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Roundup: Debate Analysis, Catholics Votes, and CA Newspapers Say No on Prop 4

Debate analysis; how Catholics should vote; California newspaper editorialize in opposition to parental notification.

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VIDEO: Obama and McCain Debate Abortion

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?"

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McCain Repeats Debunked ‘Born Alive’ Attacks in Debate

Senator John McCain repeated long debunked lies about Sen. Barack Obama’s record on the Illinois Born Alive Protection Act.

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VIDEO: Obama and McCain Debate RH Issues

Barack Obama and John McCain had a full discussion of sexual and reproductive health issues in the final presidential debate tonight.

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Roundup: Research for Sex Work, Candidates’ Judicial Philosophies

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.

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Roundup: Church and Politics, Future of Supreme Court

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.

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Roundup: Older Children Abandoned Under Law for Babies

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.

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Roundup: VIDEO: McCain Gets Testy in Defense of Sex Ed Ad

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.

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Roundup: A Closer Look at the South Dakota Abortion Ban

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?

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No Foreign Policy Debate? McCain Puts Campaign On Hold

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.

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