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H*yas For Choice, a student group that advocates for reproductive rights, announced that it will begin providing Plan-B to students.

H*yas for Choice Will Provide Free Plan B for Students

Pro-abortion rights student group H*yas for Choice began offering free emergency contraception to students Monday, the first time such contraceptives will be widely available on Georgetown University grounds. Georgetown does not provide any form of contraceptives on campus, except Student Health Services, which will provide hormonal contraceptives, such as birth[Read More…]

by September 20, 2018 6 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Georgetown student health insurance plans will continue to offer contraceptive coverage.

Facing Student Pressure, Georgetown Continues Contraception Coverage in Insurance Plans

Georgetown University health insurance plans are continuing to cover contraception, despite a religious exemption from coverage requirements, following an advocacy campaign led by members of the student group H*yas for Choice. Two rules issued by the administration of President Donald Trump on Oct. 6 rolled back a mandate of the[Read More…]

by December 3, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Fordham Students Protest Condom Policy

Fordham University students demanded reform of university policies regarding contraceptives, free speech and sexual health in a petition signed by over 1,100 students and submitted to university president Fr. Joseph McShane, S.J. on Nov. 3. Located in the Bronx borough of New York City, the Jesuit university prohibits the distribution[Read More…]

by November 11, 2014 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Law Student Stars in Birth Control Saga

Law Student Stars in Birth Control Saga

This semester, the university found its stance on contraception thrust into the national spotlight after conservative commentator Rush Limbaugh went after one of Georgetown’s own. Third-year law student Sandra Fluke (LAW ’12) became embroiled in a political controversy after Limbaugh called her a “slut” and “prostitute” on his nationally syndicated[Read More…]

by April 27, 2012 0 comments News

GU Will Delay Contraceptive Coverage

University President John J. DeGioia announced that Georgetown will take advantage of a one year delay offered by the Obama administration before adding contraceptive coverage to its student health insurance policy. “After thoughtful and careful consideration, we will continue our current practice for contraceptive coverage in our student health insurance for the[Read More…]

by April 27, 2012 0 comments News

Letter Calls For Contraceptive Coverage

University officials received a letter Thursday signed by almost half of Georgetown Law Center’s student body requesting that Georgetown include contraception coverage in student insurance plans for the 2012-2013 school year. Georgetown Law Students for Reproductive Justice submitted the letter, which cited a decision by the Department of Health and[Read More…]

by April 24, 2012 0 comments News