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The Emergency Birth Control Pill Available to Minors? The Justice Department Is Appealing That Decision

In case you missed the news that Plan-B type contraceptive pills were set to be available without a prescription for minors aged 15 years of age, the New York Times reports that the Department of Justice is appealing that decision. … Continue reading

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German Bishops: Emergency Contraception in Case of Rape is Licit if the Pill Doesn’t Induce Abortion UPDATED

As best as I can make out between two years of high school German and Google Translate, the bishops in Germany basically said that this decision was made in consultation with the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith and the Pontifical … Continue reading

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Is “Emergency Contraception” Licit? The German Bishops Discuss in Light of Recent Events

Just in case you weren’t enjoying the whipsaw-like ride of the news cycle, this just in from Der Speigel, The case of a young woman who was denied treatment by Catholic hospitals after she may have been raped has sparked … Continue reading

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