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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


5 Things Every Woman Should Know About Birth Control Coverage

Category: Birth Control

Since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that bosses can deny their employees birth control coverage, it’s more important than ever for women to know the facts about health insurance, birth control, and coverage in the United States. Here are the most important points to know, and how to talk to your boss…Continue Reading

Tags: Birth Control, Contraception, Hobby Lobby


How to Talk to Your Boss about Birth Control Coverage — For Real

Category: Birth Control

Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has let bosses deny their employees coverage for birth control, every woman should be asking her boss one question: “Are you seeking to change our birth control coverage?”  Talking to your boss about birth control coverage can be difficult because — duh — it should n…Continue Reading

Tags: Birth Control, Supreme Court, Hobby Lobby


‘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