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Obama Backs Student in Furor With Limbaugh on Birth Control – NYTimes.com

The election-year fight over the administration’s birth control policy escalated Friday, with two unlikely figures — a Georgetown University law student and the conservative radio host …

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Growth of Catholic Hospitals May Limit Access to Reproductive Care – NYTimes.com

As Roman Catholic leaders and government officials clash over the proper role of religion and reproductive health, shifts in health care economics are magnifying the tension. Financially stronger Catholic-sponsored medical centers are increasingly joining with smaller secular hospitals, in some cases limiting access to treatments like …

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Obama Endorses Decision to Limit Morning-After Pill – NYTimes.com

President Obama, who took office pledging to put science ahead of politics, averted a skirmish with conservatives in the nation’s culture wars on Thursday by endorsing his health secretary’s decision to block over-the-counter sales of an after-sex contraceptive pill to …

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Sebelius Overrules F.D.A. on Freer Sale of Emergency Contraceptives – NYTimes.com

For the first time ever, the Health and Human Services secretary publicly overruled the Food and Drug Administration, refusing Wednesday to allow emergency contraceptives to be …

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Birth Control in the Cabinet: Planned Parenthood in the Archives : The New Yorker

“Check my history,” Herman Cain said in March during a speech in which he claimed that Margaret Sanger founded Planned Parenthood to “help kill black babies before they came into the world.” At the time, Politifact gave Cain a …

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The Birth Control Solution – NYTimes.com

What if there were a solution to many of the global problems that confront us, from climate change to poverty to civil wars? There is, but it is starved of resources. It’s called family planning, and it has been a victim of America’s …

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Environmental Group Breaks the Silence on Population Control – NYTimes.com

Major American environmental groups have dodged the subject of population control for decades, wary of getting caught up in the bruising politics of reproductive …

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Push for ‘Personhood’ Amendments Is New Tack in Abortion Fight – NYTimes.com

A constitutional amendment facing voters in Mississippi on Nov. 8, and similar initiatives brewing in half a dozen other states including Florida and Ohio, would declare a fertilized human egg to be a …

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