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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


‘Hey Boss, Get out of my Bedroom,’ Says New Bill in Senate

Category: Birth Control, Obamacare, Legislation

After five men on the U.S. Supreme Court opened the door for bosses to interfere in women’s personal, private medical decisions about birth control, a new bill up for a vote tomorrow aims to firmly push that door back to its rightful position: solidly shut.  On July 9, 2014, soon after the Supreme …Continue Reading

Tags: Birth Control, Hobby Lobby, Not My Boss' Business


Myths v. Facts on the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby Ruling

Category: Birth Control

We've seen misinformation about the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in the Hobby Lobby swirling around on the Internet. That ruling -- and several orders from the Court -- allows some employers to deny insurance coverage for birth control for their employees. To clear up any confusion, here are some h…Continue Reading

Tags: Birth Control, Supreme Court, Hobby Lobby


The 82 Employers Who Want to Deny Birth Control Coverage

Category: Birth Control, Obamacare

In the case of Burwell v. Hobby Lobby, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled for the first time ever that bosses have the power to deny basic health coverage to their employees.  While we don’t yet know exactly how many women will lose coverage of their contraceptive care, we do know that Justice Samuel Alit…Continue Reading

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


Setting the Record Straight: Planned Parenthood Expanding Access to Care

Category: Abortion

Guest Post by Vicki Cowart, President and CEO, Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains Political groups with an extreme agenda took to social media this week to claim they’ve found proof that Planned Parenthood has “quotas” for how many abortions the organization should provide. The entire basis …Continue Reading

Tags: Abortion, State Fights, Attacks


Missouri Governor Vetoes Bill That Would Have Tripled Waiting Period for an Abortion

Category: Abortion

On July 2, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon vetoed a dangerous bill that would have required women seeking a safe, legal abortion to wait at least 72 hours before getting the procedure. The three-day period was three times as long as the state’s existing mandatory waiting period of 24 hours.   This bill…Continue Reading

Tags: Abortion, Missouri, Waiting Period