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  • GOP presidential field outdoes itself again and again

    GOP presidential field outdoes itself again and again
    Well, it's about time. At last we have a candidate with the guts to close down our embassy in Iran were she elected president. Thank you, Michele Bachmann. Oh — and thank you Jimmy Carter as well, since he closed down the embassy there in 1980 in...
  • Plan B is overruled

    Plan B is overruled
    Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius' decision this week to overrule the Food and Drug Administration commissioner and refuse to authorize girls under age 17 to have over-the-counter access to the emergency contraceptive pill known as...
  • Plan B decision shows good judgment

    If a girl 16 or younger has had vaginal intercourse, she's been raped ("Plan B is overruled," Dec. 9). Few states allow marriage or consensual sex under the age of 17. Do we really want such a girl, afraid that she may become pregnant, to take her...
  • 6,000 women a day hit menopause

    6,000 women a day hit menopause
    American babies are most likely to be born in August and on Tuesdays, least likely in November and on Sundays. A female is born with 1 million eggs, but only about 300 of the hardiest make it to the final gate, ovulation. About 6,000 women reach menopause...
  • Saluting the rapists: America's culture of silence on sex

    Saluting the rapists: America's culture of silence on sex
    Remember that awkward silence that fell across the nation back in '94 when Bill Clinton's surgeon general used the M-word? Jocelyn Elders, speaking at an AIDS conference at the U.N. about reducing the risk of sexually transmitted disease, said that...
  • 'Jersey Shore' recap: Episode 5, or when things get filthy

    'Jersey Shore' recap: Episode 5, or when things get filthy
    Here we are at the fifth episode: Still waiting on a physical altercation between the roommates, and hoping for some sort of monumental event that will bring us back next week. I think the producers took a different route and decided to tempt us as if...
  • Komen reverses move to cut Planned Parenthood funding

    Komen reverses move to cut Planned Parenthood funding
    Local Reaction: On Wednesday, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, the world’s largest network of breast cancer activists, announced that it would no longer grant funds to Planned Parenthood of America for breast health education and cancer screenings....
  • O'Brien says Archdiocese of Baltimore won't offer birth control coverage

    O'Brien says Archdiocese of Baltimore won't offer birth control coverage
    Cardinal-designate Edwin F. O'Brien said in a strongly worded letter that the Archdiocese of Baltimore will not comply with federal law requiring churches to offer birth control coverage even it means dropping health insurance for its 3,500 employees....
  • Sex lives: Fact or fiction

    Sex lives: Fact or fiction
    There are many stereotypes, myths and incorrect information about sex for boomers and beyond. Contrary to popular opinion, older couples are doing the deed a lot — and STDs are more of an issue than you might think. Claim: Younger couples have...
  • Provocative Pamphlet Printed at State Printer

    Provocative Pamphlet Printed at State Printer
    Ironically, on the night that much of the state's gay and lesbian population was cheering Proposition 8's gay marriage ban being ruled unconstitutional, state workers were sounding the alarm about something they say marginalizes the gay community with its...
  • Why must Catholic bishops insist on trying to control women's lives?

    The argument by Catholic bishops and other conservatives that providing contraception and reproductive health services for all women is a denial of Catholics' religious freedom is without merit ("O'Brien's quixotic fight," Feb. 9). The law is not...