The lawsuit is the fourth challenge to the new law that regulates pregnancy-related centers, requiring facilities to post a public notice about access to abortion and birth control.
Cruz has been a vocal proponent of defunding Planned Parenthood, which provides millions of people with access to contraception.
Spread by a mosquito that thrives in tropical climates, the Zika virus is hard to prevent; so hard, in fact, that some governments are asking women not to get pregnant until they have the outbreak under control.
There’s another Supreme Court challenge to the birth control benefit. Here’s what you need to know about it.
Increasing access to birth control has gained momentum in several states, and making contraceptives available without a prescription is a policy proposal popular among many state lawmakers.
Today, the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy is asking us to take a moment and thank birth control for “all that it makes possible for individuals and society.” I took more than 5,000 birth control pills in my life, and I can think of a number of reasons why I’m thankful to each and every one of them.
The need for emergency contraception among women who rely on the Indian Health Service is clear. Some Native American women are in rural areas where the next-closest pharmacy may be hundreds of miles away, and they may not have transportation.
We regularly learn about how research is progressing toward creating alternative forms of reversible contraception for men that include pills, shots, or other devices. Despite the flurry of excitement these news pieces generate, it seems we are still quite far from mass-marketed male birth control.
Anti-choicers wield misattributed and often outright false quotes about Sanger as weapons to shame Black women for exercising their right to choose, and even more nonsensically, to shame them for supporting Planned Parenthood.
It’s the 21st century, but we’re still having this fight: An NYPD police officer gets denied a promotion opportunity because she gave birth on the wrong day. But there’s hope that if we keep fighting, it will get better.