Friday's momentous decision by a federal judge to overturn the age restrictions on sale of Plan B (the morning after pill) is long overdue and a landmark for reproductive rights.
Our health care system is the dumping ground for all of our worst, unresolved arguments as a society. It is a long, messy list, and runs from the ovary to the grave.
This story, one which has largely been overlooked in all current reporting, stretches back well into the past. Indeed, we need to reach back 737 years, to 1276, for the events in question.
The new pope favors a modest lifestyle without chauffeured limousines or ostentatious palaces. I am sure that his concern for the poor is sincere. Yet, he is not going to do anything radical to reduce poverty.
The administration's announcement that religiously affiliated institutions are permitted to opt out of the contraception requirement strengthens religious liberty while safeguarding women's health.
The Supreme Court needs to step in to declare that any physically invasive procedures that aren't independently justified constitute an "undue burden" on a woman's right to terminate her pregnancy.
Perhaps it is time to acknowledge that our current system of federalism is an 18th century anachronism at best, at worst a constitutional ploy that has historically enabled the majority to tyrannize minorities.
The Obama administration has proposed a regulation on birth control that treats us like the property of our employer. We need to help them to a more respectful posture.
Dr. Nafis Sadik, the first female head of a major United Nations program (UN Population Fund 1987-2000), is the subject of a new biography, Champion o...
This International Women's Day, I'm proud to be putting women at the center of discussions regarding health, the environment, and the future of our planet. It's a spot they've certainly earned.
As John Kerry takes over as Secretary of State, we have a renewed opportunity to draw attention to the 222 million women worldwide who want to prevent unintended pregnancy but lack access to modern birth control.
In its legal complaint, the University claims that it is "unapologetically committed to the moral principles and ethics of the Catholic Church," but the truth is that it has chosen to live out its Catholic mission selectively, and in a way that exacerbates existing equity issues on campus.
While the law is groundbreaking, we know that in reality, laws are not always implemented in the way that they were intended. As we mark Women's History Month and approach the third anniversary of the ACA, we need to redouble our efforts to assure that it delivers on its promises to women.
Members of the ICCR -- along with many others in the field -- are creating better contraceptive technologies that improve the lives of women and men around the world. Working together, we will speed the search for new methods that meet the diverse needs of women and their partners.
FP2020 is an initiative that requires innovation, changing 'business as usual,' meeting the needs of women, and creating public-private partnerships. The Jadelle Access Program demonstrates all of these characteristics.
I wonder how long it will take the Church to apologize for its longstanding marginalization and persecution of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people and its ultimate sanction of our relationships and our gender expressions. I'm certainly not going to hold my breath