Tag Archives: Contraceptives

When Catholic Health Care Systems Own Your Doctor: The New Threat to Affordable Birth Control for Women

By Elaine Magliaro Patricia Miller has a chilling article over at Salon titled When the Catholic Church owns your doctor: The insidious new threat to affordable birth control. Miller’s article opens with a story about a woman named Angela Valavanis. … Continue reading

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Comedian Amy Schumer Responds to Birth Control Debate with Hilarious Prescription Ad Parody

By Elaine Magliaro Comedian Amy Schumer has a killer parody of a contraceptive prescription ad. In it, Schumer “satirizes just how hard it is for a woman to get her hands on birth control, following the commercial’s instructions to ask … Continue reading

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The Vagina Vigilantes Strike Again!: Republican Members of the House of Representatives Vote to Strike Down D.C. Law That Bans Reproductive Discrimination

By Elaine Magliaro Aaron C. Davis of The Washington Post reported last Thursday that the House of Representatives had “voted along party lines late Thursday to strike down a D.C. law on ideological grounds for the first time in almost … Continue reading

Posted in Christianity, Civil Liberties, Conservatives, Constitutional Law, Democracy, Equal Rights, Fundamentalism, Government, Health Care, Health Care Insurance, Jurisprudence, Local Government, Pharmaceuticals, Political Science, Politics, Religion, Reproductive Rights, United States, Women's Rights | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 18 Comments