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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

And the Ladies Choice Award for Photo of the Year Goes to….

Category: Birth Control, Obamacare, State Fights, Photos

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Which is good — we can keep the blog post snappy! Some of the pictures below sparked a movement, others served as an act of defiance, and at least one of the photos below serves as a reminder about how far we’ve come. Check out the nominees for the top 5…Continue Reading

Tags: Birth Control, Obamacare, Texas, Wendy Davis, North Carolina, Motorcycle Abortion Bill

And the Ladies’ Choice Award for Victory of the Year Goes to….

Category: Birth Control, State Fights, Photos

Every year has its up and downs, but as we reflect upon some of the victories of the last year, we have a lot to be thankful for. Here are our contenders for the Best Victory of the Year…. Nominee: Millions Are Benefiting From Obamacare In the three years since the Affordable Care Act was signe…Continue Reading

Tags: Birth Control, State Fights, Texas, SB5, Wendy Davis, HB 2, North Carolina, New Mexico, Ken Cuccinelli, Rick Perry, Albuquerque

And the Ladies’ Choice Award for Worst Quote of the Year Goes to….

Category: Abortion, State Fights, Congress, Photos

2013 had its up and downs; its moments of brilliance and its….errr lesser moments. Many of these lesser moments occurred when anti-women’s health politicians got hold of a microphone. It’s not that they put their foot in their mouth; it’s that they spoke their mind. So here are the top five nominee…Continue Reading

Tags: Trent Franks, Texas, Wendy Davis, Ken Cuccinelli, Rick Perry, Missouri, Senator Lindsey Graham, Ladies Choice Awards, Brian Nieves

And the Ladies’ Choice for Best Quote of the Year Goes To….

Category: Abortion, State Fights, Photos

Between the attacks on women’s health in the states, in the courts, and the roll out of Obamacare, there have been tons of opportunities to stand up for women’s health and rights in a notable, public, and most of all quotable forum.   Here are our nominees for top quotes of the year…. WINNER: Texa…Continue Reading

Tags: North Dakota, Leticia Van de Putte, Wendy Davis, Barack Obama, Michigan, Iowa

7 Days Left to Get Covered, and Here’s Another Reason Why….

Category: Obamacare

There are seven days left to enroll in health insurance before the deadline at midnight EST on December 23rd.  In these last few days, we're going to be highlighting seven of the best benefits for women included in ALL plans, new and old. Because the Affordable Care Act isn't just about helping unin…Continue Reading

Tags: Birth Control, Obamacare, Obamacare Works, Preventive Benefit