Why Access to Birth Control Matters to Black Women

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  • 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
  • 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.

Family Planning Betters Our Lives

Past studies have shown that having consistent access to family planning services increases the chance for women to finish high school, go to college and establish their careers. Not having access can translate into not finishing high school, low-wage jobs and increased risk for poverty.  

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