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The Funny Side of Hobby Lobby (Yes, there is one)

It’s been three weeks since the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision that allowed corporations to deny coverage for birth control to their employees. I’ve poured over countless well-reasoned analyses of the decision, gnashed my teeth, posted my outrage and made efforts to #JointheDissent.

CA Senator Barbara Boxer stands up for birth control

Champion for women’s health, Senator Barbara Boxer, published an important blog piece in the Huffington Post this week related to her floor speech where she voiced her strong support of equality for women in health care coverage.

Buffer Zone: Perspective from Beth Parker

In case you missed this week’s article in the Daily Journal written by Beth Parker, Chief Legal Counsel at Planned Parenthood Affiliates of California, here are some key quotes as she shares her insight on the Supreme Court’s recent Buffer Zone ruling.

Celebrating Sen. Wendy Davis’ Filibuster – One Year Later

A little over a year ago the country watched with bated breath as a female Senator from the Lone Star State stood up for women’s reproductive choice in a 13-hour long filibuster to close out the Texas legislative session.

Sac Bee Viewpoint By Kathy Kneer and Julie Rabinovitz

Make sure to go read today's viewpoint article in the Sacramento Bee written by PPAC's Kathy Kneer and CFHC's Julie Rabinovitz!

Why I support SB 1053, the Contraceptive Coverage Equity Act

While the goal of the ACA contraceptive mandate was to allow for women to access no-cost birth control, it isn’t happening across the board. And for a woman who already knows what works best for her based on her lifestyle and health needs, jumping through barriers with her health provider is not only risky, but also a waste of time. That is why I support SB 1053, the bill introduced by Senator Holly Mitchell which will ensure that the intent of the Contraceptive Coverage Equity Act is fulfilled; assuring women access to the full range of FDA approved birth control methods.

Rally in Santa Barbara to protest SCOTUS Hobby Lobby Ruling

In response to the disappointing Hobby Lobby Supreme Court ruling issued on Monday, Planned Parenthood Action Fund of Santa Barbara, Ventura & San Luis Obispo Counties organized an impromptu rally on Wednesday during the lunch hour in front of the iconic Santa Barbara County Courthouse.
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