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The Department of Health and Human Services announced that its Office of Civil Rights now has a division whose job is to protect the conscience rights of healthcare workers and hospitals.
Employees, and likely students, will retain access to cost-free birth control through third-party insurers, despite the university's earlier announcements of the end of such coverage.
Distinctly Catholic: Lack of good-faith negotiation about the contraception mandate in the Affordable Care Act means the issue will continue to swing based on who is in the White House.
The House passed a bill July 12 that puts more than $500 million over the next four years into efforts to fight labor and sex trafficking both in the United States and abroad.