We Must Reform the Courts
The federal courts, including the Supreme Court, have never protected all of us and now are being used as a weapon to limit our rights. It’s time for bold changes.
5 Ways Planned Parenthood Has Transformed Birth Control
Planned Parenthood brought the case to the Supreme Court that legalized birth control 50 years ago. So what has PP done for birth control lately? A LOT.
June 5, 2015
The 82 Employers Who Want to Deny Birth Control Coverage
List of companies, nonprofits, and universities challenging the Affordable Care Act’s contraception mandate as of June 26.
July 8, 2014
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Supreme Court: Bosses Can Deny Birth Control Coverage to Employees
In a deeply troubling decision for women’s health care and reproductive rights, on June 30 the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that some employers who personally believe birth control is wrong have the power deny legally mandated health care coverage of it for their employees.
July 2, 2014
What You Need to Know About the Birth Control Cases Before the Supreme Court
The Supreme Court will decide whether bosses have the right to deny birth control to their employees based on their personal beliefs. They are taking up Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby & Conestoga Wood Specialties v. Sebelius.
Nov. 26, 2013
CDC Study Shows Importance of Birth Control for Women
This morning, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released the results of their first publication ever on the use of emergency contraception in the United States. The findings are telling!
July 3, 2013
Obama Administration Announces Expanded Access to Emergency Contraception
Great news! Yesterday, the Obama administration announced that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will comply with a federal judge’s order to make emergency contraception available over the counter, for all women, with no age restrictions. This is a major victory for women’s health—and for expanding access to birth control!
June 11, 2013
Good News: Judge Rules To Make "Morning-After Pill" More Accessible
A federal judge ruled that emergency contraception, known as the morning-after pill, must be available over the counter, without any age restrictions. This is a major victory for women of all ages.
June 11, 2013