Entries for the ‘Contraception’ Category

Mouse dung once part of an ancient abortion suppository

by Carder The famous Greek doctor Hippocrates, or texts attributed to him, recorded a lot of abortifacients — and, interestingly, his books also reveal that the Greeks had figured out the connection between copper and contraception that we still use today in copper IUDs. But one recipe stands out: It calls for mouse dung, honey, […]

Children are the future for… jihadists?

by Carder I just saw a segment on TV about women who are going to ISIS held territory in order to become jihad “brides.” They are going freely. They are purposing to provide lots of jihad offspring for the future of the caliphate. They are thinking long term. They intend to have lots of children […]

Pro-lifers and the contraception compromise

by Carder … [I]t’s all right to have prayer rallies and demonstrations and even a big annual March — which gets absolutely zero coverage in the secular world — because the pro-life movement will never challenge contraception, which is the root of all this. It won’t challenge it because it would reveal the deep religious […]

Amanda Marcotte: Opposition to Obamacare about giveaways to blacks and “hot young sluts”

One of the unspoken but heavily insinuated arguments against Obamacare is that it’s a way for the federal government to steal health care from white people and give it to black people…. Ever since the HHS announced that contraception would be covered as co-pay-free preventive service, conservative media has gleefully portrayed the ACA as a […]

Cosmo girls: “We hook up, then next day take Plan B together”

She sees social butterflying as part of her job. “That’s where I get my ideas. I don’t get my ideas from reading other people,” she says. “I talked to the daughter of a friend of mine the other day who is at an Ivy League college. And I said, ‘Tell me about life and what’s […]

Is birth control the mother of all medical malpractice?

by Kelli You would have a good case for malpractice if your doctor recommended a bone marrow transplant for your common cold. How much better a case would there be if you didn’t even have a cold? In the case of no disease, the prescription of chemicals with side effects and long-term health risks — […]

Woman makes earrings inspired by IUDs

What started off as a funny gift for her boss has turned into a side business for Natasha Miller of Clinton Hill. She hopes her jeweled items “reduce any stigma and educate people” about the contraceptive. ~ New York Daily News, January 1, on the new feminist fashion sensation, IUD earrings [HT: iheartIAM on Twitter]

Planned Parenthood report touts their birth control as savior

by Kelli Birth control has changed my life. It has allowed me to attend college, travel and be a working woman. I get my birth control at Planned Parenthood because it is accessible and affordable, and because Planned Parenthood advocates for women like me – a young woman of color – every day. ~ “Shireen,” […]


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Jill Stanek is a nurse turned speaker, columnist and blogger, a national figure in the effort to protect both preborn and postborn innocent human life.

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