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Gregoire on Plan B Decision: "I Don't Have a Clue" What Sebelius Was Thinking

Gov. Chris Gregoire says she was surprised by US Health Secretary Sebelius' decision to limit access to emergency contraception.

12/20/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

The C is for Crank

How About This, Michael Baumgartner....

State Sen. Michael Baumgartner says US Sen. Maria Cantwell, who he's challenging, is unqualified to vote on Plan B because she isn't married.

12/15/2011 By Erica C. Barnett


Wednesday Jolt: Patty Murray On Plan B and Taxes

The day's winners and losers.

12/07/2011 By Afternoon Jolt

The C is for Crank

Plan C: Unplanned Pregnancy

By killing a rule change that would have made Plan B emergency contraception available to teenagers and adults over the counter, the Obama Administration has ensured that there will be more unplanned pregnancies, births, and abortions.

12/07/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

The C is for Crank

Obama's Thanksgiving Gift: No Birth Control at Religious Institutions

Obama reportedly poised to cave to Catholic pressure and exempt all religious-affiliated institutions from birth-control coverage requirement.

11/23/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

The C is for Crank

Obama Seems Receptive to Eliminating Birth Control Requirement

Obama seems receptive to a group of Catholic bishops' and Congressional Republican's demand that he eliminate the requirement that insurers provide contraceptives free of charge.

11/17/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

On Other Blogs

The New Yorker: The History, and Future, of Planned Parenthood

The New Yorker's Jill LePore on the past and future of Planned Parenthood.

11/14/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

This Washington

Re: Emergency Contraception

The potential rules changes on patient access to emergency contraception may be more dramatic than we initially thought.

07/08/2010 By Josh Feit