Yet another federal appeals court ruled that completing paperwork to qualify for a religious accommodation to the birth control benefit in the Affordable Care Act did not violate the Religious Freedom Restoration Act. Image: Shutterstock The post Federal Appeals Courts Unanimous in Support of Obamacare’s Birth Control Accommodation appeared first on RH Reality Check.
In Britain, one in 20 minors are being prescribed birth control pills without their parents’ knowledge. The Daily Mail reports that some of these girls are as young as 12-years-old, and approximately 75,000 girls under the age of 16 receive the pill every year. This is a 50% increase in a decade. Unfortunately, parents are […]
'I’m a Catholic, but I’ve used birth control and not just the rhythm method, OK?'
Since the 1960s, an uneasy question has been whispered among medical communities, media, and feminist circles: Could the birth control pill—arguably the most important innovation for women of the 20th century, if not the past 2,000 years—cause...Show More Summary
At a New Hampshire campaign event, Chris Christie tried to prop up his image as a moderate by telling the audience that he has used birth control, even though his church, the Catholic Church, forbids it. This really shouldn't be a big surprise, since 98 percent of Catholics in the U.S. Show More Summary
In a political landscape that seems destined to pit bibles against birth control for as long as the culture wars shall persist, the Religious Institute is just one of numerous organizations advocating for contraceptive access, abortion...Show More Summary
Thanks for my IUD, Mr. Buffett.
Categories: Skepticism Why academia needs emotional, passionate women – “There is the beginning of a passionate, emotional rebellion in the academic world. Researchers are starting to realise that allowing your emotions and... (Read more...)
Usually, lawsuits that try to use "religious freedom" to prevent women from using their health plans for birth control are launched by employers, such as Notre Dame and Hobby Lobby. (This overlooks that the plans, like paychecks, technically belong to the people who earn them through working—but onward.)
Oregonians will be able to buy birth control at a pharmacy without a doctor's prescription beginning next year, potentially making the state the first in the nation to allow the practice.
A petition to the U.S. Supreme Court filed by a group of religiously affiliated nonprofits argues that any process that allows employees to access contraception coverage is a violation of employer's rights. Image: Shutterstock The post More Religiously Affiliated Nonprofits Ask Roberts Court to Step Into Birth Control Fight appeared first on RH Reality Check.
A young girl has been violated by those who were entrusted with her care and protection. She and others like her are the true losers in this case.
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For American women taking the pill in 2012, it accounted for an average of 44 percent of their out-of-pocket health spending. Now, the average has dropped to 22 percent. For many women, it’s dropped to zero.
Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania analyzed claims data from a nationwide provider of private insurance, and found that on average, contraceptive pill and IUD users spent 20 percent less out-of-pocket on their chosen family...Show More Summary
A quietly-handled wrongful termination lawsuit brought in San Diego, California, against Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest gives insight into Planned Parenthood’s defensive mechanisms that kick into full throttle when employees fail to march in lockstep. Show More Summary
Categories: Quickies A Father’s Struggle to Stop His Daughter’s Adoption – “In the United States, when an unmarried man has a baby, his partner can give it up without his consent—unless he... (Read more...)
RELATED: Interview Randall Terry advocates for the criminalization of all forms of birth control. In 2004 his adopted son Jamiel came out in an Out Magazine essay, prompting Terry to blame Jamiel's gayness on his birth parents. Jamiel died in a car accident in 2011. Show More Summary
Earlier this month, LifeNews.com reported on a high school in Seattle, Washington that is now implanting intrauterine devices (IUD), as well as other forms of birth control and doing so without parental knowledge or permission. The IUD is known as a long acting reversible contraception, and may even act as an abortifacient. So, a young […]
Caya, a new single-size diaphragm, gives women who can't or don't want to use hormonal methods a new birth control option. Image: Fuz Jamall/ YouTube The post New Diaphragm Hits U.S. Market for First Time in 50 Years appeared first on RH Reality Check.