News tagged with religious organizations

Experts urge US to change organ donation policies

A group of more than 300 prominent doctors, religious leaders and ethicists on Wednesday urged President Barack Obama to change the current system for organ donation, saying too few people get life-saving transplants.

Nov 12, 2014
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Somalia: Female genital mutilation down

(AP)—Attitudes in Somalia toward a practice that critics decry as torture may be changing, as new data released by the U.N. children's agency on Tuesday showed that female genital mutilation among children in northern Somalia ...

Apr 16, 2013
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States file suit over Obama's birth control plan

Seven US states have filed a lawsuit challenging a requirement in President Barack Obama's 2010 health care law that religious organizations provide insurance covering birth control.

Feb 24, 2012
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