A Mobile Health Clinic Is Bringing Contraception to the Rio Grande Valley

October 17, 2019

(Undark) – A decade-long effort by women’s health advocates has sought to improve access to the full spectrum of birth control methods, and especially LARC. But reproductive justice activists argue and some physicians acknowledge that such outreach efforts, no matter how well-intentioned, carry the risk of becoming coercive if clinicians impose their own family planning values on patients, particularly those who are lower-income or people of color.