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Donald Trump unveils plan to make abortion illegal again

Donald Trump released a letter dated September 2016 via the Susan B. Anthony List (SBA List) detailing his first actions against reproductive rights (see below for the full letter). 1,000 more words

Abortion

How Planned Parenthood Came Up With The 3% Claim

Planned Parenthood claims that abortions are only 3% of their business. This video shows how deceptive that claim is. As an example of how ridiculous the 3% claim is, the video demonstrates that the NFL is actually a hot dog business rather than a sports business by using the same method of calculation that PP uses.

Good video.

Catholic Interest

Mirena IUD effective for seven years - new study

The Mirena intrauterine system (IUS), the IUD with the hormone levonorgestrel, is a highly effective method of contraception currently approved for five years. Some data suggests that it probably good for six years, but a new study tells us with a good degree of confidence that the Mirena is safe and effective for seven years. 632 more words

Contraception

Pharmacies must dispense Plan B to women despite pharmacist’s religious objection, court rules

Women in Washington state should be able to get Plan B and other emergency contraceptives over the counter from pharmacies regardless of the pharmacist’s religious views, the Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday. 112 more words

Politics And Government

Don't remove your own IUD. Here's why.

Removing one’s own IUD is apparently “a thing.” There are even YouTube videos of women sharing their experiences. If you can get a medical degree from Google then why not get your OB/GYN residency from YouTube? 1,225 more words

Contraception

Broadly publishes an absolutely junk piece on IUDs to scare women.

When IUDs go terribly wrong, screams the headline. It sounds like the lead in to a horror movie.

The piece starts with a snippet of accurate information, noting that the use of IUDs are on the rise. 1,738 more words

Contraception

Do women need to have periods?

Women in their 20s and 30s are increasingly opting for contraception that can repress their menstrual cycles, a trend that’s opening an interesting discussion about why the pill is designed to mimic a normal menstrual cycle, and what skipping it means for future fertility. 320 more words

Health And Fitness