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Politics

Gains and Losses: The Newest Assault On Birth Control

“All these years I’ve stayed at home, while you had all your fun. And every year that’s gone by, another baby’s come. There’s a gonna be some changes made, right here on nursery hill. You’ve set this chicken your last time, ’cause now I’ve got the Pill.” – Loretta Lynn, “The Pill”

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Bodies

Have IUD, Will Travel

The IUD has suffered years of a bad reputation. Once lauded as the device that punctured a thousand wombs and rendered hoards of women sterile forever, its gradual re-acceptance has been gaining over the years.