Are White Supremacists Behind the Battle Over Birth Control?
Keli Goff | May 22 2012

When you’re a writer, being pitched stories inspired by various conspiracy theories by friends, family and total strangers, becomes a fact of life.

So does ignoring most of them.

So when I first began hearing murmurs that there was much more to the political battle over contraception than simply the usual culprits — sexism, misogyny and political posturing — I was skeptical. But as more and more people who I don’t consider your usual, run-of-the-mill conspiracy nuts began mentioning one theory in particular regarding the true motivation behind the battle over contraception, and the larger war on women in general, I began to wonder. Could they all be on to something?

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