Planned Parenthood: Former Massachusetts governor supports it, what is Senator Scott Brown true stance on defunding it, and Rep. Alan West is offended that it’s in so many black communities. Also – radiation risks to pregnant women in Japan, and fertility treatments for HIV-positive men who want children.
The first same-sex fertility center, Arizona Senate passes race and sex-based abortion ban, women still being given as crime compensation in Afghanistan, lawsuit filed over New York’s CPC law, and Rep. Mike Pence likes what Title X does for “inner cities.”
Another fight is brewing over Catholic hospitals and reproductive health care – this time in Maryland, where a dispute over building a hospital may result in fewer options for abortion care, contraception, fertility treatments and other health services.
With spring here and Easter in the rearview mirror, you can’t help but think a bit about eggs of all types, among them human eggs. Amidst research on marketing of human eggs, I found this Latin proverb, “All life comes from an egg.” I find this sentiment a bit dated. Instead I’d like to suggest something a bit more up-to-date, “All life comes from an egg, but that egg comes at a price.”
In a strange twist, Nevada anti-choice groups, complaining that the wording of a “personhood” amendment to establish civil rights for fertilized eggs is too vague, are on the same side as Planned Parenthood and ACLU.