On this episode of Reality Cast, Jessica Mason Pieklo explains the Supreme Court’s decision to revive the University of Notre Dame’s challenge to the birth control benefit. Host Amanda Marcotte also delves into Colorado anti-choicers’ snit about the state’s family planning initiative and examines the scary line the University of Oregon just crossed in an alleged rape case.
Liletta, an IUD just approved by the FDA, is being marketed in the United States through a unique partnership between manufacturers who hope to bring the device to more people at a lower cost. However, it is still unclear whether those savings will be felt by all women.
The 21st Century Women’s Health Act includes several provisions to both expand reproductive health-care access and improve research and public awareness on the topic.
The proposal includes an exemption that would allow religious institutions to forgo offering health insurance plans that include contraception coverage for their employees.
New study suggests that increased use of modern contraception in low- and middle-income countries could prevent 15 million unintended pregnancies.
The federal courts are so far unanimous in rejecting claims that the Obama administration’s accommodation process to the birth control benefit burdens religious rights.
Remember how a bunch of Republicans were enthusiastic about over-the-counter birth control before the election? Well, big surprise, all that enthusiasm has disappeared. There’s a lesson in this when dealing with politicians making promises about health-care access.
Democratic congresswomen reintroduced a bill on Wednesday that would guarantee equal access to contraception for all women who depend on the military for their health coverage.
Mississippi’s sex education law prevents teachers from showing students how to properly put on a condom, so Sanford Johnson decided to teach teens how to properly put a sock on a foot when engaging in “sock activities” instead.
Citing inaccurate science, a leading Colorado lawmaker is signaling he’ll oppose providing funds for a state program that, during a five-year privately-supported test phase, reduced teen pregnancies by 40 percent.