Last week, the Michigan House appropriations committee voted to approve a budget that includes a staggering $201.4 million cut to community health funding. The budget will eliminate all state funding currently available for family planning.
Nearly all women who have sex with men use contraception at some point. So why is anti-contraception sentiment becoming rapidly mainstream on the American right? It's a combination of a mob mentality and a kneejerk hostility to sex.
Any cut to Medicaid is a threat to reproductive healthcare. During this political War on Women, it is not unreasonable to assume that the first thing on the chopping block will be reproductive health services and women’s health care.