Since Rep. Steve King says that Central American families have been lured by U.S. policies to "give their daughters birth control pills and send them down a rape path all the way through Mexico, and it's a death path on the death train"...Show More Summary
Steve King blames the unholy trinity of rape, refugee kids, and birth control pills on President Obama. Rep. Steve King of Iowa pulls off a perfect trifecta on CNN this morning: This is a man-caused disaster, and the man that causedShow More Summary
From the man who brought you "calves the size of cantaloupes" now comes "give their daughters birth control pills and send them down a rape path."
The answer is more complicated than simply missing a dose, or failing to take your birth control at just the right time each day. Scientists are just beginning to understand how individual differences in body chemistry can affect how well the Pill works. Read the rest
Two years after he was widely vilified for suggesting that Sandra Fluke was a "slut" and "prostitute" for insisting that other people -- taxpayers or insurance companies, she wasn't picky -- pay for her birth control, Rush Limbaugh asked...Show More Summary
We need to a better job of explaining that women use birth control for much more than delaying or avoiding motherhood.
PORTLAND, Ore. – The findings of a new study suggest two ways to effectively address the problem that birth control pills may not work as well in obese women, compared to women of a normal body mass index. Birth control pills are a one-size-fits-all...Show More Summary
And so can natural hormone changes that happen all the time. This is no reason to hate on birth control
Here are the six most helpful resources I know of for trying to assess whether or not birth control pills and/or Plan B definitely cause abortions or not. The most common question I get emailed to me goes something like this: I’m trying to figure out what contraception is morally acceptable to use and would appreciate […]
Post by Judy Dutton. Birth control may conjure up images for the Pill, condoms, or IUDs, but a growing number of moms are exploring natural birth control methods due to religious reasons, holistic leanings, or side effects suffered on more mainstream options. Show More Summary
I can understand their point: it’s difficult to earn $9 a month to purchase birth control pills in the Obameconomy (Washington Times) The Obama administration ordered employers Thursday to notify their workers if they plan to cut birth-control...Show More Summary
Someone who was busted with Viagra in violation of a plea agreement burbled the following: “Today’s young men are totally supportive of somebody else buying women their birth control pills because make sure the women are — sex is what … Continue reading ?
The Gates Foundation is backing a company making an implantable birth control chip that can be turned on and off at will. Is the future of the Pill an implantable chip women can control remotely? Read Full Story
For all its benefits, birth control options have their limitations. With the pill, you have to remember to take it regularly. If receiving the shot, you have to go into your doctor every three months. With IUDs, currently the most highly...Show More Summary
Still pissed about the Hobby Lobby ruling? Follow Jasmine Shea‘s lead and vent that frustration with some creative rearranging at your local Hobby Lobby store. (Offering the cashier a package of birth control pills along with your payment is another idea.) You can find the store closest to you here. (h/t Bitch)
Taking birth control pills may make women’s eggs seem old, at least as measured by two tests of fertility, a new study has found. In younger women taking the pill, hormone levels associated with the ability to make mature, healthy eggs...Show More Summary
Can Planned Parenthood get any classier? On Independence Day, Planned Parenthood Action ignited its own fireworks by sharing a picture of Lady Liberty -- but replaced her traditional tablet with birth control pills. With a shout-out “to liberty and justice for all,” Planned Parenthood tweeted: read more
Rush Limbaugh went on an anti-birth control pill rant the other day after a caller wondered why the pill has become so important to the humane condition. Ever since the Hobby Lobby case came up suddenly in conservatives' minds, contraceptives meant women view pregnancies as a disease. Show More Summary