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American women like birth control, don’t think companies have right to trample on people’s freedoms

Tweet As the Supreme Court takes up the challenges to Obamacare’s contraception coverage mandate today, here are a few more numbers to add to this infographic from Ultraviolet. According to a new poll conducted on behalf of a few reproductive rights organizations, 68 percent of female voters firmly reject Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood’s argument, saying companies shouldn’t be [...]
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Watch live: #NotMyBossBusiness Pre-Rally Google Hangout

TweetTomorrow, the Supreme Court is taking up two challenges to Obamacare’s contraception coverage mandate. Basically, the court will decide whether your birth control is your boss’s business. So it’s a pretty big deal. Activists are gathering in front of the SCOTUS tomorrow to show their support for birth control coverage. If you can’t make the IRL rally, [...]
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The Wednesday Weigh-In: What’s your favorite right-wing argument against birth control coverage?

TweetDoes your boss have the right to dictate what kind of medical treatment you get? That’s the big question the Supreme Court is considering next week, when it takes up two of the lawsuits brought by private companies against Obamacare’s contraception mandate. (Religious institutions, you’ll remember, already have an exemption.) Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood [...]
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“No duh” study: Free birth control doesn’t lead to “promiscuity”

TweetIn case you were concerned that the surge in no copay birth control under Obamacare is turning us into a nation of sluts because “the only thing standing between women and promiscuity is a fear of pregnancy,” a new study from the Contraceptive Choice Project should ease your worries.  Tweet
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Chart of the Day: Abortion rate fell to lowest rate in 30 years thanks to birth control

TweetAccording to a new study from the Guttmacher Institute, the US abortion rate fell by 13 percent between 2008 to 2011, continuing a fairly consistent long-term downward trend and reaching its lowest point since 1973 Tweet
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