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Planned Parenthood Challenges Texas Ruling to Defund Abortion Affiliates

After a federal appeals court rejected Planned Parenthood’s challenge to a ban on government funding for the state’s women’s health clinics on Friday, Planned Parenthood immediately filed another lawsuit contesting the ban. In the new lawsuit, Planned Parenthood argues that the “Affiliate Ban Rule” is illegal on the grounds that the appeals court ruling has...
Cost/Benefit Analysis: 27 million women will get much needed contraception...with a side of PMS

Cost/Benefit Analysis: 27 million women will get much needed contraception…with a side of PMS

Bayer Pharmaceuticals recently announced their partnership with the Clinton Foundation to provide half priced implantable contraceptives for 27 million women living in developing countries worldwide.   The contraceptive, known as Jadelle (or Norplant), is a progestogen-only  plastic rod which is implanted under the skin and last up to five years, or until a woman decides to...