Why One CEO Is Working To Make Birth Control Free To Everyone | NBC News Now

Why One CEO Is Working To Make Birth Control Free To Everyone | NBC News Now


CONTRACEPTION AVAILABLE TO EVERYONE. EVERYONE.>>WE’VE SEEN MANY DIFFERENT>>WE’VE SEEN MANY DIFFERENT ANTI-ABORTION LEGISLATION TAKE ANTI-ABORTION LEGISLATION TAKE PLACE OR GAIN GROUND IN THE LAST PLACE OR GAIN GROUND IN THE LAST SEVERAL MONTHS. SEVERAL MONTHS. WHAT PART OF THE LEGISLATION OR WHAT PART OF THE LEGISLATION OR WHICH STATES AND WHICH LAWS WHICH STATES AND WHICH LAWS WORRY YOU MOST? WORRY YOU MOST?>>THEY ALL WORRY ME.>>THEY ALL WORRY ME. WHAT WE’RE SEEING CREATES A WHAT WE’RE SEEING CREATES A DOMINO EFFECT. DOMINO EFFECT. I WOULDN’T WANT A SINGLE ONE I WOULDN’T WANT A SINGLE ONE OUT, BECAUSE I THINK THEY’RE ALL OUT, BECAUSE I THINK THEY’RE ALL A PART OF A LARGER ECOSYSTEM A PART OF A LARGER ECOSYSTEM THAT IS CREATING TREMENDOUS THAT IS CREATING TREMENDOUS TALENT SQUNAND HARDSHIP FOR WOME TALENT SQUNAND HARDSHIP FOR WOME REAL PLACES AROUND THE COUNTRY. REAL PLACES AROUND THE COUNTRY. I’M JENNY, AND I’M THE CHIEF I’M JENNY, AND I’M THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE ORDER AT POWER TO EXECUTIVE ORDER AT POWER TO DECIDE, WHICH IS A NATIONAL DECIDE, WHICH IS A NATIONAL NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATION NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATION COMMITTED TODAY INSURING THAT AL COMMITTED TODAY INSURING THAT AL YOUNG PEOPLE, NO MATTER WHO THEY YOUNG PEOPLE, NO MATTER WHO THEY ARE, WHERE THEY LIVE, CAN GET ARE, WHERE THEY LIVE, CAN GET PREGNANT AND HAVE A CHILD ON PREGNANT AND HAVE A CHILD ON THEIR OWN TIMELINE AND ON THEIR THEIR OWN TIMELINE AND ON THEIR OWN TERMS. OWN TERMS.>>TELL ME A LITTLE BIT ABOUT>>TELL ME A LITTLE BIT ABOUT THE PARTNERSHIP, WHAT IT MEANS THE PARTNERSHIP, WHAT IT MEANS TO YOU AND WHAT THE GOAL OF THE TO YOU AND WHAT THE GOAL OF THE PARTNERSHIP WITH THE PILL CLUB PARTNERSHIP WITH THE PILL CLUB IS? IS?>>OUR PARTNERSHIP WITH THE PILL>>OUR PARTNERSHIP WITH THE PILL CLUB IS A PART OF THAT OVERALL CLUB IS A PART OF THAT OVERALL STRATEGY TO INSURE THAT WOMEN STRATEGY TO INSURE THAT WOMEN CAN GET WHAT THEY NEED IN ORDER CAN GET WHAT THEY NEED IN ORDER TO DECIDE IF, WHEN AND UNDER TO DECIDE IF, WHEN AND UNDER WHICH CIRCUMSTANCES TO GET WHICH CIRCUMSTANCES TO GET PREGNANT. PREGNANT.>>HOW DOES THE PARTNERSHIP WITH>>HOW DOES THE PARTNERSHIP WITH THE PILL CLUB WORK? THE PILL CLUB WORK? HOW DOES THE FREE EMERGENCY HOW DOES THE FREE EMERGENCY CONTRACEPTION, HOW DOES THAT CONTRACEPTION, HOW DOES THAT REACH THE PEOPLE IT REALLY NEEDS REACH THE PEOPLE IT REALLY NEEDS TO BE REACHED? TO BE REACHED?