According to new study that surveyed nearly 8,000 women and teenage girls, no-cost access to birth control doesn't encourage women to engage in risky or "promiscuous" sexual behavior. Another related study conducted the same week (by...Show More Summary
The reactionary argument that providing birth control to women in order to increase their personal autonomy will lead to more sluttiness which is a bad in and of itself. Once we strip out the patriarchial authoritarianism it soundsShow More Summary
Listen. Respect. Encourage people to follow their conscience. Be sensitive to the financial cost of children and allow birth control. Prepare people for marriage with professional counselors, not just priests or volunteers — and with...Show More Summary
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Study Finds Free Birth Control Doesn't Make Us Have Risky Sex Quick, someone inform Rush Limbaugh. read more
By Alice S. The Affordable Care Act makes effective birth control more affordable for millions of women by requiring employer-based health plans to include no-cost coverage for contraceptives. On March 25, the Supreme Court will hear arguments from companies that want to violate this law. Show More Summary
Alaska Republican state Sen. Fred Dyson is a real charmer with some Rush Limbaugh-style views on contraceptive coverage. See, Dyson is very against abortion, but was not happy when a colleague suggested that one way to reduce abortion is to improve access to birth control (crazy thought). Show More Summary
A recent study found that, despite conservative handwringing, women with access to no-cost birth control methods are no more likely to have multiple sexual partners. In fact, the study actually showed a statistically significant reduction in the number sexual partners some participants had before receiving contraceptives. Show More Summary
On Wednesday, a Republican state senator in Alaska took to the floor to explain that the government should not pay for family planning services for low-income women, because anyone can afford birth control. "Even the most [sexually]Show More Summary
A large new study dispels the conservative argument against Obamacare's contraceptive coverage. The post No, Free Birth Control Doesn’t Encourage Women To Have Risky Sex appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Alaska pol says expanded access to birth control means taxpayer funded sexual "recreation."
The controversy around the concept of religious liberty — whether in the form of birth control mandates resulting from the Affordable Care Act, or non-discrimination lawsuits related to same-sex marriage — can seem like a straightforward conflict between retrograde religion and the progressive state. Show More Summary
Post by Lisa Fogarty. No offense to the guys out there, but we women have always been on the losing side when it comes to being able to protect ourselves from both pregnancy AND HIV. The only birth control method we've been able to use up until now to prevent both is condoms. Show More Summary
Cool science news: A new long-lasting device could one day be available to protect women against both pregnancy and HIV, researchers at Northwestern University announced today. While the device is still in the very early stages, it's a potentially big step in the fight against HIV and unwanted pregnancy, especially in low-income regions such as sub-Saharan Africa.
Earlier this week, teachers on Reddit revealed some of the craziest misconceptions students have about sex. We can’t blame them for thinking that Skittles are a perfectly acceptable form of birth control, we can only blame the adults who’ve left them woefully uniformed. Well, according to a new survey, they’re not gonna find much reliable [...]
Statement says Supreme Court case is 'cut from the same cloth' as vetoed Arizona law.
After more than 25 years working at Americans United for Separation of Church and State, Rob Boston knows a thing or two about the Religious Right, their motivations and tactics, and what the future appears to have in store for them....Show More Summary
The percentage of U.S. babies born outside of hospitals has reached its highest level in nearly 40 years, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In 2012, 1.36% of all U.S. births occurred outside...Show More Summary
The Supreme Court will hear the Hobby Lobby case against the HHS Mandate later this month and the Planned Parenthood abortion business is already trying to spin the news. Hobby Lobby, the family-owned arts and crafts business that has been the most high-profile plaintiff against Obamacare, asked the U.S. Supreme Court today to protect it […]
The former talk show host is producing a new documentary warning women about the risks of taking the pill. Is there any basis to her claims? The post Ricki Lake And The Rise Of The Birth Control Truthers appeared first on ThinkProgr...