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State Policy

Are you a state-level policymaker, public health official, or advocate? Are you interested in learning how to help advance contraceptive access where you live? Our toolkit has fact sheets, maps, research articles, videos, and other resources to help you better the reproductive well-being of those who live in your state. 

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Since 2014, nearly a third of states have undertaken efforts to expand contraceptive access by…
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Approximately, 628,210 women of reproductive age in need of publicly funded contraception live in counties that lost Title X resources.
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This fact sheet offers details on the laws in 23 states that require insurers to increase the number of months for which they cover prescription contraceptives.
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Currently, 23 states (including DC) have enacted policies to allow pharmacists to prescribe and dispense self-administered hormonal methods.
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An infographic on the state of pharmacist prescribing in the United States.
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In 2019, Title X-supported centers provided contraceptive care to 4,411 women in South Dakota.
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We work to identify and promote state policy options that will increase information about and access to contraception so that more young people have the power to decide if, when, and under what circumstances to get pregnant and have a child. This section contains background information on emerging state policy trends aimed at reducing unplanned pregnancy.

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Are you interested in changes in the national teen birth rate? Do you want to know where your state stands compared to its neighbors? Our national and state data pages have all the latest data on this and more. 

Check out our resources on federal funding for evidence-based teen pregnancy prevention education, contraceptive access, and related issues, such as poverty and education.