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Birth Control Should Be Free and Very Easy to Get Without a Prescription
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, birth control, reproductive rights, medicines, pharmaceuticals, petitions )

Freya
- 3 hours ago - act.boldprogressives.org
Progressive heroes Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ayanna Pressley have introduced a bill in the House to give millions of women access to free birth control they can get easily without a prescription.
Ensure Over-the-Counter Birth Control Is Accessible and Affordable
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, reproductive freedom, birth control, petitions )

Freya
- 6 days ago - dailykos.com
With reproductive freedom under attack, state legislatures across the country, and a conservative majority on the Supreme Court, there has never been a more critical time to ensure birth control access for all who want and need it.
Birth Control Is Safe, But It's Not Over Yet
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, birth control, reproductive rights, petitions )

Freya
- 156 days ago - act.nwlc.org
Despite setback after setback in court (and in public opinion), the Trump-Pence administration is continuing to push forward illegal and discriminatory attempts to restrict birth control coverage.
No Government Interference in Our Decisions to Use Birth Control!
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, birth control, reproductive rights, petitions )

Freya
- 215 days ago - actnow.prochoiceamerica.org
The Trump administration has introduced new rules that would allow non-profits, private businesses and universities to refuse to cover birth control in their insurance policies based on "moral or religious" objections.
Trump's Anti-Choice Health and Human Services Appointee Escorted From Building
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, reproductive rights, Trump regime, appointees, resignations, civil rights, human rights, birth control )

Freya
- 527 days ago - alternet.org
Teresa Manning, the anti-choice activist President Donald Trump appointed to handle Title X federal family planning program, was reportedly escorted from the building this afternoon.
Here's What Family Planning Services Look Like in a Devastated Puerto Rico
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, reproductive rights, birth control, disasters, Puerto Rico )

Freya
- 528 days ago - rewire.news
Running a family planning clinic without electricity has proven a monumental challenge, with little hope for improving conditions in the coming months.
Petition - Applaud Initiative to Guarantee Free and Accessible Contraception
Health & Wellness  (tags: massachusetts, contraception, assessability, employers, Birth Control, Health insurance, unplanned pregnancy, Womens Rights, health care, safety, risks, prevention, protection )


- 590 days ago - forcechange.com
Praise the Massachusetts House of Representatives for improving access to contraceptives. In October, the Trump administration rolled back the requirement that employers must include access to birth control in their health insurance plans.
Petition - Trump Is Trying to Gut Access to Birth Control
Health & Wellness  (tags: Birth Control, Affordable Care Act, planned parenthood, health care, accessibility, discrimination, benefits, Human Rights, abortion rights, right to choose, risks, safety, treatment, politics )


- 613 days ago - act.credoaction.com
The misogynist in chief has struck again. Donald Trump's Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) just gutted the Affordable Care Act's (ACA) birth control benefit.
Use of Birth Control Could Cause Missouri Women To Lose Their Job and Housing
Health & Wellness  (tags: birth control, landlords, employers, SB5, Missouri, loss of women's rights )

Sheryl
- 731 days ago - newsweek.com
And while of course this is not information most landlords or employers have access to, under SB 5 they could ask women what forms of reproductive health care they are using.
A Family Planning Miracle in Colorado: Program Has Teen Births and Abortions Drop By Half, and It's Heading to Other States
Health & Wellness  (tags: reproductive health, women, contraception, birth control )

Freya
- 807 days ago - alternet.org
Most businesses would jump at the opportunity to invest a dollar that saves them $5.85 over the next three years and then keeps on returning savings, all the while improving service to their customers.
Better Birth Control Access Could Drop Abortion Rate 67%, Save $12 Billion
Health & Wellness  (tags: reproductive rights, birth control, contraception, abortion, clinics )

Freya
- 836 days ago - yahoo.com
According to Planned Parenthood, close to 60 percent of their patients participate in Medicaid or Title X.
Judge Blocks Texas Cutting Medicaid to Planned Parenthood
Health & Wellness  (tags: reproductive rights, women, abortion, birth control, public funding, Texas, Planned Parenthood )

Freya
- 852 days ago - yahoo.com
A federal judge ruled Tuesday that Texas can't cut off Medicaid dollars to Planned Parenthood over secretly recorded videos taken by anti-abortion activists in 2015.
Campaign to Expose Anti-Choice Violence
Health & Wellness  (tags: reproductive rights, clinics, women, abortion, birth control, activism )

Freya
- 863 days ago - feminist.org
The harassment and intimidation of clinic workers and women outside the clinics creates a hostile environment that often leads to violence.
Anti-Choice Activists Now Going After Birth Control
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, birth control, contraception, anti-choice, reproductive rights )

Freya
- 865 days ago - alternet.org
Under Trump and a GOP Congress, anti-choice activists don't need elaborate excuses to go after contraception.
Anti-Choice Advocate Admits to Joy Reid Her Ultimate Goal Is to Make Birth Control Illegal
Health & Wellness  (tags: birth control, women, reproductive rights, anti-choice )

Freya
- 873 days ago - alternet.org
Anti-choice activist says birth control - including the pill and IUDs - should be illegal.
 

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