A new ad from the Obama campaign reiterates Romney’s position against helping women access contraception.
A broad religious exemption for contraceptive coverage would go too far, depriving millions of women of an important health benefit. Instead of expanding exemptions, we should be expanding access to affordable care.
On July 21, 2011, we’ll be hosting the “Birth Control: We’ve Got You Covered” blog carnival, featuring bloggers from across the net. Women need access to birth control to prevent unintended pregnancies, plan the timing and size of their families and protect their health. Women know the preventive health benefits of birth control, but we also know the cost to stay on it throughout our childbearing years. Birth control can be expensive, and the high cost of birth control can affect whether women use it consistently.
Last week the fate of the entire federal government revolved around birth control. Yes, birth control. Analysis of the ongoing war against women being waged in Congress and in state legislatures nationwide.
If one out of four Orange County residents use Planned Parenthood because they trust the health center provides excellent care, why did anti-choice lawmakers vote to strip funding from this same center just months ago?