Category Archives: Birth Control

A Cruel Joke — 13 men are in charge of healthcare for all American women.

POSTED IN THE GUARDIAN Lucia Graves Wednesday 28 June 2017  11.34 EDT   Regressive gender politics are resurgent in 2017, as demonstrated by a Republican bill that would be devastating to women’s health John Barrasso, Mitch McConnell, and John Cornyn: three … Continue reading

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What I’m Doing to Keep Birth Control Free in the Face of Trump’s and the GOP’s Health Care Rollback

Op-Ed in Teen Vogue By Eric Schneiderman The summer after I graduated high school, I worked in an abortion clinic in Washington, D.C. This was a year before Roe v. Wade, and abortion was still outlawed in states throughout the … Continue reading

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Trump Rebrands “Abstinence Only” as “sexual risk avoidance”

Under a clinical-sounding label, the shame-and-ignorance approach of the Bush era makes a comeback under Trump Published in Salon, June 13, 2017 AMANDA MARCOTTE (Credit: Getty/wundervisuals)   Thrice-married libertine Donald Trump got himself elected president by rallying the religious right … Continue reading

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Is This the End of Free Birth Control?

Published in The Atlantic OLGA KHAZAN JUN 1, 2017 A draft rule suggests the Trump administration will let most companies stop covering birth control. Will they? Rich Pedroncelli / AP OLGA KHAZAN JUN 1, 2017 HEALTH Share Tweet … TEXT … Continue reading

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GOP rep says no need for Planned Parenthood, women can simply get birth control at the grocery store

Posted on DailyKos By Jen Hayden Thursday May 04, 2017 · 2:26 PM EDT This man is in charge of health care for women. Let that sink in for a minute.  Let’s all enjoy (and by enjoy, I mean RAGE, … Continue reading

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Trump set to hand key family planning role to anti-contraception advocate

Law professor Teresa Manning once claimed ‘contraception doesn’t work’ Planned Parenthood says Manning ‘promotes myths about birth control’ Teresa Manning’s appointment would give her oversight of Title X, a quarter-of-a-billion-dollar federal program that provides contraceptive services to low-income and uninsured … Continue reading

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