Since Planned Parenthood founder Margaret Sanger coined the term “birth control” in 1914, contraception has truly revolutionized women’s lives in the United States, and around the world. Brush up on your birth control history, and see just how far we’ve come in 100 years.
But there’s a solution: The Women’s Health Protection Act will stop these outrageous laws that are undermining women’s health and rights in state after state. In today’s political climate, Roe isn’t enough—and we’re not done fighting for women’s health and rights. Tell Congress to support the Women’s Health Protection Act now.
Today, the Senate Judiciary Committee heard the Women’s Health Protection Act — an act that would put in place real protections for reproductive health and rights, and fight back against the relentless, dangerous, and backwards attacks. Here’s why we need it.
Anyone who thinks you can just walk into a convenience store and get the affordable birth control you need clearly has no understanding about the reality of women’s lives — and no business making decisions about them.
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For millions of Americans, the only thing controversial about birth control is the fact that we’re still debating whether this basic health care should be covered by insurance.
Throwback Thursday: It’s been 1 year since the ”motorcycle vagina” sneak attacks on reproductive health in North Carolina — and after leading those efforts, Thom Tillis thinks he should be a US Senator.
North Carolinians don’t want a Senator who thinks he has a right to interfere in our reproductive health — and who does it by misleading the public. Tillis has already gone too far, and we’re going to stop his extreme agenda from going national.
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5 fact checks you need to know about the decision — and how it affects us.
Last week, the Supreme Court opened the door for for-profit corporations to deny employees birth control coverage just because their boss doesn’t approve of it. Now, champions in Congress are taking action to fix it.
Ask your lawmakers to go on the record now: Do you side with bosses, or do you support putting birth control coverage back in the hands of people who need it?
That’s 82 bosses who don’t belong in women’s personal decisions about health care — and since last Monday, the list is only getting longer.