September 25, 2013 - 12:08 pm
Why is the right rejecting a treaty that has the potential to improve the lives of millions of people with disabilities around the world? Because of women’s reproductive health and the perceived weakening of parental rights and U.S. primacy.
August 15, 2013 - 3:16 pm
The American Life League has released the anti-Planned Parenthood equivalent of Reefer Madness, covering the themes of birth control and comprehensive sex education.
July 23, 2013 - 3:11 pm
Miriam Zoll’s horrifying personal story about using a host of assisted reproductive technologies, including in vitro fertilization and egg donation, in an effort to have a child is part memoir and part exposé of an unscrupulous, high-profit industry. It’s a compelling read.
July 1, 2013 - 12:21 pm
When “reparative therapy” organization Exodus International folded in mid-June, the group’s president, Alan Chambers, issued an apology to those the organization had hurt. His words seemed tailor-made to illustrate a recent report that likened many of today’s Christians to Pharisees.
May 17, 2013 - 2:21 pm
Humanitarian groups are working to provide aid to the hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees who have fled to Jordan, but the specific needs of women and girls all too often fall through the cracks.
May 1, 2013 - 2:20 pm
OSA and its allies are using their bully pulpit to denounce both New York Gov. Cuomo and the Reproductive Health Act that’s been proposed in the state.
March 27, 2013 - 8:34 am
Since EC clearly reduces the incidence of unplanned pregnancies, making it available wherever humans congregate—both on and off-campus—makes good, pragmatic sense.
February 18, 2013 - 11:03 pm
Aaron Motsoaledi, South Africa’s health minister, reported that 77,771 legal abortions were performed in 2011, a 31 percent increase over 2010. This statistic has rattled the country’s growing anti-abortion movement, sending it into a frenzy of activity to roll back the Choice on Termination of Pregnancy Act passed 16 years ago.
January 29, 2013 - 8:52 pm
Surprising as it seems, a host of anti-choicers have demonstrated a clear tilt toward population control when it comes to Muslims. Indeed, it seems apparent that, for them, racism and Islamophobia trump unbridled procreation for Mohammed’s adherents.
January 9, 2013 - 11:19 pm
Back in 1979, the U.S. government banned Polychlorinated Biphenyls [PCBs] after adverse health effects, including cancer, heart disease, and adrenal and thyroid problems, were linked to the chemical compound. Three-and-a-half decades later it turns out that PCBs are even worse than scientists initially thought, and have demonstrated effects on fertility.