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GOP Governing Agenda Doesn’t Include Birth Control Access

Although many Republican candidates campaigned on making birth control available over the counter without a prescription, it's unlikely that the GOP will make that issue a priority in the new Congress.

Although many Republican candidates campaigned on making birth control available over the counter without a prescription, it’s unlikely that the GOP will make that issue a priority in the new Congress.

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This Week in Sex: Kansas’ Sex Toy Auction

This week, there are new recommendations for chlamydia and gonorrhea screening for young women, a secret shopper study found that young men may have a harder time buying EC over the counter, and Kansas seizes sex toys.

This week, there are new recommendations for chlamydia and gonorrhea screening for young women, a secret shopper study found that young men may have a harder time buying EC over the counter, and Kansas seizes sex toys.

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Mississippi, Virginia Bills Target Teen Sexuality

A bill in Mississippi would restrict teens' access to emergency contraception, while proposed legislation in Virginia forbids teens from having oral or anal sex.

A bill in Mississippi would restrict teens’ access to emergency contraception, while proposed legislation in Virginia forbids teens from having oral or anal sex.

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Hallelujah for Plan B!

The FDA thinks about making Plan B available to everyone–and avoiding those pharmacists who think they know better than you what you need.

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Morning Roundup: Contraception Sans Prescription Proposed in DC

City council member in DC proposes pharmacist-dispensed birth control pills, PA governor fires state employees in connection with Gosnell, expense issues at pro-choice organization, and Lisa Edelstein (aka Cuddy from ‘House’) films pro-choice ad.

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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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Roundup: Caroline Kennedy Seeks Clinton’s Senate Seat; Who Will Veto Arizona’s Anti-Choice Legislation Now?

Caroline Kennedy seeks Clinton’s Senate seat; as Governor, Napolitano vetoed anti-choice bills, now what?; medication abortion likely to be approved in Italy; birth control to be available over-the-counter in London.

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