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'Hands Off My Birth Control': Activists Demand US Supreme Court Protect Women's Health


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'Hands Off My Birth Control': Activists Demand US Supreme Court Protect Women's Health

Nika Knight, staff writer

The Supreme Court is hearing oral arguments on Wednesday in Zubik v. Burwell, a reproductive rights case with high stakes and implications "far beyond the realm of reproductive healthcare," as ProPublica observed.


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Patriarchy and its advocates continue to thwart women’s rights on EVERY level. What a claim to “moral virtue”! Not.


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My oh my, it appears our country is in danger of sliding back at least 100 years on this matter!

“Feb. 11, 1916…Emma Goldman, a crusader for women’s rights and social justice, is arrested in New York City for lecturing and distributing materials about birth control…Goldman spent time working as a nurse and midwife among the poor. Her experiences convinced her that birth control was essential to women improving their lives and achieving economic and sexual equality.”