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(VIDEO): Q: What Do Young Men Know About Birth Control? Scary Answer: Very Little

Interviews with young men in Washington, DC reveal huge gaps in education for men about contraception and pregnancy prevention.

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Weekly Pulse: The Swine Flu Postgame Show

Vermont senator Bernie Sanders is arguing that the new Democratic super-majority in the Senate, created by Arlen Specter’s party switch, is a golden opportunity to achieve national healthcare.

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Colorado State Senators Argue Contraception Kills

The proposed Birth Control Protection Act in Colorado would stem future assaults on contraception by conservative lawmakers and religious activists who argue birth control pills are an “abortifacient.”

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After 36 years, Will Maine Back Out Now?

Say this ten times fast: An Act to Protect the Safety of Maine Children by Requiring the Express Consent of Legal Guardian to Dispense Prescription Medication to a Minor.

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Paying Too High a Price? A Diagnosis for Over-the-Counter Contraception

Do you get tired of having to visit your doctor to get a prescription for birth control pills? Would your life be easier if you could just walk into a pharmacy, pick up a packet of pills, pay and walk out? Think about it: what would happen if instead of just paying a co-pay for your pills or obtaining the pills for free through your public health insurance program, you had to pay for the full price of the drug?

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Vatican: Choosing to Lie Rather Than Respect Women

Why, when it comes to reproductive rights, does the Vatican turns its back on millennia of teaching about the satanic nature of lying?

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Birth Control Pricing Fix Introduced in the House

On Friday, Rep. Joseph Crowley re-introduced the Prevention Through Affordable Access Act, which will provide a no-cost fix to restore college and community health centers’ eligibility to buy low-cost birth control.

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The Vatican’s Misleading Birth Control Story

While there is evidence that estrogenic contaminants are impacting the environment, there is no evidence that oral contraceptives are the main culprit. And what about the benefits of contraception to the environment?

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HHS Moves to Define Contraception as Abortion

The Department of Health and Human Services Monday released a proposal that allows any federal grant recipient to obstruct a woman’s access to contraception. In order to do this, the Department is attempting to redefine many forms of contraception as abortion.

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Birth Control “Options”: Just Like Tex-Mex?

Women seeking a contraceptive method that’s effective, reversible, and doesn’t require you to fiddle with devices in the middle of a sexual encounter seem to have a myriad of options. But the majority of those options are variations on the Pill.

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