Abortion opponents are quietly shifting their agenda, with potentially radical implications. The post The Right Wing’s Cynical Effort To Rebrand Birth Control As A Form Of Abortion appeared first on ThinkProgress.
by Dish Staff Alexander Stille describes Éric Zemmour’s book, Le Suicide Français, as “a wildly over-the-top broadside condemnation of everything that has happened in the past fifty years, such as birth control, abortion, student protests,...Show More Summary
The rate of women opting for long-term contraception like IUDs has nearly doubled. The post The Number Of Women Using The Most Effective Form Of Birth Control Is Rising appeared first on ThinkProgress.
People in the United States have been going to Planned Parenthood for nearly a century, ever since Margaret Sanger opened her first birth control clinic in Brooklyn in 1916. But it wasn't until 1977, after the US had already celebrated Roe v. Show More Summary
They took 2 sets of women who were on birth control pills when they chose their male partners. Group 1 had objectively good-looking men, and Group 2 had objectively not-so-good-looking men. They stopped the birth control pills, and supposedly the women in Group 2 became less attracted to the men, but the women in Group 1 did not. Show More Summary
Jill Filipovic talks to some protestors who oppose safe and legal abortion (boldface mine): “Abstinence,” Clark says. “It’s possible. I taught my daughters abstinence. It doesn’t mean I’ve been successful with my first two, but I have three more to … Continue reading ?
The contraceptive shots, which last three months, are expected to cost women less than a dollar. The post Pharma Company Plans To Bring Affordable Birth Control To Developing Countries appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Few things in politics are more maddening than morning-after press releases from liberal groups who got their asses kicked claiming that no, really, we actually won! But of all the garbage we've seen since election night, NARAL and Planned...Show More Summary
The patriarchy, not content with its suzerainty over wombs through the sexist demand that women buy their own birth control, has invaded the soccer pitch to ensure that men and women compete on unlevel playing fields. Thirteen members...Show More Summary
Plus, policies to expand access to all forms of birth control have broad bipartisan support. The post Americans Across Party Lines Think We Should Talk More About Birth Control appeared first on ThinkProgress.
ISIS was originally birthed by its sponsors to sow "controlled instability" in the Shiite crescent, but is now wreaking "uncontrolled instability," said Mowaffak al Rubaie -- a member of the Iraqi Parliament and Iraq's former National...Show More Summary
Democratic Rep. Ami Bera (CA-7) is ratcheting up his attacks on Republican challenger Doug Ose in a new ad, accusing Ose of being against women having access to birth control as well as opposing abortion rights. The text of the attack reads: Hey, Doug Ose, your statements about birth control? They’re backwards. Show More Summary
It will be up to the schools to decide whether they want to rip out the offending pages or use a marker to censor them. The post School District Strips High School Biology Textbook Of Any Mention Of Birth Control Or Abortion appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Gov. Tom Corbett (R-PA) Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett has done a few surprising things, for a Republican governor, as he's tried to reverse his wild unpopularity. He's accepted a form of Medicaid expansion. He's decided not to appeal a marriage equality ruling. Show More Summary
By Miriam Raftery SAN DIEGO, Ca – An ABC News investigation that includes 10 News in San Diego reveals that the maker of the Essure birth control device covered up evidence that patients have been seriously harmed by the device for over a decade. The device consists of metal coils that are implanted inside a [...]Show More Summary
Is this the worst ad of the 2014 election cycle? It's certainly a contender. The National Abortion Rights Action League had created a new war-on-womeny ad about a near future in which Cory Gardner has banned birth control leading, somehow, to a complete unavailability of condoms and also college tuition. Show More Summary
That's why he's banned birth control, Sweet Pea! That's why there's no condoms anymore, Sweet Pea!!! Here's your new NARAL ad against Cory Gardener: Woman: Did you try the corner market? Man: Of course. Woman: Grocery store? Man: Sold out?...
For no clear reason, the state is canceling a family planning program that gives out free reproductive health care. The post Pennsylvania May Drop Birth Control Coverage For Thousands Of Low-Income Women appeared first on ThinkProgr...
By Michele Stranger Hunter of Portland, Oregon. Michele is the executive director of NARAL Pro-Choice Oregon. Last week, the National Women's Health Network, a national organization committed to advancing women's health, praised Governor...Show More Summary
... sterilization?The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists weighed in on the topic last year with an updated policy statement on the benefits and risks of sterilization. The statement concludes that it's both a safe and effective means of permanent birth control. Show More Summary