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One Hundredth Anniversary of the Brownsville Clinic—A Media Opportunity

On October 16, 1916, Margaret Sanger opened the first birth control clinic in the United

States. The Brownsville clinic violated Section 1142 of the New York State Penal Code. 1,116 more words

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Male Birth Control With a Flip of A Switch

The future of contraception may allow men to control their fertility with just a flip of an on-off switch! This switch, called the Bimek SLV, was developed by German researchers. 384 more words

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Monday Reads

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We have an interesting SCOTUS decision/nondecision just announced on the challenge to the Affordable Health Care’s provision for Birth Control.  Basically, they sent the case back to the lower courts… 1,761 more words

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Since when did the pull-out method become a popular form of birth control for 40+ year old men?

Lately, I’ve run into a smattering of them – The Israeli, The Hunk, Nathan. 228 more words


Hormonal Birth Control Now Available Directly At Pharmacies in California

Like our neighboring state to the north, pharmacists in California can now prescribe and dispense birth control directly to women.  Now this warrants a happy dance!   594 more words

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Virginia GOP Celebrates End of Session with Wave of Anti-Choice Attacks

By Nicole Grim, NARAL Pro-Choice Virginia Staff

On March 12th, Virignia’s 2016 legislative session officially drew to a close. But not before Virginia’s anti-abortion Republican politicians celebrated the last 12 days of the session (and the start of women’s history month) with a wave of anti-women, anti-choice attacks. 1,416 more words

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Tracing Sanger's Steps: The Beginning of Legalized Birth Control

Throughout the history of the United States, the judicial system has been used as a mechanism for social change. Consider some of the most monumental decisions, from… 821 more words

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