Demand for IUDs Triples Since 2016 Presidential Election

ATLANTA, Ga. – Demand for intrauterine devices (IUDs) has gone up 300% within the seven weeks following the election of Donald Trump as president of the United States, according to Staci Fox, Planned Parenthood Southeast president and CEO. Fox believes more southeastern women have been coming in for long-acting and reversible forms of birth control such as IUDs because they fear losing access to birth control during the Trump presidency. While on the campaign trail, President Trump made a statement about his desire to cut federal funding for Planned Parenthood. According to Planned…

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Is Purple the New Peach?

  Athens, Georgia – Although election polls predicted a deadlock race in Georgia in 2016, Republican nominee, Donald Trump, won the state 51-45, but political experts still agree the peach state is on a path toward purple. Georgia has not “gone blue” since Southern Democrat, Bill Clinton, took office back in 1992, making 2016 polls rare and enticing. But Ryan Williamson, a PhD candidate studying elections, warns to take election polls with a grain of salt. “Polling is really finicky,” Williamson admitted. “Polling is exciting, but at the same time I think it…

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