Battling Barriers: Birth Control Access Helps Women, But Religious Right Groups Threaten To Get In The Way

From Americans United's Wall of Separation blog:

"The data is in, and it’s clear that women benefit from programs and policies that make contraceptives easier to access. It’s also clear that the Religious Right’s campaign against reproductive rights threatens sound public health policy.

Anti-birth control zealots these days often spin their opposition as a “religious freedom” concern. Some employers claim that merely allowing a worker to access birth control provided by a third party is somehow a violation of a corporation or a non-profits alleged “religious liberty” rights.

Programs like the Colorado Family Planning Initiative, and policies like the contraception coverage regulations, work. And they shouldn’t be sacrificed to extremists.

Protect Thy Neighbor will help ensure that they are not."

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