Birth Control http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/19402/all en Bloomberg’s Jeanne Cummings Claims GOP Wants To Take Away Birth Control http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/bloombergs-jeanne-cummings-claims-gop-wants-take-away-birth-control <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/jeffrey-meyer">Jeffrey Meyer</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Appearing on MSNBC’s&nbsp;<em>Andrea Mitchell Reports</em>&nbsp;on Thursday afternoon, Jeanne Cummings, Deputy Managing Editor for Bloomberg News, decided to attack the GOP over their supposed problem with female voters.</p><div class='signature'><p>— Jeffrey Meyer is a News Analyst at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/JeffreyPMeyer" target="_blank">Follow Jeffrey Meyer on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/bloombergs-jeanne-cummings-claims-gop-wants-take-away-birth-control" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Andrea Mitchell Andrea Mitchell Reports Birth Control GOP Jeanne Cummings MSNBC Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:58:44 +0000 jeffrey.meyer 47026 at http://www.mrc.org Seeing Religous Freedom Case Through a Feminist Prism; They'd Rather Bash Bush than Putin http://www.mrc.org/notable-quotables/seeing-religous-freedom-case-through-feminist-prism-theyd-rather-bash-bush-putin <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Vol. 27, No. 7 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attach"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-application-pdf" alt="application/pdf icon" src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/application-pdf.png" /><a href="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/documents/Mar312014.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=777115" title="Mar312014.pdf">Formatted PDF Version</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <h3><strong>Covering Religious Freedom Case Using a Feminist Prism</strong></h3><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/notable-quotables/seeing-religous-freedom-case-through-feminist-prism-theyd-rather-bash-bush-putin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Notable Quotables News Analysis Division Abortion Andrea Mitchell Barack Obama Birth Control Chris Matthews Diane Sawyer Jimmy Carter obamacare religious freedom ukraine Vladimir Putin Sun, 30 Mar 2014 17:48:22 +0000 rich.noyes 45887 at http://www.mrc.org Ronan Farrow Condescends: 'Irresponsible' Catholic Church Dogma Is 'Costing Lives' http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/ronan-farrow-condescends-irresponsible-catholic-church-dogma-costing-lives <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/matthew-balan">Matthew Balan</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><img src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/images/2014-03-13-MSNBC-Farrow_large.JPG" style="width: 240px; height: 134px; float: right;" />MSNBC's Ronan Farrow marked the one-year anniversary of the election of Pope Francis on Thursday by browbeating the Catholic Church for supposedly thwarting the fight against AIDS in the developing world, and for the Church's apparent lack of action in stopping genocide.</p><div class='signature'><p>— Matthew Balan is a News Analyst at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/MatthewJLB" target="_blank">Follow Matthew Balan on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/ronan-farrow-condescends-irresponsible-catholic-church-dogma-costing-lives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Africa AIDS Birth Control Catholic Church contraception HIV MSNBC Pope Francis Pope John Paul II Ronan Farrow Ronan Farrow Daily rwanda Thu, 13 Mar 2014 23:06:10 +0000 matthew.balan 45759 at http://www.mrc.org Media Celebrate ‘Shout Out For Birth Control Day’ http://www.mrc.org/articles/media-celebrate-shout-out-birth-control-day <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Bedsider begins ‘Thanks, Birth Control’ campaign. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/katie-yoder-0">Katie Yoder</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>If you receive a tasteless e-postcard celebrating sex without consequences today, someone in your life really needs a new hobby.<img width="311" height="154" style="float: right;" src="http://www.ideo.com/images/uploads/work/slides/bedsider_5_626px.jpg" /></p><div class='signature'><p>— Katie Yoder is Staff Writer, Joe and Betty Anderlik Fellow in Culture and Media at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@k_yoder" target="_blank">Follow Katie Yoder on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/media-celebrate-shout-out-birth-control-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Faith Family Politics Bedsider Birth Control Planned Parenthood Tue, 12 Nov 2013 14:10:48 +0000 mike.ciandella 44921 at http://www.mrc.org Forced Abortions in China Harm Economy with Too Few Workers http://www.mrc.org/articles/forced-abortions-china-harm-economy-too-few-workers <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Businesses learn downside of radical anti-human policies. