“I just don’t think birth control is so outrageously expensive that government funding for it is necessary.”
When Jaime Benner was a teenager, her mom took her to Planned Parenthood to get on birth control. When she found a lump in her breast a decade later, a local provider told Benner it would take three weeks to see her. She again turned...Show More Summary
The good people of Missouri elect only the finest citizens. Missouri’s Senate is considering legislation that would allow employers and landlords to discriminate against women who use birth control or have had abortions. The bill, which has the support of the state’s governor, Eric Greitens, was approved by the Missouri House Tuesday. Known as SB […]
The Senate Republicans’ healthcare bill will make it harder for women to access important health benefits such as birth control and maternity coverage, critics say. As currently written, the measure, which was drafted by 13 male senators,...Show More Summary
How far will Republicans in Missouri go to push their pro-life agenda? So far it seems, that they are willing to ban women who use birth control from even working. In what can only be described as pure zealotry, Republicans are trying...Show More Summary
A measure winding through the state Legislature uses language of religious freedom while proposing harsh consequences for women who have had abortions or use contraception.
In the US, women are waiting longer than ever to have children. In 2014, the average age of first birth in the US was 26.3, up from 24.9 in 2000, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. As a result, the fertility market has grown to about $3 billion in the US. Show More Summary
The province is strapped for cash but has enough money to fund anti-children ads for contraception.
Staring up at the ceiling, bottomless, too wet, and cold. He tells me I'm doing great and we can just go ahead. I consent, and the pain is blinding. I start screaming and swearing at the doctor. This is the first time I made a half-baked decision about contraception. Show More Summary
Just over half of American teenagers are sexually active, and most report using some form of contraception, according to new research. The study from the National Center for Health Statistics found that 55% of teens said they were having sex by age 18, and 80% of those teens used some form of protection during their…
A new Missouri bill would target abortion providers and sanction employment and housing discrimination against people who use birth control or have an abortion. Blessed be the fruit. Yesterday, the Missouri House voted to pass SB 5, a bill imposing several highly burdensome and even more unnecessary restrictions on abortion providers; for example, the bill […]
When I met my husband, I wasn’t on birth control. There had been no need so why even try to figure out how to go about getting it while living in a foreign country. But, suddenly there was a need and I wanted on it fast. Originally I...Show More Summary
One thing is for sure: Jenna Jameson knows the importance of birth control—animal birth control (ABC), that is. The post Jenna Jameson’s Nude PETA Ad Addresses the Issue of Too Much Sex appeared first on PETA.
In just the first five months of this administration, the threats to contraception access have come one after another. It is an all-out attack Donald Trump has spent the better part of his life bragging about sexual exploits with women. Show More Summary
iStock/AndreyPopov Finally. We have news about birth control that isn’t gut-turning. Important delivery Nurx, a new app service, is making getting a birth control prescription written and delivered to your home a breeze. The app was created to help women in “contraceptive deserts” get prescriptions without visiting a doctor. Show More Summary
For Glamour, by Maggie Mallon. Thanks to a packaging error, women taking a popular birth control pill may have accidentally been taking placebos when they believed they were taking oral contraceptives. In an announcement made last month,...Show More Summary
Tim Lynch: Islam promotes male aggression while crushing female vanity. Their cultural fear of female sexuality produces a bizarre dissonance reflected in increases in birth defects from intermarriage, a hatred of homosexuals but an acceptance of homosexual acts between young men and with younger boys. Large farm animals are at risk of rape when bands […]
Through the first three of the NBA playoffs, the Cleveland Cavaliers could do no wrong as they only dropped one game as they got set to play the Golden State Warriors for the third straight year. Then the wheels came flying off to the tune of two straight blowouts, but notably, Tristan Thompson seemed to […]
The trend toward older parenthood continues, with recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicating that for the first time in three decades 2016 birth rates among women 30-34 surpassed those among women ages 25-29 in the United States. Show More Summary