We continually see legislators in different states introducing and passing legislation that’s an invasion of privacy or a restricting health care services for women.
While we still have not found a cure for the virtually eradicated polio illness, the vaccine stands as a testament to the adage, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.”
It is sad that the “Stand Up For Religious Freedom” organization has twisted the meaning of religious freedom to organize against women’s health.
With the introduction of the new Blue Shield plans, we are getting closer to consumers being able to compare apples with apples.
It is time we move forward with protecting the health of women. The active protection of women’s health in America will reduce government expenditures and increase the productivity and well being throughout our communities.
To be fair and balanced, all health insurance plans should include a maternity option as well as ‘no cost’ contraceptives. Regardless of whether the contraceptive was for a man or woman, contraceptives should be made available to anyone who wants to prevent an unwanted pregnancy, free of charge.