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Republicans try dodging as contraception and marriage equality work against them

via Republicans try dodging as contraception and marriage equality work against them.

Encouraging as this may seem for Democrats, at least in the short haul, they will learn, as Republicans are learning, cultural issues can backfire badly if the general populace moves faster than the politicians.   314 more words

Politics, World Affairs & Current Events

Natural Family Planning

“Saint Pope John Paul II describes “contraception” (as opposed to ‘the regulation of births’) as follows: ‘When couples have recourse to contraception they manipulate and degrade human sexuality and with it themselves and their married partner by altering its value of total self-giving. 2,254 more words

Missouri Lawmaker Sues for Control of Daughters' Sexuality

This article originally appeared on Patheos.

Did you see this one coming? (From MSNBC)

One Missouri lawmaker has taken the fight against birth control coverage to a new and very personal place: His own daughters, two of whom are adults.

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Doctors Aren't Dummies: Support the Patient Trust Act

By Kate Michelman, WomenVote PA and Susan Frietsche, WLP Senior Staff Attorney

Doctors aren’t dummies.

They don’t need politicians to tell them what they can and can’t say to patients, or how to administer tests and treatments. 597 more words

Women's Health

Impact Evaluation of the Mayer Hashi Program of Long-Acting and Permanent Methods of Contraception in Bangladesh

The Mayer Hashi (MH) project covered 21 low-performing districts of Bangladesh to improve access, quality, and use of long-acting and permanent methods (LAPM) of contraception and  selective maternal health services.  105 more words


Natural Fertility - Avoiding or Acheiving pregnancy

There is a movement I have recently noticed in my social circles of going off the contraceptive pill. There is concern about difficulty conceiving when the time arrives, moodiness, reduced sex drive and mental health issues among other things, so when a friend offered to lend me Francesca Naish’s book on Natural Fertility I decided to investigate. 683 more words


Praying with a Saint

My little children, your hearts, are small, but prayer stretches them and makes them capable of loving God. Through prayer we receive a foretaste of heaven and something of paradise comes down upon us. 33 more words