Why Access to Birth Control Matters to Black Women

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  • Hobby Lobby, Birth Control and You
  • Understanding These Cases
  • Opening Up Pandora’s Box
  • Black Women Have the Highest Abortion Rates in the U.S.
  • Black Women Are Least Likely to Have Access to Plan B
  • Birth Control Ain’t Cheap
  • Family Planning Betters Our Lives
  • It Also Betters the Lives of Our Children
  • Don’t Forget About Condoms Though

Understanding These Cases

Hobby Lobby, a multi-million dollar retail corporation, sued the government because they do not believe that they should be forced by Obamacare to provide birth control, including Plan B, for its female workers as preventive care. They claim it goes against their "religious beliefs." This week, the Supreme Court ruled in Hobby Lobby's favor. 

(Photo: AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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