LA Times counters parental notification proponent’s two central arguments; UK makes sex and relationship education mandatory in primary and secondary schools; British lawmakers leave Northern Ireland’s women suffering; How the religious right drove Colin Powell to endorse Obama; Baptist minister says birth control is “murder.”
The future of women’s equality, including abortion rights and equal pay, are at stake in the election; Are Catholics shifting toward Obama?; Nobel laureate Luc Montagnier on the next steps in beating AIDS; 40 Days for Life protests clinics around the country; Dr. Karen Rayne’s top ten things to do before you have sex.
UK Scouting Association to offer basic sex ed to Explorer Scouts between the ages of 14 and 18; What constitutes a mother’s health?; Proposed South Dakota abortion ban could punish doctors with 10 years in jail and a $20,000 fine; Anti-choice groups divided about SD abortion ban; Madagascar announces nationwide family planning initiative.
Adolescents and teens often hold seemingly irreconcilable ideas about having sex; Is HHS Secretary Michael Leavitt deliberately trying to stifle debate on proposed regulations?; More women than ever seeking birth control; UK government reduces compensation payments to rape victims who had been drinking.
G8 promises $60 billion to fight disease in Africa, A book review on the Religious Right and sex, Obama needs women, UK’s Family Planning Association proposes new comprehensive sex ed plan.
UK abortion limit unchanged, Virgina abortion law unconstitutional, Clinton on misogyny and Dr. Rayne takes issue with Guttmacher study.
UK parliament votes tonight on abortion limits, Catholic Cherie Blair defends contraception, being gay in hip hop, the GOP Family Values Parade just won’t end.
Texas teen denied entry to prom, Hagee issues apology to Catholics, UK abortion debate heats up.
Anti-choice legislators in Britain are challenging the current 24-week abortion limit with blatantly unscientific claims.