Tag Archives: Contraception

Breaking: SCOTUS rules that your boss can deny you birth control coverage

Tweet Well, shit. In a 5-4 decision, the court ruled in favor of the private companies demanding an exemption from the contraception mandate under the banner of religious freedom. The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled that business owners can object on religious grounds to a provision of President Barack Obama’s healthcare law that requires closely held [...]
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Mexican Social Development Secretary’s racist soundbite scolding indigenous women for reproductive choices has a long history

TweetThis month, the head of Mexico’s anti-poverty program celebrated the opening of a community kitchen by telling indigenous women that they would be penalized for having children. Justifiably, these statements provoked outrage. But unfortunately, they are nothing new. Mexico has a long history of problematic population policies, often supported by the United States. And today, [...]
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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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“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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