Obama Administration Guarantees Near-Universal Contraceptive Coverage

Fantastic news today: the Obama Administration has ensured that most all employers will have to offer insurance plans that cover birth control! Per the news release from the US Dept. of Health and Human Services: “the final rule on preventive health services… Continue Reading

FDA could put Plan B on drugstore shelves

The Washington Post‘s Rob Stein reports that the Food and Drug Administration is deciding whether to make Plan B emergency contraception (commonly referred to as the morning-after pill) available on drugstore shelves without a prescription. Currently, Plan B is available without… Continue Reading

Mississippi’s “personhood” amendment is bad for all women

Next week, Mississippi voters will decide on a ballot measure that would redefine “person” to include fertilized eggs and fetuses. While Initiative 26 is an attempt to curb abortion rights, there would be other scary consequences should it pass. For instance,… Continue Reading

Cantor vows to defund Planned Parenthood

Thanks to @TrustWomen for bringing this Roll Call article to my attention. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor spoke last week at the Values Voter Summit in Washington, D.C. He gave the predictable “pro-liberty, anti-taxes” talking points and criticized President Obama’s… Continue Reading