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She Had Four Abortions, Was There Any Way God Could Forgive Her?

On January 29th, Star Parker told pro-life activists at the Family Research Council headquarters she had used abortion as birth control and had four abortions, because she “got caught up in the lies of the Left.” Parker is the founder and president of the Center for Urban Renewal and Education, a public policy organization that […]

This Week in Sex: Birth Control on ‘Downton Abbey,’ and Not Much Sex in Japan

This week, the FDA warns of real Viagra in supposedly all natural supplements, a survey finds less than half of adults polled in Japan had sex in the last month, and we theorize about what method of contraception was available to the...Show More Summary

Government-Funded Hospitals Admit to Fitting Three 10-Year-Olds With Birth Control Device

According to the Daily Mail, in the United Kingdom more that 3,000 14-year-olds and at least 6,300 girls aged 15 were given the contraceptive implant, Nexplanon. The device is inserted under the skin and releases the hormone progesterone to prevent pregnancy. However, the controversy isn’t about the device itself, but about the fact that they […]

Pope Francis’ Remarks About Birth Control ‘Methods’ Offend Pro-Choice Catholics

While his off-the-cuff comments may have garnered chuckles from some people, many others are offended and point to the Church’s central role in denying women access to birth control. Image: giulio napolitano / Shutterstock.com The post Pope Francis’ Remarks About Birth Control ‘Methods’ Offend Pro-Choice Catholics appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Pope wants you to stop popping out babies — but don’t even think about using birth control

In the race to catch up to women of the 21st century, the Catholic Church is stuck somewhere around 1912. Cool!

Pope Francis Offends Rabbit Breeders With His Recent Birth Control Remarks 

Photo via Wikimedia Commons On his trip home from the Philippines, Pope Francis gave his strongest defense yet of the 1968 encyclical Humanae Vitae, which explicitly states the church's opposition to artificial birth control. He denounced...Show More Summary

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Reminder: Race isn’t a real thing. Next week, Congress will mark the anniversary of Roe v. Wade decision by voting to pass a bill that would violate it. The organizers of the annual March for Life think that birth control is abortion.  “It is possible to approve of sacrilege without endorsing racism. And it is possible to […]

New Congressional Bill Would Ban Late-Term Abortions After 20 Weeks

Pro-life members of Congress today introduced legislation in the House of Representatives that bans abortions from after 20-weeks of pregnancy up to the day of birth. With Republicans controlling both the House and Senate, there is a guarantee that the important pro-life legislation will finally receive a vote in both chambers of Congress. In 2013, […]

Is birth control the mother of all medical malpractice?

by Kelli You would have a good case for malpractice if your doctor recommended a bone marrow transplant for your common cold. How much better a case would there be if you didn’t even have a cold? In the case of no disease, the prescription...Show More Summary

Pro-life blog buzz 1-2-15

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and Kelli Big Blue Wave expresses skepticism about the remote birth control device that is supposed to work for 16 years. Culture Campaign comments on “nonprofit” Planned Parenthood’s latest annual report. Show More Summary

Planned Parenthood report touts their birth control as savior

by Kelli Birth control has changed my life. It has allowed me to attend college, travel and be a working woman. I get my birth control at Planned Parenthood because it is accessible and affordable, and because Planned Parenthood advocates for women like me – a young woman of color – every day. Show More Summary

New Birth Control Implant Could Come With a Remote Control And Last for 16 Years

In 2018, a new birth control implant may be available that has the same effects of some forms of oral contraception. The implant would be placed in the arm, stomach or buttocks and would release daily doses of levonorgestrel, which is the same hormone used in the Plan B morning after pill, which may cause […]

Pull Out For What? Chicago Transit Authority Confirms Plans To Put Subway Rats On Birth Control

Chicago Transit Authority Announces Plans To Put Subway Rats On Birth Control The Chicago Transit Authority is cracking down on their rodent problem. via Huffington Post The nation’s “rattiest city” is putting subway rodents on birth control. Egg loss and

Tales of bad parenting: “Abortion saved my child”

by Kelli Notice that both abortion stories share this same, perverse theme: abortion is a way to “save” my child. Also notice that both women were using birth control and still wound up pregnant. I mention that as an aside, but it’s worth considering in its own right…. Show More Summary

Conservatives Believe Contraception Is Abortion Only When It's Politically Convenient

In recent years, there has been a surge in energy behind the conservative argument that some forms of birth control are tantamount to abortion. Anti-choice activists have taken to saying that emergency contraception and IUDs work byShow More Summary

How the anti-choice movement selectively conflates contraception and abortion

It’s no secret that some anti-choice extremists believe, counter to the scientific facts, that some forms of birth control actually cause abortion. But traditionally mainstream anti-choice groups have tended to stay away from such claims. Show More Summary

More women are choosing more effective birth control — here’s why it matters

What a wacky idea -- remove barriers to birth control, and women will choose safe, effective methods of contraception!

Social Worker at Planned Parenthood Tells of Woman Who Had Her 9th Abortion

The phenomenon of repeat abortions is one of the least-discussed aspects of the abortion debate. Despite the wide availability of contraception and non-abortifacient birth control, abortion is still used as a form of birth control. Writing at LiveAction, LifeNews writer Sarah Terzo dug up a quote from a former Planned Parenthood abortion clinic employee about […]

A Discriminatory and Dangerous Law that is Killing Women and Girls in El Salvador

By: Chloe Horsma, Amnesty youth activist  Probably the greatest obstacle I’ve ever faced around my sexual and reproductive rights was a borderline-uncomfortable conversation with my mom when I wanted to look into birth control for the first time.  Many of … Please continue reading.

Divorce Rates Keep Declining. Thanks, Birth Control!

Feminism has led to lower divorce rates over the decades, because independent women have better marriages. Yet conservatives keep insisting that the struggle for equality is driving families apart. Image: Shutterstock The post Divorce Rates Keep Declining. Thanks, Birth Control! appeared first on RH Reality Check.

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