In a 7-2 ruling in a case involving the Little Sisters of the Poor, the court said employers with a “religious or moral objection” to contraceptives should not be forced to insure women for those services.
Over-the-counter hormonal birth control is common in other countries but is not available in the U.S.
Obria, a Christian medical chain, which was awarded $1.7 million in federal family planning funds, does not offer hormonal birth control or condoms; instead, it urges restraint.
Fertility apps rely on dedicated daily monitoring and data entry, and strictly abstaining from unprotected sex for several days each month.
While “natural” contraceptive methods can be successful, they generally require close daily attention.