Bill that Would Reduce Unintended Pregnancies Passes California Senate

GarryRogers Nature Conservation

GR.–Access to contraception is a proven step toward better lives for women and greater control over Earth’s population problem.  And yet, in many places, women have no access.  For the sake of wild plants and animals, help make it so for women everywhere.

A month’s supply of birth control pills.

Leon Kolankiewicz.–“Nearly half of all pregnancies in the United States are unintended or unwanted.

“In a bipartisan vote of 28 to 6, the California State Senate approved Senate Bill 999 on May 24. In doing so, it voted to eliminate a key hurdle obstructing consistent access to effective, safe contraception for women. If signed into law, SB 999 would require health plans in California to cover up to a one-year supply of hormonal contraceptives when requested by a woman’s health care provider.

“SB 999 would allow physicians and other health care providers to prescribe up to a 12-month…

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