Those looking to get birth control or treatment for urinary tract infections (UTIs) from Planned Parenthood may not even have to show up to a clinic to do so thanks to a new app.
Colorado’s Republican Senator Cory Gardner is once again touting a bill in support of over the counter birth control.
The Trump Administration has begun to enforce its abortion gag rule, which strips family planning funds from health care providers that perform abortions, refer to abortion providers, or even discuss abortion with their patients.
Republican state senate candidate Tony Sanchez’s views on reproductive health could prove to be too far-right for a district with more registered Democrats than Republicans.
Aspiring State Lawmaker Apparently Thinks Low-Income Women Should Be Sterilized, Birth Control Causes Abortions, And More
In a series of Facebook posts from 2012, Mary Fabian, a candidate for Colorado’s House of Representatives, defended a U.S. Senate candidate who said at the time that the incidence of pregnancy after “legitimate rape” is low because a women’s body will stop such pregnancies spontaneously.
When the Trump Administration proposed a new rule last month to strip federal funding from abortion providers nationwide, many saw it as an attack on Planned Parenthood, which the president has repeatedly said he’d like to “defund.”
Latinas continue to face obstacles to accessing high-quality health care. We are more likely to live in areas with poor access to family planning services and less likely to have health insurance or the financial resources to be able to afford to access contraception or see a reproductive health professional. There are also specific and significant limitations to the ability of immigrant Latinos to access health information and services. As a result, we have a higher rate of unintended pregnancy.
At a rally today to oppose the Trump administration’s weakening of the Obama-era mandate for employers to provide birth control coverage at no cost to patients, several reproductive rights advocates explained why affordable birth control is central to the health, well-being, and empowerment of women.
Progressive groups in Colorado have denounced the Trump Administration’s decision to roll back the federal mandate requiring employers to cover birth control in employee health insurance plans.
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a bill Monday that will make it easier for women to access birth control.