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More Women Are Getting the IUD and Implant for Birth Control

American women are increasingly opting for the most effective forms of birth control: an intrauterine device (IUD) or an implant, new data shows.

A new report released Thursday by the Guttmacher Institute, a non-profit research organization, shows the percentage of U.S. 250 more words

"Reproductive Rights Are Political": Yes, Planned Parenthood Has To Be In The Politics Business

On Sunday’s “Meet the Press” Chuck Todd, a journalist I respect, asked an interesting, but odd, question of Cecile Richards, the president of Planned Parenthood: “ 530 more words


Dynamic Theater ~ For Reproductive Freedom!

Thank You! Words of Choice is honored with The VISION AWARD, presented by the Abortion Conversation Project. See News.



How much should schools teach kids about sex?

I read an article earlier today by Peter Tatchell with a blueprint for sex education in schools. It’s what you would expect from Peter Tatchell i.e. 1,137 more words


What is the ‘Right’ Age to Talk to Girls About Safe Sex?

World Contraception Day was at the end of September, which many people were simply unaware of. This is particularly the case in communities like the Luzira slum area of Kampala, where there are high rates of early pregnancy, maternal mortality, unsafe abortions, and HIV/STI infection stemming from unprotected sex and lack of education and services related to sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), especially for adolescent girls. 690 more words

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A "Bonus Baby" Brought Us into the Catholic Church

He drinks vast, bewildering amounts of milk. He seems to feel that doors will not safely close unless they’re slammed. He walks as if he’s imitating in double-time a movie Tyrannosaurus Rex (not Boom! 812 more words


Ben Carson unveils plan to stop abortions: daycare for children of "uneducated" women

Dr. Ben Carson was on The View today and said this:

“A lot of those young girls who are having babies out-of-wedlock — when they have that first baby, they stop their education and that child is four times as likely to grow up in poverty.” He then babbled on about daycare and GEDs and… 716 more words