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Pro-life, pro-choice opinions clash on campus

Kimberly Morales // October 27, 2019

The debate on abortion hit closer to home for Chico State on Friday when the Women’s Resource Clinic held their nearly sold-out annual benefit banquet fundraiser at the BMU.The Women’s Resource...

Photo credit: Kristina Judy

Male contraceptives coming soon

Nicole Henson // January 27, 2017

Daily use of birth control is the norm for many women’s lives. Although pregnancy prevention falls on both genders, women have always had more options for birth control, while men are reliant on...

Women will now be able to buy birth control from a pharmacist without a prescription. Photo credit: Amelia Storm

Pharmacies stall implementation of birth control law

Amelia Storm // April 14, 2016

A California law passed in 2013 has determined that residents can now acquire birth control directly from a pharmacist without a prescription. The law was supposed to go into effect April 8, but has hit...

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Babysitting is the best form of birth control

Elizabeth Ernster // September 6, 2015
Teenagers should experience the true terrors of children firsthand.

Men, imagine the burden of birth control

Megan Mann // October 31, 2014
In my dreams, women wouldn't be the only ones living life by the pill.
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