Thanks for my IUD, Mr. Buffett.
Bloomberg Businessweek just ran a fascinating piece about how Warren Buffett’s family quietly donated hundreds of millions of dollars to the research and expansion of long-term, reversible birth control. The one-sentence summary: A stream...Show More Summary
Post by Liz Alterman. Talk about not wanting your kids to follow in your footsteps! Teen Mom 2 star Leah Messer plans to her put her daughters on birth control at the young age of 13! Yikes! We know the 23-year-old mom-of-three definitely...Show More Summary
Wheaton College in Illinois has announced plans to end health insurance for their students, due to the school’s religious beliefs. The move is a stand against the Affordable Care Act, which requires birth control coverage for all insurance plans. Show More Summary
Wheaton College official explains "It's bigger than student health insurance"
Wheaton would rather its students not have health insurance than lodge official objections to birth control.
Due to an objection with an Affordable Care Act mandate that requires health insurance plans to offer base birth control as part of its student health plans, the Wheaton College has announced that it will no longer offer health insurance to its students to avoid conflicting with the institution's Christian convictions.
Wheaton College, an evangelical Christian school in Illinois, already had a pretty nice exemption when it came to the ObamaCare mandate to offer emergency contraception to employees and students. Since they didn't want to provide it,...Show More Summary
I had to take Plan B, and it turned me into an emotional disaster. "Look at that cute dog." (via Thinkstock) Plan B is what you take when your primary method of birth control fails, which we all know means BREAKS. It's when you put your trust in a piece of latex, and that trust is SHATTERED. Show More Summary
Taking a firm stand against Obamacare's controversial contraception mandate, Wheaton College on Friday will stop providing any health insurance for students.
Fifty years ago, just five years after the FDA approved the first birth control pill, the Supreme Court struck down a Connecticut state law that prohibited the use of "any drug, medicinal article, or instrument for the purpose of preventing conception," thereby making birth control legal nationwide for married couples. Show More Summary
Slate writer Amanda Marcotte claimed this week that a drop in the number of teens having sex is the result of encouraging teens to use birth control and engage in sexual behavior. Meanwhile, she posited, education encouraging abstinence couldn't possibly, ever, in a zillion years, have anything to do with it.
States can require pharmacies to dispense birth control even if the pharmacy's owner has religious objections, the Ninth Circuit ruled yesterday. The Court upheld a Washington State law that allowed individual pharmacists to refuse to fill prescriptions because of religious objections, so long as another onsite pharmacist will do......
Washington pharmacists who have religious objections to abortion or birth control can be sanctioned by the state if they send customers to another store for emergency contraception, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday. In a case watched closely by advocates of personal religious freedom and women's rights, the 9th U.S. Show More Summary
Sometimes I post pics of my kids when they were babies, like this: And this: And then I joke about how my uterus is throwing a tantrum or how I might "accidentally" flush my birth control down the toilet and then "accidentally" have sex with my husband. Show More Summary
An appeals court panel has ruled unanimously against a family-owned pharmacy suing Washington for an exemption to the state's birth control mandate.
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Remember the Missouri state representative who is suing the Obama administration because he doesn't want his one minor and two adult daughters to have access to prescription birth control on his health insurance? His case was tossed out by federal trial court, but has been resurrected by a three-judge panel on the 8th U.S. Show More Summary
An order of nuns has filed an appeal with the U.S. Supreme Court in an effort to seek exemption from having to conform to the rules of the federal government's birth control mandate accommodation for para-church groups.