Category Archives: sex abuse

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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Should we require children to be physically demonstrative?

I read a commentary today by Katia Hetter, which can be found here, who doesn’t require her four-year-old to hug or kiss relatives or acquaintances. Her theory is that her child is learning to respect her own feelings and intuitions about people … Continue reading

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