PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — While some voters are still coming to terms with the reality of a Donald Trump presidency, some women are now thinking ahead to their yearly OB-GYN visit.
Why? Because it may be harder to get access to birth control come January.READ MORE: Police: Central Catholic High School No Longer At Risk For Threat After Arrest Made Following Social Media Comments
Trump has made repealing Obamacare one of his signature campaign promises. Currently, all FDA-approved methods of birth control are covered without a co-pay if you have insurance. That includes birth control pills and long-acting options like the IUD (intrauterine device) or implant.READ MORE: Funeral Arrangements Made For Pittsburgh Police Sergeant Richard Howe
It’s unclear how contraceptive access and affordability will change under a Trump administration. That’s why women are taking to social media advising those who don’t want to get pregnant to take care of their birth control needs before potential de-funding and restrictions happen.
And with some IUDs lasting up to 10 years, this tweet could be proven accurate.MORE NEWS: 'Everybody Loved Him'; Rennerdale Community Comes Together To Celebrate Life Of Louis Vignone, Postal Worker Shot, Killed In Collier Township