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Uncle Sugar vs. Religious Extremists

In January of 2015, Mike Huckabee accused Democrats of insulting women, but let me get this straight from the horse’s mouth,

“(I)f the Democrats want to insult the women of America by making them believe that they are helpless without Uncle Sugar coming in and providing for them a prescription each month for birth control because they cannot control their libido or their reproductive system without the help of the government, then so be it.

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Religious Extremists

Wednesday Reads: An uneasy trend


Just can’t seem to bring myself round to reading any news lately. I have spent most of my time immersed in episodes of Foyle’s War. 1,989 more words

Morning Reads

99 years of controversy

Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards recently discussed the challenges facing reproductive health care, the state of feminism and much more. Pointing out that the issues surrounding sexual health aren’t just a concern for women, Cecile notes that her son is joining a growing number of men active in supporting Planned Parenthood. 87 more words

Reproductive Rights

Oral Contraceptives

Oral contraceptives are a method of birth control that can be taken by mouth. They do not protect against STIs like some barrier methods can, but they are SUPER effective in preventing pregnancy through the release of hormones. 691 more words

Birth Control

Look For These 5 Features When Choosing A Pharmacy For Your Birth Control

When it comes to picking a pharmacy for your birth control — whether you are buying something over-the-counter or filling a prescription — we are inundated with choices.   1,183 more words

Birth Control

Barrier Contraceptives

Barrier contraceptives are basically physical barricades that prevent pregnancy and/or the spread of STDs, which is pretty neat. Here are a few of them!

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“Metonyms” and Abortion

In a recent Daily Beast article concerning abortion-related comments between Rand Paul and Debbie Wasserman-Shultz, Samantha Allen wrote, “By turning late-term abortions into a metonym for the issue as a whole, Paul is clearly attempting to challenge the American consensus on the legality of abortion earlier in pregnancy. 757 more words