- National Abortion Rates Plateau, While Protests Increase (Time)
- American parents say: “It’s our job to teach our kids about sex.” (U.S. News & World Report)
- Highly undesirable anti-abortion bills proposed in FL and NE (Ms. Magazine)
- Taking birth control pills on a 24-day regimen may be more effective than the standard 21-day regimen. (L.A. Times)
- What issue dominated state legislative trends in 2010? If you guessed abortion restrictions, you’d be correct! (Guttmacher)
- One of the many horrors of HPV: oral lesions! Yikes. (Clinical Advisor)
- Anne Davis MD, MPH, and Medical Director of Physicians for Reproductive Choice and Health, says forcing pregnant women to stay that way ignores medical risks of pregnancy. (NY Times)
- Legislators trying to restrict access to abortion are nothing if not creative: The state of Maryland may mandate wider doors at clinics knowing they won’t be able to afford them and will be forced to shut down as a consequence. (Change.org: Women’s Rights)
- Conscience clauses, which allow pharmacists and medical personnel to refuse patients birth control and other medications they believe to be abortifacients, can be deadly according to this article. What puzzles me is why these people would go into a field where such medications are commonly and routinely provided and then assert that it’s “against their personal morals” to dispense these drugs. Isn’t that sort of like me, a vegetarian, purposely getting a job at a steak house where I know meat is served constantly and then refusing to serve customers anything other than vegetables because of my beliefs? I’m pretty sure that not complying with your job description is a terminable offense in any other profession. (Care2)
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