Ohio anti-choicers would rather that women get misinformation than real reproductive health care.
This hilarious SNL skit highlights absurd marketing techniques aimed at women while underscoring the lack of regard for women’s birth control and the lack of emphasis on women’s comfort in today’s society – even when it comes to things being inserted inside of women’s vaginas.
The Ohio GOP has proposed a budget that would reject covering more low-income citizens under Medicaid, refuse funding to Planned Parenthood, and give more money to CPCs. What about caring for the poor?
“Don’t Do the Crime if You Can’t Do the Time?!” Our Editor-in-Chief Dismantles Misinformation About Plan B
“The reality is that people are freaking out and focusing on the 11 to 13 year old group when rates of sexual activity in that group are fairly low. For those who need to have access, it’s a time sensitive method. You can’t wait to call the doctor on a weekend and get a prescription, because by then it’s too late.” – Jodi Jacobson (via WUSA•9)
Inaccurate arguments posed by anti-choicers against emergency contraception are not about the health and safety of women and girls: Rather, their claims about EC’s safety are proxies for moral disapproval of sex.
In a long-awaited decision released early this morning, U.S. District Court Judge Edward Korman ordered the FDA to make emergency contraception available over-the-counter to women of all ages, marking a major win for public health and women’s rights.
What happens when the condom breaks? Find out what’s behind “Plan B” – otherwise known as emergency contraception.
Some religiously-affiliated institutions characterize themselves as “secular” when recruiting or seeking public funding but “church-controlled” when demanding exemptions from the law, such as the birth control benefit. Potential employees, students, and patients—as well as taxpayers generally—deserve to know who they are dealing with.
The science is in and has been for awhile: Emergency contraception prevents fertilization. But anti-choicers continue to push quack science asserting the opposite. Why?
And loathe as I am to admit it, all the studies in the world demonstrating that emergency contraception works not by preventing implantation but by preventing ovulation and therefore fertilization might not hold sway in court.