Unlike in recent years, when the thrust of legislative activity was on regulating abortion, this year legislators seem to be focusing on banning abortion outright.
Anti-choice activist Terri Herring will not be added to the state board of health, but not because she’s completely unqualified.
The same administration once dismissed a fully-qualified doctor for having ties to an abortion clinic. Now it wants an anti-choice activist with no medical background to serve.
Make no mistake, efforts to ban abortion have nothing to do with fetal life but are simply a symbolic gesture to enshrine fundamentalist piety about sex and gender roles into law, and punish those who don’t obey.
Do we do more harm than good when we bandy about the word “cure” in a case like this?
There’s been much talk this week about the “miracle cure” of a child with HIV. But what about the unjust health-care system that failed her mother?
Mississippi wants to take granting legal rights to fertilized eggs back to the voters, even though the voters already resoundingly said no.
Mississippi amends backdoor medication abortion ban, anti-choice activists call new version “gutted.”
Add an extra doctor visit and cut off two weeks to use the drug? Looks like the legislature is trying to backdoor ban RU-486 by closing down the window when it can be used.
While we await the expected and demonstrated good news of few cervical and other cancer deaths among person immunized against HPV, a recent study from Denmark already shows us that vaccination can significantly reduce genital warts.