Could Women Soon Have Access To Free Birth Control?

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Women may soon receive pills, IUDs and patches without the co-pay, under the Affordable Care Act.

But anti-abortion advocates feel that the IOM report advocates abortion. Conservative group the Family Research Council, for instance, says the IOM should focus on "items and services that prevent actual diseases, and not include controversial services just to placate the abortion industry." Would You Trust Your Guy To Take The Male Birth Control Pill?

The IOM's health care plan doesn't just suggest free birth control, however, but also free HIV tests, HPV genetic testing and better pre-natal care for pregnant women. The IOM is also making an effort to reach out to women who are victims of domestic violence and abuse, looking for ways to offer them information and counseling.

Do you think women should have access to free birth control?