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  • Changing politics of health care [Editorial]

    A former Arizona state senator named Russell Pearce resigned as vice chairman of the state's Republican Party recently because he suggested that if he ran Medicaid, the first thing he'd do would be to put female recipients on birth control implants or require tubal ligation. Then he'd test all recipients for drugs and alcohol. If you want to reproduce or use drugs or alcohol, he reportedly told listeners on his radio show, "then get a job."
  • Sun wrong on OTC birth control [Letter]

    Sun wrong on OTC birth control [Letter]
    As regards the figures quoted in your "bait-and-switch" editorial ("Birth control bait-and-switch," Sept. 14), I believe your math may be deficient. You opine that several Republican senate candidates' proposal to make birth control available over-the-...

    Birth control bait-and-switch [Editorial]

    Birth control bait-and-switch  [Editorial]
    In what on the surface seems like a remarkable turnaround, a number of conservative Republican Senate candidates this year are supporting a proposal to expand access to birth control by making it available without a prescription as an over-the-counter...

    Tips on how to choose guardians for your children

    Tips on how to choose guardians for your children
    If you have minor children and have not yet selected guardians, you are not unlike many parents who put off this critically important task. Perhaps you are waiting for the perfect guardians to present themselves, or you and your spouse/partner cannot...

    The GOP and birth control

    The following editorial appeared in the Charlotte Observer on Sunday, Sept. 7: North Carolina House Speaker Thom Tillis, in a debate last week with U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan, joined a growing number of election-year Republicans in support of over-the-counter...