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Senator says access to birth control not a problem

...senator says he doesn't think access to contraception is a problem in Alaska.In a floor...could be reduced by improving access to contraception.The issue of the state providing...Sen. Berta Gardner said access to contraception isn't the same everywhere.
State | AK legislature
Alaska Editorial: Focus on reducing FASD, not political points

...the CDC lists as putting a woman at risk of having what's termed an "alcohol-exposed pregnancy" is this: Not using contraception in a way that effectively prevents pregnancy.So he has a preference of hoping a woman would take a pregnancy test and...
Court: Girls of any age can buy morning-after pill for now

...can buy generic versions of emergency contraception without prescriptions while the federal...permitted two-pill versions of emergency contraception to immediately be sold without restrictions...unnecessary restrictions to get emergency contraception," she said in a statement.The center's...
On the topic of women's rights and abortion planning services. I do believe that more access to contraception means fewer abortions. It just makes good sense.All in...this piece stated "I don't believe that more access to contraception means fewer abortions." In fact, Ashenbrenner believes...
IHS expands access to Plan B for Native women

...Native American women seeking emergency contraception at Indian Health Services facilities...issue a written policy on emergency contraception."A verbal directive can be rescinded...lifted all age limits on the emergency contraception after months of back-and-forth...
It's in a bar, baby

...of unplanned pregnancy and making more family planning available."Really, the place to start is with ready access to contraception," French said. Though the state is facing a $2 billion revenue shortfall this year and similar budget gaps are expected...
State | AK legislature
Plan ahead for contraception

...her bringing attention to emergency contraception, a birth control option that has great...the demand for abortion. Emergency contraception, often called "the morning-after...RU-486 or the abortion pill. Emergency contraception is a high-dose birth control pill...
Cover contraception

...Viagra than FDA-approved prescription contraception. What irony, that our government...prescriptions for men, yet refuses to fund contraception. Furthermore, legislation prevents...insanity. Make insurance coverage of contraception a priority. J.J. Vollenweider Juneau
Pope criticizes church emphasis on abortion, gays

...discussing divisive social issues of abortion, gays and contraception.The pope's remarkably blunt message six months into...Francis hasn't hammered home church teaching on abortion, contraception and homosexuality - areas of the culture wars where U...
Organization's focus on contraception

Planned Parenthood is about contraception, not abortion. Contraception curtails the issue of abortion. The organization was developed to assist women, who tend to be the ones responsible for child rearing, options as it pertains to having or...


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