Thursday, March 15, 2012
Arizona Bill Penalizes Women for Contraceptive Use When Their Employer Objects
The Huffington Post: Arizona Birth Control Bill Penalizes Women For Using Contraception For Non-Medical Reasons, by Laura Bassett:
Arizona legislators have advanced an unprecedented bill that would require women who wish to have their contraception covered by their health insurance plans to prove to their employers that they are taking it to treat medical conditions. The bill also makes it easier for Arizona employers to fire a woman for using birth control to prevent pregnancy despite the employer's moral objection. . . .