Once again persons who don't have ovaries, menstrual cycles or the possibility of birthing babies, remain obsessed with a woman's right to choose what goes on in her reproductive nether regions. Rep. Paul Ryan is promising to fight for a rider that would allow employers to refuse to cover contraception in their health insurance plans for moral reasons.
In a battle between religion and women’s reproductive rights, the U.S. Supreme Court is scheduled to hear two cases in March to determine whether religious companies must provide their employees with reproductive health care. Columbia University student Elle Wisnicki explains why the argument should not be about religion, but more focused on women’s reproductive rights and right to privacy.
An emergency contraceptive manufactured in Europe will come with a new label in 2014, warning the pill may not be effective for women over a certain weight.
Today is World Contraception Day, raising awareness of contraception, promoting informed decisions about sexual and reproductive health, and preventing unplanned pregnancy or STIs .To celebrate condoms etc, have a laugh about the new method "Other People's Kids".
A new infographic from Colorlines.com looks at how the "war on women" has affected women around the U.S., with a particular focus on Texas. According to the graphic and its accompanying article, written by Colorlines' Akiba Solomon, 29 states enacted 69 anti-choice measures last year, with 5 apiece in Florida, Kansas, and Arizona. In Texas, some 284,000 women are projected to lose reproductive health care in 2012-13. Check out the graphic after the jump.