Last week, Christianity Today released its editors' picks for the top 10 religion news stories of 2012. CT decided No. 1 was the controversy—and lawsuits—over the Obama administration's Affordable Care Act and its narrow exemption for employer-provided contraceptives (including emergency contraceptives that many evangelicals believe act as abortifacients). LifeWay Research president Ed Stetzer also listed the contraceptive mandate as his top newsmaker. So did Associated Baptist Press.