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Support Fordham U. Students Demanding Access to Contraception!
Send a letter to Fordham University President Joseph M. McShane
This Fall, a group of anonymous students at Fordham University in the Bronx, N.Y., have been taking action against the school's unsafe policies banning the distribution and prescription of contraceptives on campus.
Fordham’s policy denies students access to contraceptives on campus, including the prescription of birth control from the health center and the distribution of condoms. Medical personnel are prohibited from even giving advice on such matters. The Fordham administration defends these restrictions on religious grounds, though many students attend the university for its academic programs and not its religious affiliations. [Read more]