I feel like I’m living in the time of Hester Prynne and her Scarlet Letter in light of the ongoing and escalating attacks on women’s health, especially when it comes to anything concerning our ‘lady parts.’  Some women on the right say birth control has nothing to do with our health.  I say, “What?” 

Recently, I had a chance to sit down with my iVillage colleague Kelly Wallace to pick the brain of Gloria Feldt, former Planned Parenthood president and the author of No Excuses: 9 Ways Women Can Change How We Think About Power.

Watch our discussion and let me know what you think — are we headed back to 1850 or is this just a blip on the political radar?

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