Tag: Right to Contraception Act

birth control

Bill creating right for providers to dispense, provide info about contraception passes House

The rights of women to have access to contraception in the United States are one step closer to protection under federal law.

birth control

Spanberger cosponsors legislation to protect right to contraception

Following the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, U.S. Rep. Abigail Spanberger announced July 20 her support for legislation to codify into law the right of Americans to access birth control.

Rebecca Barnabi

Rebecca J. Barnabi is the national editor of Augusta Free Press. A graduate of the University of Mary Washington, she began her journalism career at The Fredericksburg Free-Lance Star. In 2013, she was awarded first place for feature writing in the Maryland, Delaware, District of Columbia Awards Program, and was honored by the Virginia School Boards Association’s 2019 Media Honor Roll Program for her coverage of Waynesboro Schools. Her background in newspapers includes writing about features, local government, education and the arts.