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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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Surrogacy Bill Passes Minnesota Legislature

A bill to set the ground rules for contracts between gestational carriers and intended parents passed the Minnesota House last Monday, but only after issues such as abortion and gay adoption made their way into the debate.

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Oh, Baby: “Baby Mama” Misses the Mark

In the new hit film “Baby Mama,” Tina Fey and Amy Poehler break barriers but fail to bust stereotypes.

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Rent-A-Womb: Surrogacy in India on the Rise

Debates on surrogacy in India are bound to be endless. But who is to decide which exploitation is more acceptable? A woman renting her womb or working low-paying jobs in inhuman conditions?

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