On this episode of Reality Cast, a representative from the Center for Reproductive Rights will be on to explain the new Plan B rules. I have another segment covering the victory, and the military is being investigated for its rape problem.
In some ways Polanksi is actually right. The pill did “change the place of women in our times”—but it did so for the better.
The war on Planned Parenthood is now reaching epic proportions, as multiple states try to defund existing clinics and block new ones from opening.
The funding, which is usually used to provide medical care and contraceptive coverage for poor and uninsured women who do not qualify for Medicaid, would instead go to an umbrella group for about half of the state’s CPCs.
The Illinois senate voted 37-21 Wednesday in favor of legislation that would mandate comprehensive sex education in classrooms that teach sex ed.
SB 522 would force anyone under age 17 in need of EC to get a prescription, regardless of whether they have a valid ID.
On this episode of Reality Cast, a lawyer from the Center for Reproductive Rights explains the latest developments in the fight to make Plan B available over-the-counter without age restrictions, anti-choicers react to the new Plan B regulations, and unsurprisingly they freak out over President Obama’s talk at Planned Parenthood.
Continuing to fight science and common sense on Plan B isn’t serving anyone’s interests. Pro-choicers are mad, anti-choicers aren’t placated, and women are hurt in the process. So why does the Obama administration insist on keeping up this pointless fight?
Contraception is basic preventive health care for women—a simple truth that is too often lost in our political discourse. This video puts key facts front and center: Proper timing and spacing of births leads to healthier pregnancies; contraception, when used consistently, is highly effective; and cost can be a barrier to a woman using the contraceptive method that’s right for her. This video was created by the Guttmacher Institute, a leading research and policy organization on sexual and reproductive health.
A federal court judge Friday refused to grant an extension of time to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in a long-running case concerning access to emergency contraception.