Who Buys These Things?

Most people just hang a teddy bear mobile over the baby’s crib

Sunday, January 22 is the 39th anniversary of Roe versus Wade, and I’ll be decorating my home with a festive birth control and abortion mobile. What can I say? I’m a traditionalist.

Speaking of contraception, let’s say you’ve got some unused birth control pills lying around. Do you:
a) Throw them in the garbage?
b) Post them on Freecycle?
c) Turn them into jewelry?

You’ll never forget to take your pills when you store them in this decorated Hello Kitty birth control pill case.

Looking for a fool-proof method of contraception? Consider this vintage French birth control device:

I can’t say that I’ve ever thought about hanging a picture of a menstrual extractor on my living room wall (or, um, anywhere). But I’m giving it serious consideration, after finding artist Heather Ault’s stunning posters documenting contraceptive and abortion options from around the world at 4000yearsforchoice.com. Her prints are intriguing, informative, and graphic (in a good way) and you can buy them on Etsy.

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