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.
After being tipped off by an annonymous pastor, a group asks a clinic to return its grant money because the health clinic offers the “morning-after” pill.
You’ve got rights, for crying out loud. If you’re of legal age to get emergency contraception over the counter, you cannot be lawfully refused on the basis of age.
While Secretary Sebelius’ decision to intervene and block Plan B One-Step’s OTC status was shocking on several fronts, those of us at the Center for Reproductive Rights saw it as “déjà vu all over again.”
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