Tag Archives: Contraception

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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“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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Birth control isn’t just about sex — but it’s also about sex

TweetAs Maya posted about yesterday, Mike Huckabee, the former governor of Arkansas and 2008 wannabe GOP-nominee, has sparked a justifiable fire storm with his comments about contraceptives at the Republican National Convention. Huckabee said: If the Democrats want to insult the women of America by making them believe that they are helpless without Uncle Sugar [...]
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