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Good Riddance to Intrusive Birth Control Prescriptions

Good Riddance to Intrusive Birth Control Prescriptions

By Paris Martineau, Staff Writer

April 12, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Protection from an unwanted pregnancy through safe sex cannot continue to be demonized strictly on moral principles. The health of those at risk and the lives of the children they will unwillingly bring into the world need to come first.

Battle Over Abortion Reignites in the Supreme Court

Battle Over Abortion Reignites in the Supreme Court

By Annie Cohen, Staff Writer

February 29, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The sole purpose of abortion practice standard laws and other iterations of them all over the country is to restrict women’s access to abortions by shutting down abortion clinics that fail to meet ridiculous, arbitrary standards.

Stay Out of Womens’ Sex Lives, CDC

Stay Out of Womens’ Sex Lives, CDC

By Paris Martineau, Contributing Writer

February 18, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The CDC’s declaration puts the rights of a fetus that might not even exist before the rights of women everywhere. Perhaps if we served every shot with a complementary pregnancy test, or had a candy bowl full of Plan B next to the coat check, the CDC might feel more at ease.

IUD’s Are the Ticket to Sexual Liberation for Women

By Paris Martineau, Contributing Writer

February 4, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Even if a pediatrician does refer the patient to a trained gynecologist, many teenagers are too frightened by the possibility of a birth control-related statement being found on their parents’ health insurance bill to follow through with the process.

Price of contraceptives too damn high

Price of contraceptives too damn high

By WSN Editorial Board

November 16, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Women need unfettered control of their own bodies, and unfettered access to contraceptives is an important step. Let every woman have contraceptives on her own terms, and equality will follow.