The argument that access to sexual health care or information causes promiscuity is offensive to women and has been proven false time and again. Yet it seems unlikely that it we will end anytime soon.
The church tries to clarify its own position on rape, but leaves things even more confusing.
The Republican challenging Sen. McCaskill doesn’t understand the difference between contraception and abortion, but he still knows abortion is always wrong.
In the world of emergency contraception (EC), August 1, 2012 also means one EC option just got a lot more affordable for many women.
One in three native women will be raped in her lifetime. One activist wants to ensure they have access to emergency contraception just in case.
It’s bad enough that a victim of sexual assault was jailed for an outstanding warrant when she went to report her rape. But being denied emergency contraception by her guard? No wonder she’s suing.
Heeding the numerous studies that note that emergency contraception shows no eveidence of working by impeding implantation of a fertilized egg, the FDA has changed the online drug description.
A rape victim is turned away because there is no one on staff able to examine her.
The likely Republican nominee will be attending a fundraiser sponsored by the head of the pharmaceutical company that manufactures emergency contraception.
A recent Associated Press story mis-reported that a bill in Alabama would restrict access to emergency contraception. In fact, the bill restricts medical abortion, a safe, easy method of early termination. The whole incident underscores why it’s important for the mainstream media to be clear on these distinctions.