Free Exercise Clause of the First Amendment and the Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993 (RFRA). The question raised by the case: Does the Religious