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Timeline: 100 Years of Birth Control

Category: Birth Control, Obamacare

100 years of birth control, 7-21-14. Blog feature image.

Since Planned Parenthood founder Margaret Sanger coined the term "birth control" in 1914, contraception has truly revolutionized women's lives in the United States, and around the world. This timeline begins that year and ends 100 years later in 2014, as 99 percent of sexually active women report us…Continue Reading

Tags: Birth Control, Abortion, Obamacare, Infographic, Timeline, Margaret Sanger


Louisiana Seeking to Replicate Texas in Shutting Down Abortion Facilities through Unnecessary Regulations

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Anti-abortion advocates have discovered they can sidestep the Constitution by attempting to regulate abortion out of existence. If they come up with arbitrary rules that are nearly impossible to adhere to, health centers will shut down and fewer and fewer women will get access to safe abortion. Poor…Continue Reading

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Mississippi: Yet Another State with Great Health Care Needs Passes Anti-Abortion Bill

Category: State Fights

Mississippi is the poorest state in the nation. Life expectancy in the state is 75.0 years, the lowest in the country (the nation’s average is 78.9). And this state with its thin resources only has one health center that provides safe, legal abortion serving the entire state of nearly 3 million peop…Continue Reading

Tags: Abortion, State Fights, Medicaid Expansion, Mississippi, Phil Bryant


27 Bills in Missouri Attacking Women’s Health and Some Outrageous Statements

Category: Birth Control, State Fights

“You go into a clothing store, and they can stock whatever they want to. I just want to make sure that pharmacies have the same right to do that… It’s a freedom of doing business,” said State Sen. David Sater last year, a Republican pharmacist who sponsored a bill that allows pharmacists in Missouri…Continue Reading

Tags: Birth Control, Plan B, State Fights, Missouri, Waiting Period


Planned Parenthood Obamacare Outreach: We’ve Connected with One Million people!

Category: Obamacare

From death panels to job killers, the oft-repeated misinformation about the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has yet to let up. It’s left many of the country’s uninsured confused about what the new law means for them. The way to counter this coordinated effort to confuse is to coordinate an effort to educa…Continue Reading

Tags: Obamacare, Planned Parenthood


Another state legislator gets it wrong: "No one is prohibited from having birth control because of economic reasons."

Category: Birth Control, State Fights

Alaska is the second most expensive state to live in. Everything from heating to purchasing a house costs more than it does in the “Lower 48.” Transportation and food are at high premiums. Plus, the median per capita income is a mere $32,500 a year. Hawaii is the only state more expensive to live in…Continue Reading

Tags: Birth Control, Alaska, Fred Dyson