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We have a great Thanksgiving dinner conversation topic for you: Birth control!

Reproductive rights are still a mess in the U.S., but we have a lot to be thankful for.

How the Supreme Court Birth Control Decision Could Hurt Us

On November, the Supreme Court agreed to hear several challenges to the birth control benefit mandate in the Affordable Care Act, which requires certain employers to cover contraception in their employee health insurance plans. The cases, consolidated as Zubik et al. Show More Summary

Babies Aren’t Birth Control; Finding Day Care Is Birth Control

There really is no way to prepare for a baby. Not necessarily the baby itself, but the impending change to your life once you become a parent. It’s one of the few instances in life when you may think you know, but you truly have no idea. Show More Summary

Doctor Inserted IUD Into Woman But She Got Pregnant, When He Took It Out He Killed Her Baby

In April 2011, Melanie Foster went to her doctor’s office complaining that she had missed her menstrual period for five months after having an IUD birth control device implanted. Her doctor, Dr. Corrinne de Cholnoky, agreed to remove the device but failed to perform a pregnancy test before she did; and now she is being […]

More Gates money for abortion: Foundation gives another $120M to ‘family planning’

Melinda Gates, who claims to follow the Catholic faith, says birth control will 'empower' women, make them 'prosperous,' and 'transform their lives' for the better.

Margaret Sanger Would be Proud: Oregon Pressures Poor Women Not to Have Children

“Such human weeds clog up the path, drain up the energies and the resources of this little earth. We must clear the way for a better world; we must cultivate our garden.” – Margaret Sanger, Birth Control: Facts and Responsibilities It’s no secret that Planned Parenthood founder Margaret Sanger saw birth control as a key […]

Whistleblower: Planned Parenthood Paid $3 for Birth Control But Billed Medicaid $35

The Planned Parenthood abortion company has been caught selling aborted baby body parts, but the scandal at the nation’s largest abortion business is much bigger than that. A whistleblower who formerly worked at Planned Parenthood said it has been engaged in massive fraud involving overbillng and taxpayer funds. A little-known whistleblower lawsuit accuses Planned Parenthood […]

A Company Mislabeled Its Birth Control. Women Got Pregnant and Sued. Do They Have a Case?

In 2011, drugmaker Qualitest manufactured a faulty batch of birth control pills. The pills themselves worked fine, but the packaging flipped the order of the pills 180 degrees, putting a row of inert pills—which a patient would normally take during her period—where the first week of active hormones should be. Show More Summary

Abortions Skyrocketing in Greece, They’re Being Used for Birth Control During Economic Crisis

Greece’s major financial crisis has influenced another massive tragedy in the small Mediterranean nation – skyrocketing abortion rates. Abortions in Greece have risen by 50 percent during the financial crisis, according to information...Show More Summary

Cecile Richards Defends Aborting Her Baby: We Had Three Kids, That Was Enough

In a new interview with Katie Couric, who supports abortion and has marched in support of the abortion company, Planned Parenthood president and CEO Cecile Richards defended the abortion she once had for birth control reasons. The details of Richards’ abortion first came to light in October of last year. Planned Parenthood does over 330,000 […]

LGBTQ Advocates Celebrate Birth Control Day

  November 10 is #ThxBirthControl Day, a social media campaign supported by the National LGBTQ Task Force to promote sex positivity by publicly supporting birth control and all that it makes possible for individuals and society. And I want to take this moment to thank birth control for its important role in my life. Thanks birth […]

Thank You, Birth Control Pills, for an Impressive 25-Year Run

Today, the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy is asking us to take a moment and thank birth control for “all that it makes possible for individuals and society.” I took more than 5,000 birth control pills in my...Show More Summary

Supreme Court should reject this religious liberty argument

In implementing the Affordable Care Act, the Obama administration has offered religious schools and charities that object to some birth control methods a reasonable and respectful accommodation: They need not provide or pay for contraceptive coverage for their female employees, but they must inform...

Supreme Court Takes Up Challenges to Obamacare Birth Control Benefit

The Supreme Court on Friday announced it would review a series of cases brought by religiously affiliated nonprofits challenging the accommodation process for complying with the Affordable Care Act’s birth control benefit. Image: WikiMedia Commons The post Supreme Court Takes Up Challenges to Obamacare Birth Control Benefit appeared first on RH Reality Check.

15 Intimate Photos Of Women In Bed With Their Birth Control

Over the last 10 years, I've used five different types of birth control: two types of pills, condoms, Plan B and, most recently, an IUD. Given that I'm only 28, birth control is probably something I will have to think about activelyShow More Summary

These Halloween costume ideas will make your feminist dude the sexiest person at the party

In this week’s Shots & Chasers, we’re going to focus on What’s Going On With Male Birth Control.

SHOCK: Abortion Used as Birth Control in Cuba, One Woman’s Mom Had 4 and Her Aunt 10

I was vaguely aware that abortion is very common in Cuba. But until a friend forwarded me a story from the New York Times, I had no idea that abortion is rampant. The narrative arc is build around an unmarried couple that has (as the headline suggests) “An abundance of love” but no kids. And […]

How to advocate for IUDs and implants given the history of birth control coercion

Dani McClain has a great piece at The Nation today exploring the growing enthusiasm for IUDs and implants — those super-effective long-acting reversible contraceptives, or LARCs — within the context of the long history of eugenicist attempts at controlling poor women of color’s fertility in the US.  If your sole concern is curbing unintended pregnancies, […]

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Sexism in the kitchen. The economics of male birth control.  Sheryl Sandberg bestows a “lean in” award on Rep. Paul Ryan, a man who apparently thinks family time is a privilege only the wealthy deserve. #DoIMatterNow campaign promotes Indigenous-Muslim solidarity in Canada. An intruder with a hatchet destroyed phones, medical equipment, and computers at a Planned […]

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