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Morning Roundup: Watch Out for Sodomy Obsessed Representatives, Minnesota

Sodomy obsessed state reps in Minnesota, profile of Steph Herold, Rick Santorum continues the steps towards a presidental campaign, and twenty percent of British women have taken emergency contraception.

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Don’t Throw Out Your Sexy Lingerie Or Jump Up and Down: Get A Real Plan

A new campaign from Plan B, the makers of emergency contraception, launch a new campaign urging women to plan for unprotected sex by keeping EC on hand rather than ending up freaking out after the fact, unsure what to do or how to do it.

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WaPo FAIL: Nothing “Controversial” About ella

Today the Washington Post swallowed hook, line, and sinker the rhetoric of the far right anti-choice community on “ella,” a new emergency contraceptive now available to women in the United States, calling it “controversial.”

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The Launch of ella: A New Way to Prevent Pregnancy, Another Anti-Choice Controversy

A new form of emergency contraception, ella, is now available to women in the United States. And predictably, the far right is up in arms.

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When Politics Trump Science Women Lose

Last week, the Center for Reproductive Rights filed a contempt of court motion against the FDA for failing to make a timely decision on age restrictions for over-the-counter emergency contraception.

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When Politics Trump Science Women Lose

After carefully considering her situation and making a personal decision, a young woman heads to her local pharmacy.  Unfortunately for this young woman, politics and an unwarranted age restriction have followed her to the counter and will deny her access to the emergency contraceptive she needs.  

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Weekly Pulse: The New Hunger Epidemic, Making CPCs Come Clean, and Smoking Hipsters

More families are going hungry, the NYC Council will vote on requiring CPCs to disclose they are not health care facilities, CRR takes the FDA to court, and more.

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Repro Rights Roundup: Afternoon-Style

William Saletan provides some “lessons for the pro-life crowd”; the FDA gets sued over emergency contraception; Rep. Steve Driehaus drops his complaint against the anti-choice Susan B. Anthony List and more.

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Just Facts: Is It Harmful to Take Emergency Contraception Multiple Times?

What is emergency contraception?  And is it harmful to keep taking it?

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Washington State Moves to Allow Pharmacies to Refuse to Dispense EC

In an unexpected move, the Washington State Board of Pharmacy moves to change a rule which prevents pharmacies from being able to refuse to dispense emergency contraception. But the public outcry, once again, may be too much to ignore.

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