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Plan B and Ella Are Not Abortifacients, But False Claims May Hold Up In Court

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And loathe as I am to admit it, all the studies in the world demonstrating that emergency contraception works not by preventing implantation but by preventing ovulation and therefore fertilization might not hold sway in court.

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The Bishops’ Politics: Why Are Women’s Health and Lives Subject to The Catholic Lobby?

Given that the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and organizations like the Catholic Health Association play a critical role in American politics, the question becomes: for how much longer are we going to permit religion to have a priority place in our political discourse over the health and safety of American women?

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Women, Watch Your Back — Anti-Choicers Are Gambling with Your Life

Tomorrow, the House will vote on the “Protect Life Act,” an unprecedented bill that would allow hospitals to let women die at their doorsteps.

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Pope Benedict and Condoms: a Touchy Subject

The payoff for getting into debates with today’s Catholic hierarchy seems pretty low.

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Catholic Hospitals Back Health Care; Bart Continues to Whine

A group representing America’s Catholic hospitals announced last week it would support the Senate health care bill, breaking rank with the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.

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