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Over the Counter Birth Control

Laura Bassett

Over-The-Counter Birth Control May Be A Game-Changer

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 02.27.2015 | Politics

About half of all pregnancies in the United States are unintended. But if birth control pills were available over the counter and covered by insurance...

Where To Go For All Your Questions About Getting Birth Control Without A Prescription

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 12.16.2014 | Healthy Living

Advocates for over-the-counter access to oral contraceptives recently launched a website devoted to spreading informing about efforts to make birth co...

Desperately Needing Watchdog

Jason Salzman | Posted 02.06.2015 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Last week, Colorado Rep. Cory Gardner voted to halt Obama's program to defer deportation of millions of immigrants who have children in our country. Gardner voted in Aug. (during his successful U.S. Senate campaign versus Democrat Mark Udall) against halting Obama's  program to defer deportations of young immigrants.

GOP Candidate Comes Up With A New, Misleading Obamacare Claim

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 10.09.2014 | Politics

At a Tuesday candidate debate, Virginia Republican Senate nominee Ed Gillespie offered a confusing explanation for how repealing the Affordable Care A...

Laura Bassett

Planned Parenthood Ad Hits GOP Candidates On OTC Birth Control

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 09.12.2014 | Politics

In its first TV ad buy of the 2014 cycle, Planned Parenthood's political arm is warning voters in North Carolina and Colorado that Republican Senate c...

How We Won the Fight on the Morning-After Pill

Jenny F. Brown | Posted 06.22.2013 | Politics
Jenny F. Brown

We didn't want full access to the morning-after pill because we live in fear, we wanted full access because the results of medical advances should be in our hands -- the birthright of every woman and girl.

43 Million American Women Shouldn't Be "At Risk"

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 12.13.2012 | Politics
Soraya Chemaly

Usually, societies try to reduce risks, especially those that are preventable. But we'd still rather give mainstream voice to ill-informed, nostalgic conservative malaise than enable teenage girls and adult women to manage their own reproduction.

Katy Hall

5 Awful Reasons For Limiting Access To Birth Control

HuffingtonPost.com | Katy Hall | Posted 11.27.2012 | Politics

Emergency contraception should be made available to teenage girls over the counter, a major pediatric group recommended Monday, just a week after the ...

Major Medical Group Says Birth Control Should Be Sold Over The Counter

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 11.21.2012 | Women

WASHINGTON -- No prescription or doctor's exam needed: The nation's largest group of obstetricians and gynecologists says birth control pills should b...