Birth control should be your personal decision — not your boss’s or the president’s.
While that may seem obvious, it hasn’t stopped politicians from attacking access to birth control. Now, the Trump administration has allowed employers and campuses to impose their personal beliefs on employees and students by denying them access to birth control as part of the health coverage they earn.
Let’s set the record straight: Birth control coverage is not “free,” nor is it paid for by taxpayers. Women pay premiums for their employer-provided health insurance — which they get as part of their benefits earned through work—and birth control is included in their plan. It’s just like any other covered service (like checkups, prescriptions, or — just throwing it out there — Viagra).
That’s why supporters have taken to social media to send a message to the White House: Stop attacking access to birth control. Check out just a few of the reasons why women (and men!) are resisting the Trump administration’s efforts to roll back the clock on women’s basic health care:
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