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Abortion Qualms on Morning-After Pill May Be Unfounded

June 5, 2012

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New York Times, June 5, 2012 by PAM BELLUCK Labels inside every box of morning-after pills, drugs widely used to prevent pregnancy after sex, say they may work by blocking fertilized eggs from implanting in a woman’s uterus. Respected medical authorities, including the National Institutes of Health and the Mayo Clinic, have said the same […]

Letter: Reproductive Health

June 4, 2012

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New York Times, June 4, 2012 by James Breeden Re “The Campaign Against Women” (editorial, May 20): The onslaught of laws focusing on denying reproductive health care rights is a concerted campaign against women. These laws are not grounded in science or evidence-based medicine. The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists believes that access to […]

Raped In Oklahoma? Better Know Your Hospitals

May 30, 2012

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RH Reality Check, May 30, 2012 by Robin Marty Imagine being the victim of a sexual assault, or a parent who learns their daughter was  sexually assaulted. You arrive at a hospital, looking for assistance — someone to do a physical exam, tests, collect evidence, offer emergency contraception so the rape isn’t compounded by pregnancy. […]

Bill defines life, grants rights to fertilized eggs

April 5, 2012

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Times Daily, April 5, 2012 by Hannah Mask Sen. Phil Williams, R-Etowah, said those who oppose a proposed Personhood Bill have dispersed numerous “red herrings” in order to deter voters. The bill, SB5, is a nationwide movement that seeks to establish that life begins immediately upon conception — when sperm meets an egg. Implantation, wherein […]