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Roundup of Plan B Ad Backlash

A commercial for emergency contraception, which aired in the UK last month, got an expected amount of grief from conservative parents.

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Ten Contraceptive Myths, Debunked

The Mirror tackles the top ten contraceptive myths — some obvious, others less so.

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Controversy Over Morning After Pill Advertising

The first ever advertisement for a morning-after pill aired on television in the UK, despite arguments against the ad from an anti-choice group.

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Saletan On HHS Conscience Regulation and The Morning After Myth

William Saletan of Slate.com sets the president of the Christian Medical Association straight on the morning after pill and argues against Bush’s impending HHS conscience regulation.

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Abortion, Reproductive Health: Not Just Rights to Me

For many of us women, the presidential candidates’ positions on abortion and reproductive health aren’t abstractions — they are central to our lives.

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VIDEO: Couric Asks Palin About Abortion, Contraception

Trying to appear more mainstream on abortion is common during elections. But governing is about the Justices that get appointed to overturn Roe, and efforts to make contraception more difficult to obtain, as the Bush Administration is trying to do. Updated with the full CBS transcript including portions not broadcast (yet?)

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EC Goes OTC in Canada

Women in most parts of Canada will soon be able to access emergency contraception over-the-counter. But the lack of centralized health care policy means women in Quebec will still need to consult pharmacists first.

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Acting Surgeon General Galson Fumbled Plan B

President Bush elevates political puppetry above public health with his appointment of Steven Galson to Acting Surgeon General.

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