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Lawmakers: Stop Taking Away Women's Rights

42 years ago this week, the Supreme Court handed down one of its most famous and controversial rulings: that a woman’s decision to have an abortion is a constitutional right. 469 more words


How Birth Control Has Changed Over the Centuries

Birth control may still be a hot button issue today in some countries, but men and women have been using contraceptives for thousands of years, albeit with varied results. 206 more words

Hope to never give in; The power of contraception

Jessica Akwuone; 21 years old: Jessica is a single mother of 2 children; Elizabeth who is 5 years old and Jane who is only 2 and a half years old. 227 more words


Mary Hasson: Sex is Not a Minor Issue

In high school, I was a pretty good daughter: straight A’s, extracurriculars, and only a few instances of misbehavior bad enough to warrant being grounded. However, like many teenagers, I was sexually active — probably earlier than my parents would have thought or wanted. 497 more words

Reproductive Justice

Long-term use of birth control pills linked to higher risk of brain tumors, study finds

Taking certain forms of birth control for over five years more than doubles the risk of developing a rare brain tumor, a study led by a Danish neurologist has found. 223 more words


5 Things The March For Life Doesn’t Want You to Know

Happy anniversary, Roe v. Wade!

Each year on this anniversary, the anti-choice community gathers to march in opposition of abortion rights. Known as the March for Life, this Washington, D.C. 888 more words