Bristol Palin, the unmarried mother of a toddler, has teamed up with her promiscuous and misogynistic Dancing With The Stars co-star, “The Situation,” to promote safe sex.
William Saletan provides some “lessons for the pro-life crowd”; the FDA gets sued over emergency contraception; Rep. Steve Driehaus drops his complaint against the anti-choice Susan B. Anthony List and more.
A new study concludes that teens who have sex in committed relationships are not suffering the fire-and-brimstone the religious right claim will befall young people who are sexually active. It’s the importance of the relationship that matters; not the sexual activity.
For those of us on the blue side of the divide, theoretically if not geographically, the Palin family saga reminds us that we’re not just fighting an abortion war, but we’re up against an entire way of life built on a deep foundation of contradiction.
Bristol Palin wants to be paid $30,000 to to talk about abstinence-until-marriage. Is it worth it? The answer is an unqualified and unmitigated “no.” Here are 10 other things to do with that money.
The sad case in Philadelphia shows the lengths women will go to get an abortion and why outlawing it will only make it more dangerous.
It may look like a gossip mag, but today’s news roundup has gone totally Hollywood!
On this 37th anniversary of Roe, I call on us to transform this
conversation. I call on us to stand tall so that the provision of abortion services in the United States is a model of care for the rest of the world. I call on us to ask our patients not just to care about themselves–but, as we do, to care about the women who come after them.
Many normal, non-news-junky Americans might have missed that this is Levi Johnston, the young man lucky enough to impregnate the governor’s daughter– just before the governor became the vice-presidential nominee for the Republican part.
In her own roundabout way, Bristol Palin is voicing the core message of comprehensive sex ed: there’s no better protection against pregnancy and disease than abstinence, but teens those that are having sex need to use to protection.