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A dismaying portion of the medicine in circulation is counterfeit

Poor-quality medication—that is, counterfeit drugs, or ones not made to the right specifications—are a huge problem. But it has traditionally been hard to measure how pervasive the problem is. 485 more words

RMC Responds: Prevention Over Politics

This week, Facebook commenter Heather made a simple but important statement about prevention: “Birth control and family planning aren’t necessarily moral decisions.  They’re medical decisions which people choose to overlay with moral constructs.”  Heather’s comment is so significant because in today’s tense political environment, it is far too easy to loose sight of the real issues and forget how Americans actually feel about this important family issue. 223 more words

Safe Sex

Safe sex is important. It’s a simple statement and we all know it, but do we still practice safe sex? Is it still actually important to us? 384 more words

We have a voice that cannot be silenced

I’ve spent a lot of time since last Thursday thinking about, praying about, and taking action against SB 175 in Colorado. My missionary community has been very involved in understanding its implications and making our voices heard by the senators who would be voting on it. 448 more words

Christ In The City

‘I’ve managed to knock up some little random chav’

Speaking of contraception a friend of mine has recently managed to get a girl pregnant. He’s 21, she’s 19, she has no job, he works at Sainburys, she wants to keep it and he wants nothing to do with it. 283 more words

Contraception

Bill Banning Abortions Beyond 19 Weeks Stalls In South Carolina Senate

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Legislation seeking to ban and criminalize abortion beyond 19 weeks of pregnancy in South Carolina has stalled in the state Senate. 431 more words

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So, how long until eleven year old mothers become the norm?

Today millions of children across the UK are playing out in the sunshine enjoying the last week of their Easter holidays. But one pair of children… 622 more words