4 reasons why we need birth control pills available over the counter right now
September 26, 2019
On November 7th, 2018, the Trump administration announced their plan to weaken the Affordable Care Act’s birth control mandate. Specifically, Trump wants to let employers deny their employees insurance coverage for birth control based on “religious or moral” grounds. In response to this attack on women’s health and in celebration of Thanks, Birth Control! Day, If/When/How Reproductive Justice Policy Fellow at URGE: Unite for Reproductive & Gender Equity Monica Edwards explains why we need the over the counter birth control pill to combat these barriers to access.