The Guilfordian

New birth control pill is now available for men

Nathan Rabiej, Staff Writer

March 23, 2018

Since the 1960s, the birth control pill has been available as a form of contraception only usable by women. Men have had two mainstream forms of contraception, condoms and vasectomies. Researchers at the University of Minnesota have developed a third option, a birth control pill for men. They recently...

Now females of all ages can ‘resort to Plan B’ and other emergency contraceptives

Christianna Van Dalsen, Staff Writer

April 19, 2013

On April 5, Judge Edward R. Korman declared that the Food and Drug Administration must make the morning-after pill accessible for females of all ages, prescription or not. This ruling overturned a decision made in 2011, in which Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius required that girls...

Contraception-compromise opponents ignore women

Contraception-compromise opponents ignore women

Chassidy Crump, staff writer

February 23, 2012

Using contraception is a choice that women should be free to make, regardless of their economic status. The Obama administration’s provision in the healthcare overhaul took steps towards making this possible through health insurance plans which cover contraception for free in their policies, according...