College students all over the country are rallying, protesting, chanting and writing petitions to get Congress to reinstate affordable birth control at university health centers.
Family planning advocates continue promoting common sense prevention solutions to intentionally avoid unplanned pregnancies. You can help by writing your Congressman about important changes to birth control pricing on campuses nationwide.
Tomorrow, Rep. Joseph Crowley will unveil a bill aiming to correct the loophole that prevents college and university health care centers and safety-net providers from accessing affordable birth control.
The Deficit Reduction Act made it costly for pharmaceutical companies to offer deep discounts on birth control to college health centers, but DHHS Secretary Mike Leavitt could easily close this loophole.
The heartbreak of early relationships can be painful, no matter how sex figures in. But better learn to confront these issues in your college years, when less is at stake than later.