Tag: Emergency Contraception

Tell the FDA to Act on Emergency Contraception

The bunnies are right: Tell the FDA to Act on Emergency Contraception from Center for Reproductive Rights on Vimeo. Transcript below the fold. Thanks, Cara, for writing this out.

Reluctant Compliance

Since when are Catholic Bishops working in the ER? To the great dismay of Catholic bishops, Connecticut’s lawmakers have mandated that all of the state’s hospital emergency rooms, including Catholic-run hospitals, must make emergency contraception for pregnancy prevention available to…

Can’t NYC do better than this?

While New York City is generally pretty good with reproductive-health issues, and in particular using taxpayer funding for stuff like NYC Condoms without anybody throwing a clot about it, a new report by the Public Advocate raises some distressing questions…

Shocker: Anti-Choicers Lie.

An email from the Family Institute of Connecticut: Help Stop Attack on Christian Hospitals On October 1st a law will go into effect in Connecticut that may force Christian hospitals to provide chemical abortions. The Family Institute of Connecticut may…

From the “I’m really not surprised” files

Former Surgeon General Richard H. Carmona told a Congressional committee today that top officials in the Bush administration repeatedly tried to weaken or suppress important public health reports because of political considerations. Dr. Carmona, who served as surgeon general from…

Do No Harm – Except to Women

Ema at The Well Timed Period has this fantastic post up detailing just how easy it is for doctors to refuse reproductive health care to women. Go read it. She’s responding to this article, which discusses all the different ways…

The Nutmeg State Does Right by Women

It’s ridiculous that this law was (and is) considered “controversial.” Connecticut Gov. Jodi Rell today signed a bill that will require all licensed health care facilities to provide emergency contraception (EC) to victims of rape and other sexual assaults. The…

Good News Out of Connecticut

The state senate passed the Compassionate Care Bill — the law that would require emergency rooms to offer emergency contraception to rape survivors — by a huge margin of 32 to 3. Connecticut Local Politics has much, much more, so…