Women reassured over safety of Essure birth control implant By Michelle Roberts Health editor, BBC News online 4 October 2015 From the section Health Image copyright AP UK regulators are reassuring women the permanent birth control implant Essure is safe despite concerns in the US. The MHRA says it will continue to monitor all side-effects […]
Almost 100 years after the founder of Planned Parenthood was arrested for distributing birth control information, Republicans are attacking the group in an unprecedented fashion. This week, the GOP members of a congressional committee...Show More Summary
IOWA CITY, Iowa — Carly Fiorina was shaking hands and snapping photos with people tailgating outside the University of Iowa football stadium when a woman dressed as a pack of birth control pills approached her. The woman was part of a group of about 15 protesters from Planned Parenthood who came to voice their objections […]
The Republicans captured control of the House in the 2010 midterm elections, propelled by the birth of the tea party and anger at President Barack Obama. In 2011, Boehner and Obama met secretly in hopes of negotiating a "grand bargain"...Show More Summary
The pope still takes pretty much the same stance on reproductive rights as you'd expect. The post Pope Extends His Support To Nuns Fighting Against Obamacare’s Birth Control Coverage appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Less than a year from now, Roe v. Wade could be all-but-dead and employers, health providers and pharmacists could gain sweeping new power to impose their religious views on women who use birth control. The post This Will Probably Be The Biggest Supreme Court Term For Reproductive Rights Since Roe v. Wade appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Hobby Lobby Part II just got a first class ticket to the Supreme Court. The post Your Boss’s Ability To Take Away Your Birth Control Coverage Is Headed To The Supreme Court Again appeared first on ThinkProgress.
If the Supreme Court wants to expand its Hobby Lobby decision to charities and non-profit operators of businesses, colleges, and schools it now has what it needs—a split among Appeals courts. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the EighthShow More Summary
Now more than ever it looks likely that the Supreme Court will take up Obamacare’s birth control mandate after a federal appeals court on Thursday...
This week in progressive state blogs is designed specifically to focus attention on the writing and analysis of people focused on their home turf. Let me know via comments or Kosmail if you have a favorite state- or city-based blog you think I should be watching. Show More Summary
In a significant escalation of the birth control wars, a federal judge held on Monday that employers who object to contraception can refuse to include birth control coverage in their employees' health plan -- even if their objectionShow More Summary
VOXERS GONNA VOX: “I ran the piece by some other editors and they weren’t comfortable running it; I think the concern is that people will misinterpret it as implying opposition to abortion rights and birth control, which, while I know it’s not your intent, is a real concern.”
The numbers are in: Birth control is cheaper than ever before, thanks to health care reform. The post Thanks To Obamacare, The Average Woman Is Saving $255 Per Year On Her Birth Control Pills appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Federal appeals courts are unanimous in saying that employers must comply with current birth control rules. The Supreme Court doesn't seem to care. The post Anti-Birth Control Employers Keep Losing In Federal Court, But They’re Still Free To Violate The Law appeared first on ThinkProgress.
But he'll keep on punishing his enemies with expensive legal process....
I'd like to say thank you to Fox News. Four years ago we got to see television networks ask Republicans about birth control and global warming constantly. The networks focused on what they wanted, not what Republicans wanted. Tonight, Fox News was kind enough to probe the candidates on issues that matter to the Republican voters. Show More Summary
Hint: It’s birth control We all of us know how great birth control is, right? Heck, even “pro-life” Catholic Chris Christie uses it when he bones Mrs. Christie in her hoo-ha, and yes, you’re welcome for that lovely mental image. Birth...Show More Summary
In a cringe-worthy moment at 9:30am on Tuesday in a diner in New Hampshire Gov. Christie said: I'm a Catholic, but I've used birth control - and not just the rhythm method. My church has a teaching against birth control. Does that make...Show More Summary
“Chris Christie uses birth control — and not the rhythm method,” the Washington Post reports. “That’s the cringe-worthy revelation the New Jersey governor and 2016 GOP presidential candidate made at a town hall Tuesday morning.”