2015 proved conservatives just won’t quit with their attempts to undo the birth control benefit in the Affordable Care Act.
Nurx, a newly launched web-based app, seeks to help eliminate barriers to contraception by “putting you in control of your own health.”
Critics have hailed the show for its realistic feminist-leaning plot lines and discussions of sexual consent, rape, and addiction. But while the show offers a depiction of a confident abortion decision, the reality of the situation is pure fiction.
While we don’t know what would have brought Anna Yocca to self-induce, we can surmise what would bring a person to do so given what we know about the state of reproductive health care in Tennessee and the roles other factors, such as job security and health care, might play.
Leaving women out of the conversation, especially those most at risk of acquiring the virus, has real-world implications in terms of how public dollars to prevent and treat HIV are spent. It also further perpetuates a system of care that is not set up to be responsive to women’s needs.
The lawsuit filed in federal court Monday claims anti-choice lawmakers in Texas are playing political games with family planning funding. Again.
The sole abortion clinic in Mississippi is about to become an official health provider for insurance companies, including Medicaid, meaning the clinic can soon provide covered contraception to its patients.
Gov. Mary Fallin wrote a letter last week to the Oklahoma Health Care Authority calling for the defunding of Planned Parenthood, citing high rates of billing errors.
The proposed ballot measure would limit state money for the procedure to cases of rape, incest, or medical necessity, similar to the federal Hyde Amendment.
If Gov. John Kasich signs the bill into law, it would take away $1.3 million in state funding for Planned Parenthood’s maternal and preventive health-care programs.