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America, It’s Time to Free the Pill

Fight disinformation: Sign up for the free Mother Jones Daily newsletter and follow the news that matters.If you’re one of the estimated 10 million people in the United States taking oral contraception, you probably needed a prescription to get it. But that could soon change: In July, a Paris-based company, HRA Pharma, announced it asked…

Ron DeSantis’ Relentless War on Trans Kids Hits a New Low

Mother Jones illustration; Paul Hennessy/NurPhoto/ZUMA Fight disinformation: Sign up for the free Mother Jones Daily newsletter and follow the news that matters.When Emile Fox learned that the Florida Board of Medicine, the rule-making body for doctors in his state, was considering banning transgender medical care for youth, he thought about his own transition. Fox, a…

Ron DeSantis’ Relentless War on Trans Kids Hits a New Low

Mother Jones illustration; Paul Hennessy/NurPhoto/ZUMA Fight disinformation: Sign up for the free Mother Jones Daily newsletter and follow the news that matters.When Emile Fox learned that the Florida Board of Medicine, the rule-making body for doctors in his state, was considering banning transgender medical care for youth, he thought about his own transition. Fox, a…

A New Report Commissioned by US Soccer Details Years of “Systemic Abuse” of Women Players

H. Rick Bamman/ZUMA Fight disinformation: Sign up for the free Mother Jones Daily newsletter and follow the news that matters.For years the National Women’s Soccer League ignored allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct against coaches and maintained a culture of “systemic abuse of players,” according to a new report released Monday by former acting attorney…