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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


The Republican Alternative to Obamacare: Pay More, Get Less

Category: Obamacare, Congress

After nearly 50 votes, and four years of doing everything they can to dismantle and derail the Affordable Care Act, some Republican opponents to the health care law finally took a different strategy and announced they will propose a health care plan of their own.  Spoiler Alert! It’s not great. Sen…Continue Reading

Tags: Obamacare, Affordable Care Act, pre-existing conditions, Republican


7 Favorite Moments from the President’s State of the Union

Category: Obamacare, Congress

Last night, the President delivered his fifth state of the union address, outlining his policy priorities for the upcoming year and his vision for our country: Equal opportunities, fair pay, and access to health care for every American. Here are some of our favorite moments from the president’s spee…Continue Reading

Tags: Obamacare, Congress, Equal Pay, Lilly Ledbetter, State of the Union, SOTU, President Barack Obama


House Leaders Are About to Pass a Bill that RAISES Taxes and Interferes with Private Insurance All to Restrict Abortion Access

Category: Abortion, Congress

Tonight, the president will lay out his priorities for the year when he delivers the State of the Union in front of a joint session of Congress. His speech will be followed by three Republican responses: the “official” response from Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (the highest ranking Republican woman i…Continue Reading

Tags: Abortion, Congress, Abortion restrictions, H.R. 7, State of the Union


Mike Huckabee, "Uncle Sugar," and "Libido-Controlling" Contraception

Category: Birth Control, Republicans

Between the anniversary of Roe v. Wade and states like Missouri exploring mandatory ultrasounds, it’s been a busy week.  But even those events couldn’t overshadow the sheer outrageousness (or is it absurdity) of the comments Governor Mike Huckabee made about women. True to form, the former governor…Continue Reading

Tags: Republicans, Congress, Roe v. Wade, Missouri, Mandatory Ultrasound, Mike Huckabee


What Do You Think Was the Most Offensive Part of Mike Huckabee's Speech Yesterday?

Category: Emergency Contraception, Republicans

Yesterday, Mike Huckabee made waves with his comments about women in a speech at the Republican National Committee's winter meeting. Everybody was focusing on "Uncle Sugar" (whoever that is) and "controlling libidos" but there were actually several things that Governor Huckabee said that blew our mi…Continue Reading

Tags: Emergency Contraception, Republicans, Mike Huckabee