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Why are obese teens using birth control at way lower rates than their peers?

A troubling disparity doesn't just reflect a fat-shaming culture. It's also a sign of economic inequality

Birth Control Scores Important Symbolic Win In Federal Appeals Court

The Obama administration's winning streak in birth control cases continues. The post Birth Control Scores Important Symbolic Win In Federal Appeals Court appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Instead of Taking Dangerous Birth Control Device Off Market, FDA Adds a Warning Label

"These symptoms, these problems are not in our heads," said Essure user Claudia Castellanos. "They are real. Our pain is real." A birth control...

Forum Communications Refusing To Cover Birth Control For Employees

Apparently there is an internal food fight going on in Forum Communications Company (the organization that owns the Fargo Forum and the Grand Forks Herald and a bunch of other newspapers and television/radio stations). According to Jim Romenesko, FCC employees are using an internal company bulletin board to complain about a lack of coverage for birth control....

Birth control and the future of the planet: Pope still a Catholic

From the Observer 20 June 2015 Dismissing St Thomas Aquinas with his customary succinctness, Bertrand Russell said there was “little of the true philosophic spirit” in the Catholic church’s greatest philosopher. It was not that he wasn’t clever, but that he lacked the willingness to follow an argument wherever it led. Catholic dogma determined in […]

The Right To Birth Control Just Won Its Most Significant Victory To Date In A Post-Hobby Lobby Case

One of the most conservative federal appeals court judges in the country just sided with reproductive freedom. The post The Right To Birth Control Just Won Its Most Significant Victory To Date In A Post-Hobby Lobby Case appeared first on ThinkProgress.

NY Times Embraces Christian Moralism (Left-Wing Variety) on Sunday Front Page

More liberal media double standards: The New York Times, which would move ahem, heaven and earth to get religion out of politics when it comes to companies like Hobby Lobby that refuse on religious ground to pay for birth control for...Show More Summary

CHANGE: Male Birth Control Pill Is Coming, And It’s Going To Change Everything. “One injection wou…

CHANGE: Male Birth Control Pill Is Coming, And It’s Going To Change Everything. “One injection would last for years. Research tells us that at least half of men would use it.... Vasalgel is essentially a polymer that’s injected under local anesthetic into the man’s sperm-carrying tubes, accessible through the scrotum — not […]

Republicans ask women to trust them on birth control while trying to cut birth control funding

Republicans are making another push to seem like they don't hate women, and it shouldn't be a surprise that it's... not entirely honest. Sens. Cory Gardner (R-CO) and Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) are promoting a bill that would make birth control pills available over the counter. Show More Summary

OB-GYN Kathleen Morell explains the benefits of laws allowing women to get birth control over-the-counter

Accessibility is the key to making birth control available to all who want it -- and that includes affordability

Cory Gardner gets schooled on birth control: How Senate Democrats just exposed GOP’s contraception fraud

Both Republicans and Democrats have introduced measures to make oral contraceptives available OTC. Here's the scoop

Elizabeth Banks: Birth Control My ‘Number One Advice’ for High School Girls

The “number one advice” Elizabeth Banks has for high school girls has nothing to do with hard work, self-confidence or chasing dreams. In a Variety piece entitled, “Elizabeth Banks on Becoming a Director, Mentoring Young Women,” news...Show More Summary

California women will soon be able to get birth control prescriptions straight from their pharmacists

A highly anticipated law will make it easier for women to get hormonal contraception -- but there are major risks

5 Ways Birth Control Has Changed America

Sunday marks the 50th anniversary of Griswold v. Connecticut, the landmark Supreme Court decision that legalized birth control for married couples. (The decision was expanded to non-married Americans in 1972.) The case involved Estelle Griswold, then head of the Planned Parenthood League of Connecticut, who was arrested and fined $100 for...

“Cui Bono?” from keeping the Pill a prescription drug? …Why, Planned Parenthood, of course.

Planned Parenthood takes a bath if OTC oral contraceptive birth control ever happens. Remember that. The post “Cui Bono?” from keeping the Pill a prescription drug? …Why, Planned Parenthood, of course. appeared first on RedState.

DEMOCRATS’ #WARONWOMEN: S.E. Cupp has an incisive oped about the Democrats’ objections to a GOP effo…

DEMOCRATS’ #WARONWOMEN: S.E. Cupp has an incisive oped about the Democrats’ objections to a GOP effort to increase over-the-counter (OTC) access to birth control: If you’re one of the 10 million women in America who uses the pill, the prospect is nothing short of life-changing. Going to the doctor to refill the pill every month […]

Democrats holding OTC birth control pills hostage

A long, long time ago — way back in 2013 — pro-choice progressives united in a new clarion call to make prescription birth control available over the counter. Now, for political reasons, they’re changing their tune.

WEIRDLY, FEMINISTS ARE UNHAPPY: GOP senators call for over-the-counter birth control. “Groups like…

WEIRDLY, FEMINISTS ARE UNHAPPY: GOP senators call for over-the-counter birth control. “Groups like Planned Parenthood have opposed the idea, which they argue could drive up contraception prices. The group has pointed to ObamaCare’s contraception mandate — requiring insurance plans to cover all FDA-approved forms of birth control — and said that insurers may no longer […]

Fifty years, and we're still fighting for access to birth control

By Mary Nolan of Portland, Oregon. Mary is a former state legislator and is the interim executive director for Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon. June 7 marks the 50th anniversary of Griswold v. Connecticut, the landmark Supreme...Show More Summary

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