Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) on Monday dismissed criticism of Republican efforts to deny people reproductive health care as being “completely made up” by the “condom police” in an effort to scare voters—glossing over his own attempts to block access to contraception.
Despite all the hand-waving about fetal tissue, the multi-week attack on Planned Parenthood is really just about stoking conservative resentment and trying to keep young and low-income women from accessing reproductive health care.
Republicans in Colorado are coming up with a plethora of reasons to object to funding an IUD program that has dramatically reduced teen pregnancy. But their real concern appears to be that the program is too good at preventing unintended pregnancy.
Taking the temperature of the anti-choice movement post-Hobby Lobby, one thing becomes clear: Its members are getting braver all the time about admitting out loud that they’re just anti-sex and out to get your birth control.
The Hobby Lobby case is not some odd outlier regarding “religious freedom.” It’s just one of the many ways the anti-choice movement is trying to chip away at women’s access to contraception and instill the idea in the public’s mind that contraception is controversial.
A New Zealand doctor is refusing to prescribe contraception unless he feels you have had enough children already.
Gosnell’s case has been used for a number of anti-choice bills. But one priest is using it to suggest getting rid of birth control altogether.
MTV gives Randall Terry a platform to explain what “pro-lifers” are really after.
Opponents of birth control and same-sex marriage share a common argument: “It ain’t true love unless you can get pregnant.”
Did you know premarital sex didn’t exist until a mere 40 years ago? Yeah, neither did we…