Archive for July, 2008

24Jul08

Here’s some more on the right wing attack on contraceptive access. When will it stop! This is, quite frankly, completely ridiculous. I mean, really now, this fight was already fought and won. The full article can be found on the Huffington Post: Last week, the Department of Health and Human Services proposed a new rule […]

More on the story i blogged earlier

21Jul08

Here’s more on a the controversial new move by the Bush administration that would label EC and IUDs as abortificants. Get your info right, folks! Here’s an article published in the Huffington post, by Senator Hillary Clinton. The Bush administration is up to its old tricks again, quietly putting ideology before science and women’s health. […]

Feds Consider New Rule on Abortions and Emergency Contraception

16Jul08

An interesting article from Health Blog about our access to health care workers who are willing to provide abortions and emergency contraception: A rule under consideration by the Bush administration could broaden employment rules that now cover abortion to include emergency contraception. Under the proposed rule, employers that get federal funds would be required to […]

“Forcing” pharmacists to fill prescriptions

13Jul08

Some states, including Washington State, have laws that pharmacists cannot deny a patient access to medication based on their personal beliefs. Here’s an article from Medical News Today about the attempt to overthrow this law in Washington: Lengthy litigation over Washington State Board of Pharmacy rules should not interfere with women’s access to birth control, […]


 

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