Contraception Essay

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  • Contraception Coverage

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    government issued a rule that required health plans to cover contraception without a co pay” (“Challenges”). This created uproar across America that contraception would be covered when so many Americans don’t agree in contraception at all. According to insurance coverage for contraception laws, over 10.7 million women in America use a type of oral contraception (“Insurance”). In the state of Missouri as well as 25 other states contraception has been ruled on and coverage has varied from state to state

  • The Ethics of Contraception Essay

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    different views on the issue. Contraception is defined as any method that is used to prevent pregnancy and it can come in a few different forms. Barrier methods prevent sperm cells from reaching the ovum so fertilization cannot occur. Other methods that have received more criticism are those that use hormones to prevent implantation of the already fertilized ovum. There is also a post-coital contraceptive pill, more commonly known as the morning after pill or emergency contraception, that can be taken if

  • Contraception “WHICH ONE?” Essay

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    Contraception “WHICH ONE?” There are many forms of contraception. Contraception is a form of birth control. Although, some methods of contraception also protect from STD‘s (sexual transmitted diseases). How well birth control works depends on a number of factors. These include medical conditions, or are people taking any drugs prescribed or not. Whether it is convenient, or if it causes any side effects. The main forms of contraception in order of the most commonly

  • The Controversy Surrounding Oral Contraception

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    The combined oral contraceptive pill was invented in the 1950s. During the first ten years of its existence it remained a purchasable method of contraception. This was until the 1960s as the Ministry of Health then permitted doctors to prescribe the drug if they sought necessary courtesy of the National Health Service. From then, the popularity of the pill had risen tremendously and by the late 1960s over 15% of married British women were using the pill. Its rapid popularity was not restricted to

  • Contraception Within The Affordable Care Act

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    Contraception within the Affordable Care Act Sarah Tharpe University of New England SSW 505 October 16, 2014 Abstract The Affordable Care Act (ACA) and its mandate regarding contraception has been the center of contention since the United States Supreme Court decided to go forward with the case in 2013. The initial mandate in question instructed establishments to include and or make available all forms of contraception. Additionally, the employee’s individual health care plan was to provide

  • Contraception Insurance Mandate: The Religious Exemption Debate

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    accessible and affordable to millions of Americans (National Women’s Law Center, 2011). “Among the many firsts: employers that offer health insurance must cover certain preventative measures for women, including contraception” (Corbin 2013, p. 1470). This requirement has been coined the “contraception mandate” and has generated an uproar among many Catholic employers in the US (Corbin 2013, p. 1470); they believe it is in violation of their basic rights of religious freedom and freedom of speech to be

  • The Effects Of Oral Contraception On Women 's Life

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    Issue: Approximately five years of a woman’s life is spent trying to become pregnant, being pregnant and postpartum, and thirty years is spent attempting to prevent pregnancy (Wahlin, Grindlay, & Grossman, 2014). “90% of women use contraception at some point in their lives” (Wahlin et al., 2014). But still, over half of all pregnancies (55%) in Arkansas are unintended. 72.3% of these unintended births are publically funded. These unintended pregnancies cost $328.7 million a year; of this the federal

  • Contraception Is An Entity That Many People Take For Granted

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    Contraception is an entity that many people take for granted. In the past, women did not have any access to contraceptives because they did not exist at the time. As time passed, the thought of contraceptives began to bloom, but the idea was thought to be “obscene.” This was in a time where women had very few rights, and one of the rights they were forbidden to have was the right to have access to contraceptives and be active in the planning of their families and fertility. Whether in a relationship

  • Self Emergency Contraception Is a Right Women Should Have

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    I will argue that pharmacists lack an absolute right to object the dispersal of emergency contraception. Further, I will argue that the reasons offered for refusals regarding emergency contraception by pharmacists are not reasonable, even given their moral reservations, providers have a professional ethical obligation to dispense emergency conception. The refusal to sell emergency contraception by pharmacists ultimately infringes on women’s right to exercise autonomy over their reproductive future

  • Cause and Effect Essay - Emergency Contraception Causes Abortion

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    Emergency Contraception Causes Abortion       Brown University associate professor of medicine, Ralph Miech, M.D., Ph.D., stated the abortive nature of EC in the Providence Journal on August 3, 1998: "This type of pill causes an abortion. From a pharmacologic perspective, this type of pill should be called an 'abortion-after pill'."   The question must be asked: "How is this contraception?" Women are being falsely led to believe that these pills are contraceptive in nature. But one