Debate analysis; how Catholics should vote; California newspaper editorialize in opposition to parental notification.
Bob Schieffer asked Senator Barack Obama and Senator John McCain "[c]ould either of you ever nominate someone to the Supreme Court who disagrees with you on this issue? Senator McCain?"
Senator John McCain repeated long debunked lies about Sen. Barack Obama’s record on the Illinois Born Alive Protection Act.
Barack Obama and John McCain had a full discussion of sexual and reproductive health issues in the final presidential debate tonight.
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.
Wading into the brackish waters of church and politcs; Election important to future of Supreme Court; Closer look at the ‘rape exception’ in South Dakota abortion ban; Services fall short for rape victims; Editorial boasts benefits of family planning; Nobel Prize for Medicine awarded to discoverers of HIV and HPV; and more.
In Nebraska older children abandoned under law for babies; Palin and Biden agree on gay rights at debate; McCain administration would be a setback for women; Bush puts popular California family planning program at risk; Complaints filed against Bloomberg for pregnancy bias; EU to offer 18 weeks of maternity leave; and more.
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.
A closer look at South Dakota’s proposed abortion ban; A Catholic woman and attorney from the Philippines laments her church’s campaign against new family planning legislation; Does stress from racism partially account for high infant mortality rates among black women?
The financial crisis is enormous but with a foreign policy debate upcoming, a debate where we’d love to hear where the candidates stand on funding crucial global health care programs, Senator McCain is stating he wants to postpone it.