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Four Fun Facts: Why Recent Over-the-Counter Birth Control Proposals are Really Underhanded

Category: Birth Control

Women’s health Chumps like Cory Gardner from Colorado and Thom Tillis from North Carolina are suddenly super into making birth control pills available without a prescription. Gee, getting contraceptives over-the-counter sure sounds great. And that’s just what they want you to think. The reality is …Continue Reading

Tags: Birth Control, Obamacare, Thom Tillis, ACA, Cory Gardner


Supreme Court: Bosses Can Deny Birth Control Coverage to Employees

Category: Birth Control, Abortion, Obamacare, Legislation

In a deeply troubling decision for women’s health care and reproductive rights, on Monday the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that some employers who personally believe birth control is wrong have the power to deny legally mandated health care coverage of it for their employees. The 5–4 ruling in Burwell v…Continue Reading

Tags: Birth Control, Emergency Contraception, Abortion, Obamacare, Affordable Care Act, Supreme Court, Contraception, Insurance, IUD, Health Care, Hobby Lobby


CONTEST: Like Obvious Child? Send a Selfie or Tweet to Win Swag!

Category: Abortion, Video

We are so excited about the romantic comedy Obvious Child that we’re hosting a giveaway contest. The reason? It's obvious. In the movie, protagonist Donna Stern (stand-up comedian Jenny Slate) has an abortion — without bursting into flames as punishment. Shocker! Donna does note, however, that she’s…Continue Reading

Tags: Abortion, Video, Obvious Child, Jenny Slate, Gillian Robespierre


Supreme Court Strikes Down Massachusetts Buffer Zone Law

Category: Abortion

The U.S. Supreme Court just made it harder for women to visit their doctor’s office in peace — but we won’t let them win. Today the Court overturned a Massachusetts buffer zone law, which since 2007 had kept protestors away from the immediate entrances of women’s health centers. Today’s ruling mean…Continue Reading

Tags: Abortion, Obamacare, Cecile Richards, Supreme Court, Massachusetts, Buffer Zone, Marty Waltz


Bill Howell Blocks Medicaid Expansion, Shuts Out 400,000 Virginians

Category: Obamacare, State Fights, Medicaid

After a string of shenanigans to keep Virginians from getting Medicaid, late Monday night Virginia House Speaker William J. Howell pulled another sly move to block affordable health care for 400,000 hard working Virginians. Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe said in a statement:  “I am continuall…Continue Reading

Tags: Obamacare, Virginia, Medicaid, Medicaid Expansion, Terry McAuliffe, Bill Howell


Virginia legislature denies 400,000 access to health care. Again.

Category: Obamacare, State Fights, Medicaid

Virginia is for lovers. Lovers of quid pro quo. As the state anticipates the trial of their former governor Bob McDonnell for accepting gifts from businessman Jonnie Williams and the fallout from House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s loss last week continues—a disgusting story about state lawmaker she…Continue Reading

Tags: Obamacare, State Fights, Virginia, Medicaid, Medicaid Expansion, Terry McAuliffe