Post Tagged with: "contraception"


Hobby Lobby in the Long Term

A few days have passed since the well-publicized Supreme Court ruling on Burwell v. Hobby Lobby, and some of the initial fervor has died down. Truthfully speaking, the immediate reactions were predictable. Many women and women’s groups were up in arms, citing that the decision had robbed women of their[Read More…]

by July 7, 2014 0 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Sandra Fluke (LAW ’12) spoke with professor Judy Feder in a lecture hosted in Gaston Hall in April 2012.

Fluke Enters California State Senate Runoff

After primary elections on Tuesday, Democrat Sandra Fluke (LAW ’12) will face Democrat Ben Allen in a run-off in the November general election for Ted Lieu’s (LAW ’94) vacated seat in the 26th District of the California State Senate. An attorney and activist for women’s reproductive rights, Fluke, 33, attracted media[Read More…]

by June 5, 2014 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Panel Addresses Religious Freedom and Contraceptives

The Georgetown University Knights of Columbus sponsored a panel Tuesday night in response to the controversy surrounding the Obama administration’s new regulations governing contraception coverage. The panelists, four of five of whom represented religiously conservative groups, expressed concern that the announcements from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services[Read More…]

by February 16, 2014 0 comments News
Contraception Contested in District

Contraception Contested in District

A new Congressional act that aims to limit reproductive health services by disallowing Washington, D.C. tax revenue to pay for certain programs including abortions, has both sides of the aisle up in arms about the role of D.C.’s tax dollars and women’s health. On Jan. 15, the No Taxpayer Funding[Read More…]

by January 28, 2014 0 comments City News, News

A Service for Safe Sex

Last month, H*yas for Choice introduced a complementary condom delivery service, modeled after Boston College Students for Sexual Health. Using a Google form, the Georgetown system allows students to request condoms for a party or event up to 48 hours in advance. H*yas for Choice, which introduced its delivery service with little[Read More…]

by November 5, 2013 0 comments Opinion

Condom Delivery Draws Ire

Though H*yas for Choice quietly introduced a new condom delivery service Oct. 17, the program has prompted a loud response. The system allows students to request free condom delivery through a Google form 48 hours before an event. Party hosts can then pick up the condoms from the H*yas for[Read More…]

by October 29, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

Georgetown Insurance to Cover Contraception

After revisions to the Affordable Care Act in late June, Georgetown student and faculty health insurance will cover contraception through United Healthcare beginning August 15. The Obama administration’s final ACA regulations require insurance companies to pay directly for contraceptive services for those covered by nonprofit organizations that oppose contraception on religious grounds.[Read More…]

by July 18, 2013 0 comments City News, News
VEATCH: Employer Health Plans Needlessly Mandate Values

VEATCH: Employer Health Plans Needlessly Mandate Values

Recently, in the case of Korte v. Sebelius, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals temporarily blocked a policy that would have required Cyril and Jane Korte, the owners of a construction company, to violate their beliefs and provide insurance that covered contraception to their employees. At least 40 lawsuits challenging Obamacare and the Affordable Care Act’s[Read More…]

by February 22, 2013 0 comments Opinion

GU Delays Insurance Changes

University President John J. DeGioia announced Thursday that Georgetown will take advantage of a one-year delay offered by the Obama administration before adding contraceptive coverage to its student health insurance policy. “After thoughtful and careful consideration, we will continue our current practice for contraceptive coverage in our student health insurance[Read More…]

by April 27, 2012 0 comments Campus News
Sandra Fluke Brings Debate Back to GU

Sandra Fluke Brings Debate Back to GU

After being thrust into the media spotlight in the national debate on contraception coverage in healthcare, Sandra Fluke (LAW ’12) shared her story Monday in Gaston Hall. Fluke testified Feb. 23 on contraceptive access for students of religious universities before the U.S. House of Representative’s Democratic Steering and Policy Committee[Read More…]

by April 17, 2012 0 comments Campus News