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Governor Jan Brewer signed House Bill 2625 into law Friday. The legislation authorizes religiously-affiliated employers to deny contraceptive services from their employees' health insurance plans.
There’s been a lot of talk in the last few months about whether or not the Arizona Legislature has waged war against women. While some shake their heads in disbelief, saying the idea is preposterous, some of us are scratching our heads thinking it may just be happening right before our eyes. As each new bill is approved, or new idea comes from our lawmakers, I ask myself if our gender is taking a giant step backward, rather than leaping forward?
In a 19-9 vote Wednesday, the Arizona Senate voted to approve the amended contraception bill, known as House Bill 2625.
Is it a war against women, or a true effort to protect religious freedom when it comes to health insurance covering contraception? The debate rages on as the Arizona Senate voted to approve House Bill 2625 last week.
With promises that it will be scaled down, the Arizona Senate passed controversial House Bill 2625 Thursday, which will allow employers to deny women’s birth control coverage under health insurance plans.
The Arizona Senate voted Thursday to reconsider the controversial contraception bill, a day after House Bill 2625 was defeated in a 17-13 vote.
A controversial bill that would give employers the right to deny women the right to birth control benefits is currently moving its way to a vote with the Arizona Senate.
For some reason I am continually surprised by the nonsense being passed as bills through our Arizona Legislature. It seems with every stupid law, I think wow, and can they get any more ridiculous? And then, well another bill is passed through for approval.
A woman’s choice of contraceptive could soon be a workplace subject if House Bill 2625 passes through the Arizona Senate.