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Catholic Church Again Refuses to Support Contemporary Families

The Vatican’s recent statement “Dignitas Personae” shows once again that the Catholic hierarchy is on the wrong side of science and the needs of contemporary society.

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Roundup: Vatican Issues Statement on Bioethics; FDA Panel Votes in Support of Female Condom

Vatican issues “sweeping” statement on bioethical issues; FDA advisors support approval of female condom; Ross Douthat misses the point of the campaign to defund Planned Parenthood; Afghans want larger families, can’t afford them.

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VIDEO: NBC Discusses Surge in IVF Egg Donation

A surge in egg donations and the health concerns for women who donate eggs is covered tonight by NBC Nightly News.

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Free Fertilized Eggs Need A Home?

Rep. Peter Roskam co-sponsored a bill that would require women who use in-vitro fertilization to carry every fertilized egg to term, or to find someone else who would — and opponent Jill Morganthaler is targeting this bill in a new ad.

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Roundup: Abortion Does Not Cause Mental Illness, McCain the Zealot, More Far Right Lies About Obama

American Psychologocal Association finds that abortion does not lead to mental illness; Far right lies about Obama’s record on abortion continue; Despite voter confusion McCain is adamantly anti-choice; Mad cow rules prevent foreign sperm from being imported for IVF.

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First IVF Baby Turns 30

As a women’s health community, we must grapple with the ethical, moral, legal and financial impacts of IVF before others tell us what’s best for our bodies and our children.

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Roundup: Compulsory Sex Education, GOP Ballot Initiative Strategy

Independent council in UK recommends compulsory comprehensive sex education, GOP attempts to lure conservatives to polls with ballot initiatives, 49% of IVF treatments result in multiple births, Ashley Judd discovers importance of family planning in Africa.

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