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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


Video: North Carolinians Tell Congressman McHenry Why We Need Obamacare

Category: Obamacare

“Why do I not have a moral right and access to health care?”  That’s the question on more than a few people’s minds, as conservative lawmakers continue their crusade to defund Obamacare. At a town hall meeting in North Carolina, Congressman Patrick McHenry was asked why he would vote to repeal and …Continue Reading

Tags: North Carolina, Obamacare Works


Senator Ted Cruz’s Misinformation Tour Starts in 11 Days…Don’t Let Him Have the Last Word

Category: Birth Control, Obamacare

Ted Cruz on Obamacare

Republican lawmakers have relentlessly tried to repeal Obamacare — despite the fact that the health care law has already helped millions of women and families get the care they need, when they need it. Opponents of the law don’t care that you can no longer be denied insurance coverage because of a p…Continue Reading

Tags: Birth Control, Obamacare Works, Ted Cruz, FreedomWorks


Republicans Speak Out Against Their Own Party on State Attacks on Women’s Health

Category: Abortion, State Fights

GOP Quote

As more and more state legislatures continue to push extreme and dangerous legislation designed to restrict (and in many cases virtually ban) access to safe and legal abortion in the states — some Republican legislators are speaking out. In Wisconsin, State Sen. Dale Schultz knows it’s a “huge mist…Continue Reading

Tags: Republicans, Abortion, Wisconsin


Elizabeth Warren: The Fight on Obamacare is a Fight Worth Having

Category: Obamacare

Elizabeth Warren Video

Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren is a proud champion of women’s access to health care and family planning. A few weeks ago, Senator Warren spoke at a Planned Parenthood conference about the importance of protecting Obamacare and preventing politicians from using misinformation to block progres…Continue Reading

Tags: Obamacare, Video, Elizabeth Warren


For Condescending Cookies and Cutting off Women's Health Access, NC Gov. Pat McCrory is Gynotician of the Week

Category: State Fights

Pat McCrory Gynotician

Not surprisingly, this week’s Gynotician of the Week is North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory. After promising to enact no new abortion restrictions during his campaign in 2012, Governor McCrory signed into law sweeping anti-women’s health legislation that will dramatically restrict access to safe an…Continue Reading

Tags: Gynotician, Gynotician of the Week, North Carolina, Pat McCrory