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/kristine-marsh">Kristine Marsh</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>“Overpopulation” is a buzz word often used by <a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/jack-cafferty-all-endorses-global-one-child-policy-fight-climate-change">environmental</a> and <a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/overpopulation-chic-stubborn-americans-averse-controls-right-bear-arms-or-children">abortion</a> activists.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/forced-abortions-china-harm-economy-too-few-workers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Family birth Birth Control business China one-child policy Fri, 26 Jul 2013 20:41:17 +0000 dan.gainor 44122 at http://www.mrc.org NBC's Chief Medical Editor Endorses Morning-After Pill for Teen Girls to 'Prevent Abortion' http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbcs-chief-medical-editor-endorses-morning-after-pill-teen-girls-prevent-abortion <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/kyle-drennen">Kyle Drennen</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><img style="width: 300px; height: 168px; margin: 3px; float: right;" src="http://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/2012/2013-05-01-NBC-TDAY-Snyderman.JPG" /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbcs-chief-medical-editor-endorses-morning-after-pill-teen-girls-prevent-abortion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Abortion Birth Control Nancy Snyderman NBC Today Wed, 01 May 2013 21:42:36 +0000 kyle.drennen 43444 at http://www.mrc.org The New York Times Embraces Social Libertinism at a Catholic College and at the Pharmacy http://www.mrc.org/articles/new-york-times-embraces-social-libertinism-catholic-college-and-pharmacy <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Social liberalism continues to dominate the <em>New York Times</em>.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/new-york-times-embraces-social-libertinism-catholic-college-and-pharmacy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Barack Obama Birth Control Catholics condoms Jess Bidgood Labeling Bias Morning After Pill Pam Belluck Religion Tue, 09 Apr 2013 16:34:32 +0000 clay.waters 43135 at http://www.mrc.org Unhinged Chris Matthews Assails Conservative 'Birth Control Nazis' http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/unhinged-chris-matthews-assails-conservative-birth-control-nazis <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/scott-whitlock">Scott Whitlock</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Talking to two fellow liberals on Monday, an unhinged Chris Matthews trashed conservatives and Republicans who opposes Barack Obama's birth control policies as "Nazis." Matthews smeared: "<strong>Is it in society's interests for [a young woman's] boss to be able to be the birth control Nazi to decide who gets it and who doesn't?</strong>" <strong>[MP3 audio <a href="http://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/2012/2012-10-22-MSNBC-HB-Matthews.mp3">here</a>.]</strong><br /> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/unhinged-chris-matthews-assails-conservative-birth-control-nazis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Birth Control Chris Matthews Nazis Mon, 22 Oct 2012 22:36:36 +0000 scott.whitlock 41596 at http://www.mrc.org NBC Chief Medical Editor: 'If You're Anti-Abortion, You Should Be Anti-Pregnancy' http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbc-chief-medical-editor-if-youre-anti-abortion-you-should-be-anti-pregnancy <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/kyle-drennen">Kyle Drennen</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> During the <em>Today's Professionals</em> segment on Tuesday's NBC <em>Today</em>, chief medical editor Nancy Snyderman applauded New York City schools handing out morning-after contraception pills to teenage girls without parental consent:<strong> "Parents aren't going to like to hear this, but teenagers are having sex....People want to be anti-abortion.</strong></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbc-chief-medical-editor-if-youre-anti-abortion-you-should-be-anti-pregnancy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Birth Control contraception Matt Lauer Nancy Snyderman NBC Today Tue, 25 Sep 2012 19:44:44 +0000 kyle.drennen 41348 at http://www.mrc.org CNN Rehashes Obama Spin to Whack Romney Ad as 'Ridiculous' http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cnn-rehashes-obama-spin-whack-romney-ad-ridiculous <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/matt-hadro">Matt Hadro</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> <img style="float: right; margin: 3px;" src="/sites/default/files/uploads/2012-08-09-CNN-OurFront-Religion2.jpg" height="133" width="240" />It's laughable when CNN's Erin Burnett claims to police "sandbox" politics when she covers for Obama like she did Thursday.