Free Birth Control? Not So Fast

Aug 6, 2012 Full story: New York Magazine 7

As the newest member of The Cut , I was busy doing HR paperwork when the women's health mandate of Obamacare went into effect last Wednesday - an event one Pennsylvania representative likened to the bombing of It also happened to be the day my New York Media health insurance kicked in, tying me for the honor of first woman eligible for free birth ... (more)

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Concord, CA

#1 Aug 12, 2012
I think is great all you sluts are going to save around $8 a month! But, nothings free. Hard working American like me are going to foot the bill. You know some may not be accepting as me. Many would say you freeloading tramps should keep you legs closed if you can afford, or understand the results of being a slut.
To Jax

Monroe Township, NJ

#2 Nov 18, 2012
I am disappointed to see your negative view of birth control, but realize that you are entitled to express your opinions. I do want to point out, however, that some women (not all, I realize) use the birth control pill for reasons OTHER than to avoid pregnancy. For example, my sister has been on the pill since high school (approximately 12 years now) because she has PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome) which, among other effects caused her to bleed continuously and heavily for up to a month at a time, and then have no period for two or three months afterwards. While she was bleeding she was prone to passing out which meant that for that time she could not go to school, work or drive. If she wasn't able to receive the pill at all, she would have to go on disability, which comes from "Hard working American" like you and I. With the pill she is able to function well and not be a drain on society.

I am unsure if you typed this reply on a cell phone, or tablet, or if you were able to take the time to review what you had written and make corrections. If you were able to review it, I am sorry that America's educational system failed you so badly. If not, technology's a pain and certainly can cause typographical and grammatical errors.

I want to close by saying once again that I respect your views and am not in any way trying to disrespect yours, or change your mind.

And in case you were wondering, my sister is a nun, and has never had sex at all.

Phoenix, AZ

#4 Dec 21, 2012
Indeed there are many uses to contraceptive pills than just avoiding pregnancy. However, there are also negative effects to these contraceptive devices such as NuvaRing. Women are prone to blood clots when they use this plastic ring. Know more about it at

New York, NY

#5 Dec 28, 2012
Just like any other birth controls, Mirena IUD may also be associated with negatives side-effects. For some women, the Mirena IUD can cause severe side effects that may be life threatening. The most common of these severe side effects is an allergic reaction to the device. Signs of this include oral swelling, dizziness, chills, shortness of breath that is unexplained, a skin rash, fever and vaginal pain or discomfort. Breast lumps, vision changes, genital sores, severe abdominal pain, jaundice, increased blood pressure, limb numbness and foul smelling discharge are severe side effects of Mirena. A woman with any of these severe side effects should contact her doctor or go to the emergency room. You may also refer at for more information.

Los Angeles, CA

#6 Jun 26, 2013
NuvaRing is a birth control device, many women are using this device just to avoid their pregnancy. Based on my research, Nuvaring is more convenient than birth control pills but Nuvaring has its associated serious side effect, such as pulmonary embolism, deep vein thrombosis, stroke, blood clots, heart attack and heart arrhythmia, even death. You may visit .


#7 Jul 11, 2013
Chris wrote:
Indeed there are many uses to contraceptive pills than just avoiding pregnancy. However, there are also negative effects to these contraceptive devices such as NuvaRing. Women are prone to blood clots when they use this plastic ring. Know more about it at
Obviously, women need to consult either a doctor or nurse to make sure the contraceptive method they're considering is medically safe for them to use. Not all forms of contraception work effectively for all women.

Personally, I think the conservatives who oppose free birth control programs for low-income or poor women are flaming hypocrites, who are usually against programs that provide support for CHILDREN as well. I guess these anti-choice guys are only against WOMEN deciding whether they want children or not. They couldn't care less about children born to women who can't financially provide for them.
#8 Sep 24, 2013
I have ordered 2 times from this website PILLSMEDSHOP. COM . I called yesterday the customer care and asked for a discount as i was about to order twice the regular amount.

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