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Supreme Court sends ‘contraceptive mandate’ cases back to lower courts

“We are disappointed that the court did not resolve once and for all whether the religious beliefs of religiously-affiliated non-profit employers can block women’s seamless access to birth control," Grethen Borchelt of the National Women's...

Courts & Law Supreme Court sends Obamacare contraception case back to lower courts

“We are disappointed that the court did not resolve once and for all whether the religious beliefs of religiously affiliated nonprofit employers can block women’s seamless access to birth control,” said Gretchen Borchelt, vice president...

Obamacare Contraceptive Case Produces Supreme Court Compromise

Advocates for women’s rights disagreed. "This order is not a victory for them," said Gretchen Borchelt, vice president of the National Women’s Law Center. "This court makes it clear that this is not a ruling...

Major Airline Accused Of Discriminating Against Breastfeeding Pilots

The current effort to pass similar legislation at the federal level, the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, is stalled out in Congress, said Emily Martin, general counsel and vice president for workplace justice at the National Women’s...

Can A Hospital Tell A Doctor To Stop Talking About Abortion?

"It's a provision that has been commonly used by and associated with those who oppose abortion," says Gretchen Borchelt of the National Women's Law Center, which helped file the complaint. Borchelt also says MedStar's security...

U.S. women face ‘motherhood wage gap,’ research shows

Mothers in the United States make 73 cents for every dollar earned by fathers, a wage gap even wider than the one between men and women overall, according to research released on Wednesday by a...