I’ve been looking for a new form of birth control for a while. The pill
never really interested me—I was on it for nearly a year in high
school, but the side effects, along with actually remembering to take
it—made it more difficult than helpful.
Anti-contraception Senator Jim DeMint moved this week to increase birth control prices as much as 900% for college women.
How can a technical fix in legislation that costs the federal government nothing be smeared as an “earmark?” When it will restore three million low-income and college women’s ability to access affordable birth control.
The 2009 omnibus appropriations bill has a little-noticed provision will restore access to affordable birth control for nearly four million college students and low-income women.
With the recession getting worse, and condom sales on the rise, media outlets are weighing in on whether or not this will result in more sex.
On Friday, Rep. Joseph Crowley re-introduced the Prevention Through Affordable Access Act, which will provide a no-cost fix to restore college and community health centers’ eligibility to buy low-cost birth control.
Dems will unite around women, McCain on the Daily Show, TV workplace harassment, rising BC prices and debunking ALL.
Since issues and concerns that are important to unmarried women are often marginalized by legislators, it is no surprise that Congress recessed last month without fixing the birth control crisis.
Who among the crowded field of presidential candidates, both Democratic and Republican, will do the most to address the rising cost of hormonal birth control on college campuses?
An increasing amount of attention is being paid to rising birth control prices at college health centers, but one big piece of the puzzle has gotten minimal coverage: the part where the 100-400% price increases also affect 400 community health centers that primarily serve the poor.