by Hans Johnson In this Planned Parenthood video, “scoring” birth control is compared to getting “The Goods” – as in drugs. It’s creepy, offensive, and an epic fail for PP’s claim to be a family service, not just another business targeting teens and minorities: Email email@example.com with your video suggestions. Show More Summary
Although many Republican candidates campaigned on making birth control available over the counter without a prescription, it's unlikely that the GOP will make that issue a priority in the new Congress. Image: mandritoiu / Shutterstock.com The post GOP Governing Agenda Doesn’t Include Birth Control Access appeared first on RH Reality Check.
Feeling gratitude is a rather old-fashioned concept these days. We're too busy, too tired, perhaps too annoyed, to take a moment and realize how fortunate we are. And to say thank you. There are many things I am grateful for -- my family, my friends, the fact that I get to write for a living. Show More Summary
Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) told reporters Thursday that the House will vote again to entirely repeal the Affordable Care Act, regardless of what the newly Republican-dominated Senate does. Image: Shutterstock The post Republicans Still Determined to Repeal Affordable Care Act, Birth Control Benefit and All appeared first on RH Reality Check.
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Over the last few months, pro-life candidates have been accused of many ridiculous things. But, hands down, the most outrageous accusation has been that they want to take away everyone’s birth control. According to NARAL, pro-life Cory Gardner of Colorado wants to strip Coloradans of birth control– including condoms. As LifeNews previously reported, the pro-abortion […]
A federal judge in Florida ruled Ave Maria University did not have to comply with the Obama administration's latest accommodation process for religiously affiliated nonprofits that object to covering contraception in insurance plans. Image:...Show More Summary
Amendment 67 flies in the face of all my Catholic values. By banning birth control, abortion, and in vitro fertilization, this dangerous measure would prevent women from following their consciences when making critical moral decisions. Image: Shutterstock The post A Colorado Catholic Speaks Out Against Amendment 67 appeared first on RH Reality Check.
Conservative commentators are teeing off at an ad campaign depicting a world in which birth control is banned and condoms are in short supply. Image: Truth Revolt/Youtube The post Conservatives Not Amused by NARAL Colorado Condom Shortage Ad appeared first on RH Reality Check.
The administration sought comments on how to define a closely held for-profit company and whether other reporting or enforcement steps might be appropriate to implement an exemption to the birth control benefit. Image: Shutterstock The post Legal Scholars, Reproductive Health Advocates Comment on Exemptions to Birth Control Benefit appeared first on RH Reality Check.
by Kelli Rampell argues that if only poor people in America could get free birth control and more comprehensive sex education, have “easy access” to abortions in unregulated clinics, and receive more government-sponsored childcare by...Show More Summary
Most women don't need to be told the story of a woman's abortion (or two abortions) after forgetting to use birth control in the heat of the moment. Most of us know a woman who's done that. About one in three women will be her. Statistically, several women reading this post at this moment have not just had an abortion, but have had a "bad" abortion. Show More Summary
The Birth of the Pill By Jonathan Eig NORTON Seventy years ago, birth control—illegal, crude, and unreliable—was reserved for women with means whose men were willing to go along. Jonathan Eig's gripping history recounts how two men and two women fought science and society for a pill to enable smaller families (and low-risk recreational sex). Show More Summary
Colorado Republican senatorial candidate Cory Gardner has dropped support of state “personhood” amendments because he didn’t know they would have banned some forms of birth control. But an anti-choice group now says Gardner was briefed...Show More Summary
Many opponents of Obamacare have been offering over-the-counter birth control as an alternative. But here are the six main reasons why "Obamacare vs. over-the-counter birth control" is a false choice. Image: Shutterstock The post No, Repealing Obamacare Will Not Make It Easier to Access Birth Control appeared first on RH Reality Check.
Illustration by Tyler Hoehne It seems like every couple years a new contraceptive for women comes on the market. Decades after the FDA approved “the pill” as birth control, women have seen their options expand into shots, patches, implants,...Show More Summary
The Daily Show Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Indecision Political Humor,The Daily Show on Facebook The Daily Show’s Kirsten Schaal munches on a bowl full of birth control pills and explains the GOP’s new outreach strategy to female voters. An affirmative consent bill was introduced in New Hampshire. White men have historically relied on government to give them [...]
The University of Notre Dame has jumpstarted the efforts of religiously affiliated nonprofits to get the Roberts Court to weigh in on the accommodation to the birth control benefit. Image: Birth Control via Shutterstock The post Notre Dame Asks Supreme Court to Vacate Lower Court’s Birth Control Ruling appeared first on RH Reality Check.
A Gallery Of Kids Ruining Their Parents’ Lives Kids are tough as hell. Ask any parent. But these parents have it worse than anyone else. These kids ruined their parents’ days…and more. Pray for them.