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Charlie Baker addresses delegates at the Mass. GOP convention. (WBZ-TV)

GOP’s Baker Calls For $300,000 To Mass. DPH For Contraception Coverage

Republican candidate for governor Charlie Baker is proposing a $300,000 increase for the Department of Public Health to offer contraceptive services to women potentially affected by a recent Supreme Court decision.

07/11/2014

(Photo Credit: Timothy A. Clary/Getty Images)

U.S. Supreme Exempts Businesses From Contraception Mandate

A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that some companies with religious objections can avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Obama’s health care overhaul, the first time the high court has declared that businesses can hold religious views under federal law.

07/02/2014

DAILY TALKER

Daily Talker: Do You Agree With The Supreme Court Birth Control Decision?

The White House says women’s health will be jeopardized by a Supreme Court decision that allows corporations with religious objections to opt out of a requirement that they cover contraceptives.

White House spokesman Josh Earnest said Monday that women should make personal health decisions for themselves, and that the Obama administration is looking into how many women could be affected by the decision. He said Congress should take action to assist women affected by the decision.

07/01/2014

Voting booths (Photo by Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images)

Opinion: Single-Issue Voting Is Wrong In These Multi-Issue Times

Consider the economy, the job market, the recent horrendous occurrences in the Middle East before voting for a person because of his race, his social-issue promises, or any other rather selfish reasons.

10/31/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum: Obama/Romney: Appealing To Women Voters!

With this grueling presidential contest heading into the final days, President Barack Obama and former Mass. Gov Mitt Romney are getting in touch with their softer side as polls show women voters could be the ones to determine the outcome.

10/17/2012

U.S. Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO) (Photo credit: akin.org)

Opinion: Akin’s Position On Rape And Abortion Is The GOP Platform

The basic fact is that Romney, Ryan and Republican’s are uncomfortable with a few of the words Congressman Akin used. They are not, however, uncomfortable with the policy position he was expressing. The record shows that they march in lockstep with Congressman Akin.

08/21/2012

U.S. Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO) (Photo credit: akin.org)

Opinion: Despite Denials Akin’s Comments Are Part GOP War On Women

Congressman Akin’s comments are unconscionable and while Congressman Akin owns the words that came from his mouth, the sentiment and his policy goals are shared by both Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan, despite their statements today.

08/20/2012

(WBZ NewsRadio Contributor)

Female Law Student=Absurd….Blabmaster Limbaugh=Obnoxious

I’ve often wondered how long it would take for Rush Limbaugh to step over the line. He’s long had the power to do and say whatever he wants and get away with it, but sooner or later, that power puts a short-circuit between the mouth and the brain and invariably, the fool inside comes out…….and it ain’t pretty.

03/04/2012

(credit: CBS)

NH House Condemns Contraceptive Exemption

New Hampshire’s House has passed a resolution calling for the federal government to rescind a rule requiring health insurance companies to provide contraceptives to employees of religious organizations.

02/22/2012

Medical Care, Hospital Bed

NightSide Weekend Commentary – Religous Freedom Under Attack

Tune in to NightSide, weeknights from 8 until Midnight. Only on WBZ NewsRadio 1030.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–02/12/2012

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