birth control

Planned Parenthood Allows Clients to Access Birth Control Via the Internet

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While the debate pro-life vs. pro-choice is discussed between middle-aged men on Capitol Hill, Planned Parenthood has decided to launch a pilot program that allows clients to have access to birth control services via the Internet. The pilot program, which was announced Wednesday, has launched...

Company to Introduce Long-term Contraceptive Implant Operated by Remote Control

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Next year, a new form of contraception begins preclinical trials in the U.S. The MicroCHIPS device will be implanted under the skin in a woman’s abdomen, butt, or bicep. And managed wirelessly via remote control. This new contraceptive device will be relatively tiny, measuring 0.78...

Supreme Court Rules In Favor of Hobby Lobby in Contraceptive Case

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The U.S. Supreme Court  ruled this morning that business owners can object on religious grounds to a provision of President Barack Obama’s healthcare law that requires closely held companies to provide health insurance that covers birth control. With a 5-4 vote, the court said that...

69% of Americans Favor Mandated Birth Control Coverage

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According to a JAMA survey, 69 percent of Americans say all U.S. health plans should be required to cover the cost of birth control. Yet the topic is still a hot-button issue in the courts. In June, the Supreme Court is expected to reach a...

Shonda Rhimes Slams Mike Huckabee’s Comments on Birth Control, Obamacare

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Thursday afternoon, Shonda Rhimes ripped into Mike Huckabee after the former Arkansas governor made  comments criticizing what he considers government patronizing toward women and reproductive health. Huckabee said that democrat officials view women as unable to control their urges and wholly, exclusively dependent upon the government for...