morning after pill

Defending freedom of conscience on emergency contraception

Philippa Taylor | 19 August 2019 | FEATURES |  
tags: conscientious objection, emergency contraception, morning after pill, pharmacists

Post-election reckoning

Sheila Liaugminas | 20 November 2012 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: abortifacents, emergency contraception, HHS mandate, morning after pill, Obama and fatherhood, Romney pro-life issues, social issues
Now that there’s been another week for the election results to sink in, more writers are taking stock of what happened, and there’s an interesting juxtaposition of views on social issues going on. Just as there was during the heat of the campaigns. Was it, is it, better to emphasize them, or de-emphasize them?

White House in PR bid over contraceptive mandate

Carolyn Moynihan | 07 June 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: abortion supporters, contraception, morning after pill, White House
Another live-streamed event is due to take place in the US in a few more hours, and this time it’s from the Obama administration, defending their beleaguered birth control mandate.

A private matter between a woman and her vending machine?

Mary Rice Hasson | 15 February 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: morning after pill, universities
Developments on a university campus suggest it is time for the Supreme Court to update its famous definition of abortion.

Emergency plan overturned

Cristina Alarcon | 06 June 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: conscience, morning after pill, pharmacists
An Illinois court has struck down a 2005 measure that would force pharmacists to provide the morning after pill.

Teenage birth control and its unfortunate consequences

Carolyn Moynihan | 10 February 2011 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: morning after pill, STDs, teen pregnancy
A decade ago public health experts and frontline health professionals convinced the UK government that easy (free, over the counter) access to the morning after pill would bring down the country’s record rates of teenage pregnancy. It hasn’t, but it has helped to increase sexually transmitted infections among teens.

‘We insist: leave your conscience at the door’

Cristina Alarcon | 20 August 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: conscientious objection, morning after pill, pharmacists
Pharmacists dispense advice to a colleague who will not sell the morning after pill.

Plan C, for conscience

Cristina Alarcon | 19 July 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: conscientious objection, morning after pill, pharmacists
One American state has thought better of its policy to browbeat pharmacists into selling the morning after pill.

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