Feminist Activists: Get Birth Control Now Before Donald Trump Takes Office

Feminist publications, including Elle, are advocating that women who choose to rely on taxpayer funding for their birth control get intrauterine devices (IUDs) inserted now – before Trump takes office – with the hope they’ll last until the next president is elected in 2020. Birth control can cost as little as under $10 per month when savvy women consumers use websites such as GoodRx and WeRx to scout out the best prices and coupons.

A health worker teaches women how to properly use a intra uterine device (IUD) during the World Population Day in Manila July 11, 2008.

Pro-Life Heads Press House Leaders: Defund ‘Barbaric’ Planned Parenthood

The leaders assert in a letter that the House’s Select Investigative Panel on Infant Lives has worked to uncover Planned Parenthood’s fetal tissue trafficking program and its “turn-key business relationship” with biomedical procurement company StemExpress. The outcome, they say, is that the panel has “established probable cause that federal law prohibiting the for-profit exchange of fetal tissue had been violated.”

Right to Life advocate Linda Heilman prays during a sit-in in front of a proposed Planned Parenthood location while demonstrating the group's opposition to congressional funding of Planned Parenthood on September 21, 2015 in Washington, DC. The Right to Life groups who took part in the protest are also calling …

Planned Parenthood Files Lawsuit #17 Over Defunding

The only Planned Parenthood clinic in Hattiesburg does not perform abortions, and has taken less than $1,000 in Medicaid funding in each of the past five years. However, Mississippi Senate Medicaid Committee chairman Brice Wiggins (R) said after the state Senate voted to approve the defunding measure, “You are the company you keep and by Mississippi reimbursing Planned Parenthood through Medicaid, we are keeping that company.”

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