Category Archives: abortion

Texas State HB 2-New Abortion Standards in the State of Texas

Being that I live in Texas I thought I would link to the actual TX HB2 that was passed this week.  It can be found here:  I’ve also decided to cut and paste some of the bill, hopefully for some … Continue reading

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Emergency Contraception and Scientific Uncertainty

Several intriguing comments were made to my post on “legitimate rape, contraception, and the Catholic Church.” There is vigorous debate in Catholic bioethic circles regarding whether the ERDs mandate testing for pregnancy at the time of sexual assault versus testing … Continue reading

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Legitimate rape, contraception, and the Catholic Church

Last Sunday, while commenting to a St. Louis TV station about pregnancy resulting from rape, Representative Todd Akin, a Republican from Missouri said: “It seems to be, first of all, from what I understand from doctors, it’s really rare. If … Continue reading

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