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cnn-rehashes-obama-spin-whack-romney-ad-ridiculous" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Barack Obama Birth Control Birth Control Mandate Christianity CNN Erin Burnett OutFront Mitt Romney Religion Mon, 13 Aug 2012 12:10:29 +0000 matt.hadro 40872 at http://www.mrc.org NYT Puts Catholic Church on Defensive Again: 'Lightning Rod for Criticism' http://www.mrc.org/articles/nyt-puts-catholic-church-defensive-again-lightning-rod-criticism <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><em>New York Times</em> religion reporter Laurie Goodstein, in Atlanta to cover the annual meeting of Roman Catholic bishops, "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2012/06/14/us/catholic-bishops-vow-to-press-on-against-obama-policies.html?ref=lauriegoodstein ">Bishops Defend Fight Against Obama's Policy on Birth Control Coverage</a>," portrayed the church as on the defensive over its fight for religious freedom, as did the story's text box ("Acknowledging criticism, even from some Catholics").</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/nyt-puts-catholic-church-defensive-again-lightning-rod-criticism" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Birth Control Catholics Laurie Goodstein Nuns Religion Sex Abuse Thu, 14 Jun 2012 16:05:11 +0000 clay.waters 40401 at http://www.mrc.org ABC Skips Catholic Lawsuit Over Birth Control Mandate; NBC Allows 20 Seconds http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/abc-skips-catholic-lawsuit-over-birth-control-mandate-nbc-allows-20-seconds <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/scott-whitlock">Scott Whitlock</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> <img src="http://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/2012-05-21-CBS-EN-Pelley.jpg" style="margin: 3px; float: right; width: 240px; height: 180px;" />ABC on Monday and Tuesday completely ignored <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/dc-politics/md-va-governors-define-and-scuff-the-boundaries-of-their-parties/2012/05/20/gIQA898pfU_story.html">12 major lawsuits</a> filed by Catholic groups over the Obama-imposed birth control mandate. NBC allowed a mere 20 seconds to the topic. </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/abc-skips-catholic-lawsuit-over-birth-control-mandate-nbc-allows-20-seconds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc Birth Control Catholics cbs NBC Tue, 22 May 2012 16:14:51 +0000 scott.whitlock 40151 at http://www.mrc.org NBC Uses GOP Hostility to Women to Plead with Hillary Clinton to Run for President: ‘Why Not?’ http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbc-uses-gop-hostility-women-plead-hillary-clinton-run-president-why-not <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/brent-baker">Brent Baker</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><img src="http://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/NBCNightlyNews-WomensRights-2012-04-02-800.jpg" style="width: 240px; height: 177px; margin: 1px; float: right;" /> NBC anchor Brian Williams on Monday night used Republican troubles with women to trumpet how “a former candidate, who now happens to be Secretary of State, is speaking out.” Andrea Mitchell claimed Republicans spurred “a national debate over contraception and women’s rights.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbc-uses-gop-hostility-women-plead-hillary-clinton-run-president-why-not" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division 2012 Presidential Andrea Mitchell Birth Control Mitt Romney NBC Nightly News Tue, 03 Apr 2012 04:00:34 +0000 brent.baker 39720 at http://www.mrc.org Andrew Sullivan Accuses Catholic Bishops of Politicizing Contraception Debate http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/andrew-sullivan-accuses-catholic-bishops-politicizing-contraception-debate <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/matt-hadro">Matt Hadro</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> <img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/2012-04-02-CNN-StartingPoint-Santorum2%20dos.jpg" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" />Sunday's Fareed Zakaria GPS saw a ridiculing of the Catholic bishops and Republicans for their stances against contraception and the HHS mandate. The liberal panel was quite hostile to conservative Christians when the discussion came to religion and contraception.<br /> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/andrew-sullivan-accuses-catholic-bishops-politicizing-contraception-debate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Andrew Sullivan Birth Control Birth Control Mandate catholicism Christianity CNN Fareed Zakaria GPS Sally Quinn The Daily Beast Washington Post Mon, 02 Apr 2012 22:16:06 +0000 matt.hadro 39718 at http://www.mrc.org NBC Keeps Up Drumbeat of GOP 'War Against Women's Health' http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbc-keeps-drumbeat-gop-war-against-womens-health <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/kyle-drennen">Kyle Drennen</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> Desperately trying to keep the issue alive for the general election, Tuesday's NBC Nightly News continued to decry the supposed Republican war on women, with anchor Brian Williams proclaiming: "One issue that's been percolating through this presidential primary season, <strong>a push by some in the GOP to limit women's access to contraceptives and abortion."</strong><br /> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbc-keeps-drumbeat-gop-war-against-womens-health" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Andrea Mitchell Birth Control Brian Williams Democrats NBC Nightly News Republicans Wed, 21 Mar 2012 16:05:33 +0000 kyle.drennen 39543 at http://www.mrc.org