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In a long-awaited decision released early this morning, U.S. District Court Judge Edward Korman ordered the FDA to make emergency contraception available over-the-counter to women of all ages, ...
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Apr 05, 2013 at 12:43 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
Last week, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists called for access to emergency contraception over-the-counter. We need to send a clear signal to Secretary Sebelius that women's ...
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Nov 26, 2012 at 11:59 AM PST with 15 Recommends
This according to Hannity and "the man that knows Ohio like no one else," Bill Cunningham. Now you can all calm down... Since I had to drive 14 hours today across a few states, with no satellite ...
by txprogressive12
Comment Count 45 comments on Thu Nov 01, 2012 at 11:33 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
This year, the Back Up Your Birth Control campaign is addressing the lies head-on. Our theme is as simple as it is scientifically accurate: EC=BC. EC is a form of birth control. There is no ...
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Mar 28, 2012 at 10:50 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
While Secretary Sebelius’ decision to intervene and block Plan B One-Step’s OTC status was shocking on several fronts, those of us at the Center for Reproductive Rights saw it as “déjà vu ...
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Mar 28, 2012 at 09:53 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
Whether President Obama was compelled to weave the bubble gum narrative for political gain or because it truly reflects his thinking, the result is the same. Complex sexual health issues get overly ...
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Dec 13, 2011 at 03:24 PM PST with 3 Recommends
Experts, who we count on for guidance and sound evidence-based medicine, have repeatedly shown Plan B to be not only extremely effective, but incredibly safe. Although the experts in the FDA agreed ...
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 40 comments on Mon Dec 12, 2011 at 11:33 AM PST with 14 Recommends
Disappointed, angry, dismayed -- these are only some of the emotions I am feeling this afternoon after hearing President Obama's poor excuse for restricting access to Plan B One Step. I am also ...
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 12 comments on Fri Dec 09, 2011 at 01:39 PM PST with 7 Recommends
Today’s news about our own Kathleen Sebelius’ overruling the FDA on EC for youth in need of pregnancy ...
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Dec 08, 2011 at 11:50 AM PST with 10 Recommends
It is time to propose practical changes that would actually cut public expenditures, protect rape victims and make the anti-women animus that motivates these proposals visible for all to see.
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 9 comments on Tue Feb 01, 2011 at 08:40 AM PST with 18 Recommends
Another fight is brewing over Catholic hospitals and reproductive health care - this time in Maryland, where a dispute over building a hospital may result in fewer options for abortion care, ...
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Jan 13, 2011 at 08:33 AM PST with 5 Recommends
by Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium ...
by The Media Consortium
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Nov 17, 2010 at 08:57 AM PST with 2 Recommends
In an unexpected move, the Washington State Board of Pharmacy moves to change a rule which prevents pharmacies from being able to refuse to dispense emergency contraception. But the public outcry,
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 47 comments on Thu Nov 11, 2010 at 06:07 AM PST with 32 Recommends
Written by Gretchen Borchelt , Senior Counsel National Women’s Law Center Today, a ...
by National Womens Law Center
Comment Count 11 comments on Mon Mar 23, 2009 at 02:19 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
Earlier this week The Wisconsin Legislature passed Assembly Bill 377/Senate Bill 129 aka "The Compassionate Care for Rape Victims Bill" and will almost certainly be signed into Law by Governor Jim ...
by Ferretlass
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Dec 20, 2007 at 06:02 AM PST with 7 Recommends