A new report released by the Guttmacher Institute has found that Medicaid programs across the country have helped to greatly increase the amount of money states spend on family planning.
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A new report from the Guttmacher Institute shows that, in the past decade, a substantial number of states (including Florida) have shifted from having only a moderate number of abortion restrictions to becoming “overtly hostile” to abortion rights.
Mother Jones reports that Sen. Marco Rubio’s legislative response to a federal decision requiring health insurers to cover contraception as a preventive service “could cut off birth control coverage for millions of women who receive it through their health plans.”
The New York Times reported yesterday that the Obama administration might compromise with religious groups that are currently up in arms over a federal decision requiring health insurers to cover contraception as a preventive service.
In an op-ed printed in USA Today yesterday, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius takes on accusations that a recent federal decision requiring health insurers to cover contraception as a preventive service is an attack on religious groups.
A round-up report for 2011 found that last year was one of the worst for reproductive health and reproductive rights across the country.
Last month, the Northeast Florida Teen Pregnancy Task Force released a report outlining recommendations for dealing with the region’s persistent teen pregnancy problem.
The National Organization for Women (NOW), the largest organization of feminist activists in the U.S., has joined reproductive rights advocates in asking President Obama to not cave in to pressure from the Catholic leaders asking that he strike a recent decision that increases access to birth control for women.
St. Pete priest threatens to cancel health insurance for employees because of federal birth control decision
A Catholic priest in St. Petersburg is threatening to cut health insurance benefits from employees as a form of “civil disobedience” to challenge a recent decision by the federal government to include birth control in a list of preventive health care.
A new study from the Guttmacher Institute find that 14 percent of birth control pill users take the pill for non-contraceptive purposes.