>>MORE THAN 19.5 MILLION WOMEN>>MORE THAN 19.5 MILLION WOMEN WHO ARE LIVING AT OR BELOW 250% WHO ARE LIVING AT OR BELOW 250% OF THE POVERTY LINE LIVE IN OF THE POVERTY LINE LIVE IN CONTRACEPTIVE DESERTS. CONTRACEPTIVE DESERTS. THEY’RE COUNTIES IN WHICH THEY’RE COUNTIES IN WHICH THERE’S NOT REASONABLE ACCESS TO THERE’S NOT REASONABLE ACCESS TO THE FULL RANGE OF CONTRACEPTION THE FULL RANGE OF CONTRACEPTION METHODS. METHODS. THE PILL CLUB, THROUGH ITS OWN THE PILL CLUB, THROUGH ITS OWN VENUES, IS OFFERING WOMEN FREE VENUES, IS OFFERING WOMEN FREE EMERGENCY CONTRACEPTION. EMERGENCY CONTRACEPTION. EMERGENCY CONTRACEPTION IS EMERGENCY CONTRACEPTION IS CONTRACEPTION. CONTRACEPTION. IT PREVENTS A PREGNANCY FROM IT PREVENTS A PREGNANCY FROM HAPPENING. HAPPENING. AND SOMETIMES THAT GETS AND SOMETIMES THAT GETS CONFLATED WITH ABORTION PILLS. CONFLATED WITH ABORTION PILLS. THEY ARE DIFFERENT THINGS. THEY ARE DIFFERENT THINGS. SO IT’S A FORM OF CONTRACEPTION. SO IT’S A FORM OF CONTRACEPTION. AT POWER TO DECIDE, WE HOPE A AT POWER TO DECIDE, WE HOPE A CONTRACEPTION ACCESS LINE THAT CONTRACEPTION ACCESS LINE THAT SUPPORTS WOMEN WHO ARE LIVING AT SUPPORTS WOMEN WHO ARE LIVING AT OR BELOW THE POVERTY LEVEL TO OR BELOW THE POVERTY LEVEL TO GET THE BIRTH CONTROL THEY GET THE BIRTH CONTROL THEY DESERVE. DESERVE. WE’RE AT A JUNCTURE IN THE WE’RE AT A JUNCTURE IN THE UNITED STATES WHERE WE ARE UNITED STATES WHERE WE ARE IMPACTING AND HURTING WOMEN AND IMPACTING AND HURTING WOMEN AND YOUNG PEOPLE EVERY DAY. YOUNG PEOPLE EVERY DAY. I THINK THAT WE CAN’T I THINK THAT WE CAN’T UNDERESTIMATE THE IMPACT ON REAL UNDERESTIMATE THE IMPACT ON REAL WOMEN EVERY DAY WHO ARE NOW AT WOMEN EVERY DAY WHO ARE NOW AT AN UNTENABLE POSITION OF HAVING AN UNTENABLE POSITION OF HAVING TO DECIDE WHETHER THEY PAY THEIR TO DECIDE WHETHER THEY PAY THEIR GAS BILL, ACCESS HEALTHCARE OR GAS BILL, ACCESS HEALTHCARE OR GO TO WORK. GO TO WORK. THESE ARE REAL CHALLENGES THAT THESE ARE REAL CHALLENGES THAT REAL WOMEN FACE EVERY DAY. REAL WOMEN FACE EVERY DAY. AND WE’RE EXCITED ABOUT THIS AND WE’RE EXCITED ABOUT THIS PARTNERSHIP TO REALLY SHINE A PARTNERSHIP TO REALLY SHINE A LIGHT ON THESE CHALLENGES AS

4 thoughts on “Why One CEO Is Working To Make Birth Control Free To Everyone | NBC News Now

  1. Women or men should get sterilization and have their genome stored for planned pregnancy. Then it's the concerns for STD's.

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