Thursday night, the House of Representatives voted to make using employer-based health insurance for in vitro fertilization or birth control pills a fire-able offense in Washington, D.C. Planned Parenthood has been mobilizing its network against the bill. Show More Summary
Ladies, if you've gone to the doctor in recent years expecting your contraception or ultrasounds to be free, only to be slammed with a co-pay or other charge from your insurer, it's likely your insurer is violating the Affordable Care...Show More Summary
The deeply flawed doll also includes three different outfits that help hide her "problem areas"
Obamacare requires that every insurance policy covers certain things with no additional out-of-pocket charges for the policy-holder. One of those things to be covered is prescribed birth control, whether pills or an IUD or implants or any kind of birth control prescribed by a doctor. Show More Summary
The NYT has an article titled "Sex Education in Europe Turns to Urging More Births," but there's precious little in it about how a society — having given sexual freedom and birth control to women — can foster a rebirth of birth. The comments at the NYT are loaded with statements that we don't need more people on earth. Show More Summary
The Democrats would have been better suited to never have a birth control mandate in the first place. The post Obamacare’s rather foolish birth control mandate get another day in court. appeared first on RedState.
But 60% don't think it's a health care need
Here's some good news amidst the furor over some congressional Republicans' angst about contraception and, for others, opposition to public funding of contraception: Almost two out of three younger Republicans say every adult woman should...Show More Summary
Government-funded contraception is a fine mantra, say liberals – but you’d better be careful to offer it in a way that shows you “respect women’s intelligence.” In response to an Arkansas lawmaker’s proposition that Medicaid offer free...Show More Summary
We have more data than ever on how empowering women is good for the economy. So why won't lawmakers wake up?
You are not going to believe it, but there is a very conservative Republican state representative in Arkansas who wants to give taxpayer-funded birth control to ladies. Hooray and high-five, fellow feminazis, we have won the war at last!...Show More Summary
Behind the on-going wars over abortion, birth control, clinic access, transvaginal ultrasounds and more, the hidden history of miscarriages.
THEY TOLD ME IF I VOTED FOR MITT ROMNEY, WE’D HAVE A PRESIDENT WHO WAS IN THE POCKET OF ANTI-CHOICE FORCES. AND THEY WERE RIGHT! Iran’s Plan to Boost Declining Birth Rate? Block Access to Birth Control.
The hottest new political fashion statement. The post Colorado Lawmakers Wear IUD-Themed Jewelry To Push For Birth Control Funding appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Theodore Hesburgh Library, University of Notre Dame On Monday the Supreme Court tossed out a lower court decision that previously allowed female employees of the University of Notre Dame to be provided birth control coverage under the Affordable Care Act. Show More Summary
Why family planning experts love IUDs. The post The Birth Control Method That Doctors Want To Use Themselves appeared first on ThinkProgress.
People magazine featured HBO star Lena Dunham in its half-page feature “Why I Care: Personal Stories About Giving Back.” The headline in the March 2 issue was “The Girls creator, 28, supports access to birth control and reproductive rights.” Dunham, naturally is “giving back” to the abortion industry. Show More Summary
A pamphlet handed out at a San Francisco private school also asked kids if they'd been masturbating lately
Contraception is fairing well in federal appeals courts -- for now. The post Obama Administration Is Quietly Racking Up Court Victories For Birth Control, Despite Hobby Lobby appeared first on ThinkProgress.
HMM: We’re Closer Than Ever to a Birth Control Pill for Men. Well, I’ve been hearing that for most of my life. But given the dubious safety — and other side effects — of hormonal birth control for women, I’d be slow to adopt this new technology even if I were single.