This week, more than a quarter of surveyed millennials say they've never been tested for sexually transmitted infections and Swedish sex educators propose sending condoms into space.
- Stores Can Put Plan B on the Shelf, So Why Isn’t Harris Teeter Doing So?
- Californians Can Soon Pick Up 12 Months of Birth Control
- Teens Are Using More Contraception—And to Good Effect
- Outcry Over Catholic Rules May Quash Health System’s Bid for Chicago Taxpayer Funds
- This Week in Sex: Millennials Aren’t Getting Tested Enough for STIs
- Congressional Democrats Campaign to Prove Hyde Amendment’s ‘Undue Burden’
Neither the U.S. House of Representatives nor the U.S. Senate have finalized the items on the legislative agenda. But if all goes as planned, lawmakers will leave Washington, D.C., by the end of the week and won’t return until at least November—potentially later.
Democrats have been increasingly proactive in attacks on the Hyde Amendment. The 2016 Democratic Party platform, for the first time, calls for repealing Hyde, though the process for undoing the yearly federal appropriations rider remains unclear.
NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio Executive Director Kellie Copeland said many Ohio residents have traveled to Michigan for abortion care in the aftermath of the GOP-led legislature's anti-choice push.
One in six hospital beds nationwide is in a hospital that follows Catholic directives. In Illinois, that number is closer to one in three. In some states, more than 40 percent of hospital beds are in facilities operating under Catholic restrictions.
In Malawi and other countries, we've witnessed the human costs of making abortion illegal or inaccessible. And, due to this policy, Peace Corps volunteers experience similar barriers to abortion as the people they serve in developing nations.