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Jodi on HuffPost Live: Contraception Crisis

Editor in Chief Jodi Jacobson joined other reproductive rights activists and experts to discuss why over 200 million women worldwide cannot get the birth control they want.

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Transcending the Piecemeal Approach to Contraceptive Access

Advocates’ success in winning contraceptive access has often been hard fought on a state-by-state basis, with many challenges along the way. But in adotping the Institute of Medicine’s recommendations, the Obama Adminsitration can transcend this piecemeal approach by enacting comprehensive, nationwide reform.

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Birth Control and Health Care Reform: Don’t Base Access to Contraception on a Wing and a Prayer

My personal life experience and my work as a pastor show that an unplanned pregnancy can quickly complicate the life of a woman and her loved ones. It’s only right to make contraception available under health reform to all who desire to use it.

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NARAL Petition at Engendering Progress: Sign Before It’s Too Late

Sign the petition! Join us on Thursday, March 24th.

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Protection Denied: Condoms Under Lock and Key at CVS

CVS’s decision to keep condoms under lock and key ensures that fewer teens will be able to act responsibly when having sex.

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Legislators Ban Emergency Contraception in Honduras

In April, the Parliament of Honduras approved in a bill prohibiting the promotion, commercialization, free distribution and use of EC pills.

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Stigma Threatens Reproductive Health Care Access in Rural Iowa

Women living in rural Iowa who need reproductive health care — from contraception to diagnostic tests to abortion — are too often left without access to the services they need.

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Can We Shame Our Way Out of Teen Pregnancy and Parenting?

A glittery panel discussion about teen pregnancy prevention shames teens who parent, treats girls as sexual gate-keepers and ignores dating violence and sexual coercion.

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Looking for Leaders: Grassroots Groups Push for Teen Pregnancy Prevention in Colorado

Policy change realized in Colorado’s sex education law is due in large part to the efforts of grassroots communities demanding safety nets for our youth and communities.

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After Years of Decline, Teen Pregnancy and Births Back on the Rise

Why are we seeing an uptick in teen pregnancy and teen births after years of decline? More sex and less contraception, the policy wars of the past 8 years and the failure to fund effective programs are among the reasons behind this reversal in trends.

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