LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Women all over the country are rushing to stock up on birth control for fear Donald Trump policies
will restrict their access to pregnancy prevention and pro-choice rights.
At Dr. Lisa Masterson’s Santa Monica gynecology practice, she said the number of patients asking for long-term birth control has doubled since the election.
“Women are very afraid. They are worried that they aren’t going to get covered, and so they are looking for long-term things that will be covered by insurance right now so they won’t have to worry about it later.”
According to Google trends, in the hours after Donald Trump was elected president, Google searches for the word “IUD” rose exponentially.
On social media, women began posting about wanting birth control that would outlast his presidency.