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Georgetown Students Rally For Reproductive Rights

The Hoya | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Supporters of Plan A: Students for Reproductive Justice chained themselves to the statue of John Carroll in Healy Circle on Saturday, successfully pro...

Back Up Your Birth Control Day of Action: Time to Close the Gap on EC Access

Kelli Conlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kelli Conlin

Stories of our neighbors' lack of access to health care--ranging from a friend denied coverage because of a pre-existing condition to a relative who c...

Plan B: Fallback Birth Control Gaining Popularity

The Colby Echo | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

A female student, who would like to remain anonymous, recalls an incident in the spring of her sophomore year when she woke up in a room she didn't re...

Energy Bookshelf: Ten More Worth Your Time Than Super Freaky Crap

A. Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
A. Siegel

The authors of Superfreakonomics super(freaky)star status means that they and their travesty of a book will get attention despite its non-truthful truthiness and misleading mediocrity on climate-change.

Have We Reached Our Civilization's Tipping Point?

Linda Buzzell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Linda Buzzell

In his new book, Lester Brown explores the tipping points that overwhelmed previous civilizations reveals clues about our present situation.

Women Need a Plan B

Kelli Conlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kelli Conlin

Heightened awareness is critical to increasing use of Plan B: a safe, effective back up method of birth control. Nearly 40 percent of women 18-30 remain unaware of this valuable medication.

Alternative Careers: How Viable Is Your Plan B?

nytimes.com | Alex Williams | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

IN more than a few circles -- publishing, finance, automotive design -- small talk at cocktail parties has shifted from real estate (too depressing) t...

Question For Obama: How About A Science-Based Drug Policy?

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

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The Morning After Pill Conspiracy

Cristina Page | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cristina Page

Monday, the US district court finally got the anti-contraception genie, and some of the bullying lawless politics of the Bush era, back in the bottle.

Back Up Your Birth Control Day Gets a Boost from Court Decision

Sharon L. Camp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sharon L. Camp

Given that the typical women wants two children, she spends only a few years trying to become or being pregnant, but about three decades trying to avoid pregnancy.

Fear Factor

Laurie Rosenfield | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Laurie Rosenfield

We all need to change our thinking. If you want a result that's different than your current reality, it starts with your thinking. If we succumb to the fear we will be paralyzed.

Put Women's Health Back in the Picture

Meghan Rhoad | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Meghan Rhoad

The Global Gag Rule withheld critical funds from organizations abroad which provided legal, voluntary abortions, counseled women about abortion, and engaged in advocacy for abortion rights.

Court Allows Pharmacists' Emergency Contraception Case To Proceed

Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO - The Illinois Supreme Court has dealt a blow to a rule requiring pharmacies to dispense emergency contraception. Lower courts had dismissed ...

Friday Talking Points [55] -- "Bretton Woods II"? Not Quite.

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

I have to begin here today by stomping all over a cutesy term the media has come up with for the upcoming economic "summit" George W. Bush is holding ...

Bush Moves to Plan B

Laura Carlsen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Carlsen

Plan B was the legacy plan, designed to lock in as many Bush policies as possible before losing the presidency to the Democrats.

12 Tips for the Sustainability Shift

Matthew Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Matthew Stein

There is no single "right way" to implement Plan B, but the following list would go a long way towards insuring that we and our children will have a world worth living in.

An Outrageous Attempt by the Bush Administration to Undermine Women's Rights

Hillary Clinton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Hillary Clinton

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is poised to put in place new barriers to accessing common forms of contraception by labeling them "abortion." We can't let them get away with this.