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Roundup: Research for Sex Work, Candidates’ Judicial Philosophies

2008 edition of Research for Sex Work published; Wall Street Journal takes an in depth look at the candidates’ judicial philosophies; Supreme Court again rejects abortion poster case; Doctors walk fine line on teen pregnancy; NYC seeks to increase availability of EC for teens.

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Roundup: VIDEO: McCain Gets Testy in Defense of Sex Ed Ad

Video of a testy McCain defending his sex ed ad; Alaskan students band together for better sex ed; Britain’s Channel 4 plans sex ed show for teens; Investing in women pays high ROI; Utah GOP calls for abortion ban; Palin’s anti-abortion stance inspires donations to Planned Parenthood; and more.

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Bristol Palin Makes Religious Right “Forget” Its Stance on Teen Pregnancy

Religious right wing organizations have more empathy for Bristol Palin’s pregnancy than they know what to do with. But empathy is nowhere to be found in their judgmental policy agendas for the rest of American teens.

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Roundup: Mexico Supreme Court will Uphold Abortion Law

Mexico Supreme Court will uphold one-year-old Mexico City abortion law; Confusion still remains about John McCain’s anti-choice positions; Pennsylvania asks for federal abstinence-only funds for after school programs.

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Roundup: The Global War on Sex Education

The far right has been waging a war against sex education, contraception and family planning for decades, More than 100 members of congress write Bush on HHS proposal, New gag rule for Indian Health Services, Family planning in the Phillipines, HIV/AIDS in the US South.

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Roundup: Catholics Campaign Against Contraception Ban

Catholics for Choice launches campaign against birth control ban, Planned Parenthood ad gets Bill O’Reilly all wound up, Baby dead in Chicago after mother apparently gives herself abortion, Catching up on sex education.

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Roundup: California Ballot Measures, Swift Boats and Ab-only

Californians will vote on parental notification and gay marriage ballot measures in November, Swift Boat PR firm takes on mantle of abstinence-only education.

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Roundup: Medication and Pregnancy, Ethics of Sex Selection

FDA wants information about fetal affects on drug labels, What are the ethics of sex selection?, UN releases report on HIV/AIDS efforts.

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Roundup: McCain Rejects Pastors, Sex Ed in the City

McCain rejects two extremist pastors, Better sex ed in NY, Humanae vitae’s legacy, Beginning of end of Dem race?

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Roundup: Another Look at McCain’s Speech on Judges

McCain would dramatically alter balance of court, gay marriage in Mass four years later, 90% of teenage girls are harassed.

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