Amy Phillips Bursch is the media relations manager with Population Connection, the nation's largest grassroots population organization. She loves chocolate and birth control and spends entirely too much time on Twitter (@APBBlue). She can also be reached at email@example.com.
We can all agree that forcing women to undergo abortions or sterilizations is wrong — but so is forcing women to gestate and give birth to children they don’t want. It’s time we considered both sides of reproductive coercion.
The owners of the Chicago Bears fear that requiring the football team to furnish its employees contraception tramples upon their religious freedom. And they even have a song about it.
After watching an anti-choice video on contraception, I decided to debunk it. Surprise! It’s full of lies.
Offering women contraception without co-pays under the Affordable Care Act isn’t just good for them — it’s good for their families, communities and the planet we all share.