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Plan B more accessible to American Indian women

...finalized a policy that makes emergency contraception more accessible to American Indian...so Native women who wanted emergency contraception once had to see a health care provider...Quick, easy access to emergency contraception is crucial considering the prevalence...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-10-18/plan-b-more-accessible-ameri
Nation and World
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071805/let_20050718022.shtml
Opinion
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

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052004/let_letter4.shtml
Opinion
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060406/let_20060604012.shtml
Opinion
Free contraception mandate violates religious, economic liberties

...religious institutions, such as religious schools and hospitals, to include abortion-inducing drugs, sterilization and contraception in their insurance policies for employees. That is a mandate that violates the deeply held religious beliefs of many...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-02-24/free-contraception-mandate-violates-r
Opinion
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.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-07/senator-says-access-birth-control-not-p
State | AK legislature
Vatican: Many Catholics ignore teachings on sex

...Catholics reject its teachings on sex and contraception as intrusive and irrelevant and officials...teaching on sexuality, homosexuality, contraception, marriage and divorce.Thousands...Vatican's key document banning artificial contraception, the 1968 encyclical Humanae Vitae...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-06-27/vatican-many-catholics-ignore-teachin
Not For Web
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...

http://juneauempire.com/larry-neumeister/2013-06-06/court-girls-any-age-can-buy-
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-09-20/ihs-expands-access-plan-b-native-women
State
GOP's assault on women bogs down in quicksand

...efforts to increase the availability of contraception has gone terribly bad. It turns out...insurance companies should have to cover contraception - for example, birth-control pills...dismissal, that "women don't care about contraception. They care about jobs and their families...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-04-20/gops-assault-women-bogs-down-quicksan
Opinion

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