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Happy 2-Year Anniversary, Birth Control Benefit! Too Bad Politicians Keep Trying to Break Us Up.

Category: Obamacare, Obamacare Works

Starting two years ago today, millions of American women got access to birth control coverage without a copay through the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Since that day, an overwhelming number of women have benefited from copay-free birth control coverage. Meanwhile, anti-women’s health politicians — det…Continue Reading

Tags: Birth Control, Obamacare, Affordable Care Act, Contraception, Hobby Lobby


Cecile Richards Discusses Birth Control and the Supreme Court with MSNBC’s Alex Wagner

Category: Birth Control, Video

Last week, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor temporarily blocked implementation of the Affordable Care Act’s birth control benefit requirement as applied to religiously affiliated organizations. This dispute is not about whether or not churches and places of worship are exempt from covering birt…Continue Reading

Tags: Birth Control, Cecile Richards, Justice Sotomayor, MSNBC, Alex Wagner


What Justice Sotomayor’s Ruling Is Really About

Category: Birth Control, Obamacare

Earlier this week, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor grabbed some headlines (and understandably caused some confusion) after she temporarily blocked implementation of the Affordable Care Act’s birth control benefit requirement as applied to religiously affiliated organizations.  To be clear: the…Continue Reading

Tags: Birth Control, Obamacare, Birth Control Lawsuits, Affordable Care Act, Supreme Court, Justice Sotomayor, SCOTUS


New Year’s Resolutions We Would Like to See Politicians Make…

Category: Birth Control, Obamacare, Congress

Each New Year brings new hope and opportunity: a fresh start.  It’s a time to look forward and of course, a time to make some resolutions.   While our resolution remains the same as always—to protect women’s rights and make sure millions of women, men, and young people can continue to rely on Planne…Continue Reading

Tags: Birth Control, Obamacare, Congress, Affordable Care Act, New Year's resolutions, Guttmacher Institute


An international Boundary Breaker wins this year’s Ladies Choice...

Category: Birth Control, Photos

Each new year brings new accomplishments and new "firsts"-as we leave the past behind and break some boundaries on the way, whether it be in politics or in the culture at large. Sally Ride, the first woman in space, Marie Curie, the first woman to win a Nobel Prize, and Jeannette Rankin, the first w…Continue Reading

Tags: Global, Ladies Choice Awards, Gloria Steinem, Sex Ed


You'll Never Guess Which Was the Best Moment of the Year....

Category: Birth Control, Abortion, State Fights

As we head into 2014, we're saying thanks for the memories (and these in particular)… Winner: Texas Citizens' Filibuster Helps Take Down #SB5 After a marathon 11-hour filibuster where State Senators Wendy Davis, Kirk Watson, and Leticia Van de Putte pulled out all the stops in their efforts to r…Continue Reading

Tags: Birth Control, Texas, Filibuster, Wendy Davis, North Carolina, Supreme Court, Ladies Choice Awards, Ladies Choice