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.”
Christie: "I've used birth control and not just the rhythm method."
The governor doesn't think using birth control makes him "an awful Catholic"
Gov. Chris Christie, of New Jersey, talks about being Catholic and birth control.
Chris Christie said earlier today that he's used birth control, "and not just the rhythm method."
In fact, Christie's stance on birth control is similar to the position of House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D). The post Like Most Catholics, Chris Christie Uses Birth Control appeared first on ThinkProgress.
A number of political observers cringed when New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) was quoted discussing birth control on Tuesday morning. Christie, a presidential candidate, held a town hall event at Blake's Restaurant & Creamery in Manchester, New Hampshire, where the topic came up. Show More Summary
Wheaton College official explains "It's bigger than student health insurance"
Wheaton would rather its students not have health insurance than lodge official objections to birth control.
Fifty years ago, just five years after the FDA approved the first birth control pill, the Supreme Court struck down a Connecticut state law that prohibited the use of "any drug, medicinal article, or instrument for the purpose of preventing conception," thereby making birth control legal nationwide for married couples. Show More Summary
Slate writer Amanda Marcotte claimed this week that a drop in the number of teens having sex is the result of encouraging teens to use birth control and engage in sexual behavior. Meanwhile, she posited, education encouraging abstinence couldn't possibly, ever, in a zillion years, have anything to do with it.
Washington pharmacists who have religious objections to abortion or birth control can be sanctioned by the state if they send customers to another store for emergency contraception, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday. In a case watched closely by advocates of personal religious freedom and women's rights, the 9th U.S. Show More Summary