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The Sexy Times | Vagina-Havers, Get the IUD

The Sexy Times | Vagina-Havers, Get the IUD

By Genna Edwards, Senior Staff Writer

October 11, 2020

If you’re contemplating an IUD at this moment in history — or, I suppose, any moment in history — I am telling you straight to your face to bite the bullet and get it.

Opinion | Title X should fund all birth control methods

Opinion | Title X should fund all birth control methods

By Mackenzie Oster, Staff Columnist

October 29, 2019

itle X should provide federal funding for all methods of contraceptives rather than funding programs such as the Obria Group, which promotes the unrealistic and regressive notion of abstinence until marriage.

Editorial: Trump administration threatens women’s health care

Editorial: Trump administration threatens women's health care

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

January 15, 2019

The Obama-era requirement that companies provide access to free birth control to employees seems to be temporarily safe from the Trump administration, but as always under this president, the fate of women’s health care still hangs in the balance.

Students petition for reproductive rights at “My Body is My Own” exhibit

Pitt students write why they think birth control matters at the art installation, “My Body is My Own,” organized by Planned Parenthood Tuesday afternoon. (Photo by Sarah Cutshall | Staff Photographer)

By Marissa Perino | Senior Staff Writer

March 1, 2018

Bright pink flags dot the lawn outside the William Pitt Union on one of the first warm days of spring semester as students kneel to read the stories written on each individual marker — sometimes pausing to add their own to the display. Emphasizing the importance and intersection of topics such as bi...

Editorial: Trump’s contradictory contraceptive rollback

Some women are stocking up on birth control or switching to IUD's amid fears of birth control becoming more difficult to get. (Kirk McKoy/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

October 11, 2017

Touting the decision as a defense of religious liberty, President Donald Trump rolled back an Obama-era federal mandate Friday that required employers to provide contraception in their health care coverage. The decision might appease his voting base, but it is both a morally and constitutionally...

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