Holy Matrimony: Catholic Institutions and The Fight For Birth Control Coverage

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Late last month, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, backed by the Obama Administration, announced that all health insurance providers were required to include prescription birth control in their preventive health coverage. Kathleen Sebelius, who was still suffering major criticism for her December Plan B decision, decreed that all health insurance providers must give women access to preventive … Read More

[E]Coco PapyHoly Matrimony: Catholic Institutions and The Fight For Birth Control Coverage

Republican Candidates Care About Privacy, Just Not Yours.

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“We are seeing a Republican primary that is absolutely a race to the bottom for women, where they are trying to outdo themselves on who would be the worst president for women.”- Cecile Richards, President of Planned Parenthood Unless you have lived under a rock for the past few years, you’re more than likely to be aware of the maneuvers … Read More

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Is It Enough? North Carolina Sterilization Victims To Be Compensated

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I just want it to be over. I just want it to be over. - Elaine Riddick, sterilization survivor. Among the ugliest and perhaps most underreported incidents in the fight for reproductive access and justice is forced sterilization. The practice, which began out of the eugenics movement to “weed out” bad genes, turned into a powerful tool used to forcefully enact … Read More

[E]Coco PapyIs It Enough? North Carolina Sterilization Victims To Be Compensated

Acts of Desperation: Violence Enacted, Violence Taken

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We don’t kill our children. We love our children. We fight for our children. But we believe in fighting for our children not just through the 9 months to make sure that a woman’s right to birth justice is ensured. We want to make sure that women have the necessary support to be good parents. That schools are funded. That … Read More

[E]Coco PapyActs of Desperation: Violence Enacted, Violence Taken