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And much like his presidency as a whole, Trump’s new rule would go against popular opinion; according to a January Kaiser poll, 77 percent of women and 64 percent of men support no-co-pay contraception coverage.
A government that can tell nuns that their health-care plan must cover contraception is a government that can do anything.
Many have also supported abstinence over contraception.
In addition, lying about being on birth control or another form of contraception other than a condom would also be a felony.
Most of that growth is now happening in the poorest parts of the world, where people don't have access to Endangered Species Condoms—or much (if any) other contraception.
Last month, the government passed a bill requiring a prescription for the morning-after pill for emergency contraception, which had been available over the counter to any woman over the age of 15.
During her time at Planned Parenthood, Cockrum advocated to make emergency contraception available over the counter; to allow Planned Parenthood patients to use Medicaid for health care services; and to expand beyond abstinence-only education.
In fact, the pill (or another form of hormonal contraception, like the hormonal IUD or Depo-Provera, the birth control shot) can even cause your periods to disappear.
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Origin and Etymology of contraception
First Known Use: 1886See Words from the same year
CONTRACEPTION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of contraception for English Language Learners
: things that are done to prevent a woman from becoming pregnant
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