Posts Tagged ‘reproductive rights’

The Planned Parenthood Web site features a monthly listing of incidents of harassment that occur at Planned Parenthood facilities across the United States. These incidents range from non-violent protests to harassment, threats, vandalism and obstruction of pedestrian traffic. There are so many disturbing things about these reports that I’m not even sure where to begin. […]

On April 22, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ruled that 17-year-olds can now purchase the emergency contraception Plan B, according to a story from the Associated Press. This decision turns over restrictions made by the Bush administration to limit access to Plan B for women under the age of 18. In 2006, the FDA […]

There has been much media coverage in recent weeks surrounding Nadya Suleman, mother of six who recently gave birth to a set of octuplets. Suleman concieved the octuplets through a number of expensive and evasive fertility treatments, including in vitro fertilization. Her economic status and that of her family has been called into question due to the fact […]