“We do not accept any federal, state or local rollbacks, cuts or restrictions on our ability to access quality reproductive healthcare services, birth control, HIV/AIDS care and prevention, or medically accurate sexuality education,” the Women’s March on Washington platform says. The post Women’s March Platform Demands Abortion Access for All appeared first on Rewire.
See how the Planned Parenthood Direct app makes it possible to skip the gynecologist's office and the line at the pharmacy and still get birth control.
Jessica Chastain, a proud and vocal feminist who speaks the good word on a regular basis, lamented the decision by Republicans to cover birth control under the Affordable Care Act. Because it's terrible and horrifying. #BirthControl is no longer covered...
For some goddamn reason, former teen dad, father of six, and Brewers pitcher Matt Garza is saying some shit about abstinence-only education on Twitter. Read more...
You may need to start paying for the pill again.
He didn’t stick to sports.
On Thursday night, actress Jessica Chastain tweeted this in response to the Senate’s attempts to defund the Affordable Care Act: (...)
Jessica Chastain should quit her bitchin' about birth control costs and start preachin' about abstinence... so says Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Matt Garza. Garza -- who has 6 kids -- went after the "Zero Dark Thirty" star after she tweeted…
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman (D) announced legislation Wednesday that would protect access to free contraception even as Republicans move toward repealing the Affordable Care Act. The Comprehensive Contraception Coverage...Show More Summary
Republicans are attempting to make 55 million women pay more for their prescription birth control while also cutting funding for children in low-income families.
The process of repealing Obamacare began yesterday in the Senate, and Republicans rejected the amendment that requires insurance companies to cover the full cost of contraceptives in the process. In 2012, a women's preventative health care provision within the Affordable Care Act went into effect making birth control free for women with insurance. Show More Summary
Republicans defeated an effort by Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) to safeguard the Affordable Care Act’s protections for women, including the law’s birth control benefit. The post Senate Republicans Vote to Kill Popular Obamacare Benefits in ‘Vote-a-Rama’ appeared first on Rewire.
A growing number of U.S. states seek to ensure women will have free access to birth control as Republicans begin dismantling Obamacare.
(Reuters) - Growing numbers of U.S. states are seeking to ensure that women have continued access to free birth control in case the insurance benefit is dropped as part of President-elect Donald Trump's vow to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has signed an executive order directing government agencies to provide contraception to 6 million Filipino women who don't have access to birth control and other reproductive health-related services. Show More Summary
A law in the Philippines mandates universal access to contraception, but the Supreme Court and the Catholic Church have fought its implementation. President Rodrigo Duterte is pushing back.
The bill would codify into state law the Affordable Care Act mandate for cost-free contraception.
New York’s attorney general is making moves to protect no-cost access to contraception in the event that a Republican-controlled Congress and a Trump-controlled executive branch roll back the current contraception mandate of the Affordable Care Act.
Once President-elect Donald Trump takes office, measures that threaten women's access to abortions, birth control, breast exams, Pap tests and other reproductive-health services have a greater chance... To view the full story, click the title link.