Thursday, April 23, 2009

In the News

From the Rapid City Journal:
FDA to allow Plan B Birth Control for 17 year olds

WASHINGTON -- The Food and Drug Administration says it will allow 17-year-olds to get the 'morning-after' birth control pill without a doctor's prescription.The FDA said Wednesday it will not appeal a federal judge's order overturning restrictions that were imposed during the Bush administration. Read more

From Dakota Women:
Failed Personhood Movement May be SD Bound

Just got an email from the South Dakota Campaign for Healthy Families:
Now, abortion ban proponents have launched a website to raise money and recruit volunteers to circulate petitions for a personhood amendment in South Dakota. Personhood amendments are even more rigid and restrictive than either of the abortion ban proposals in 2006 and 2008.

The alert points to this not so impressive website which seems to be associated with the national organization Personhood USA and the domain is registered to Keith Mason, Personhood USA, Arvada, Colorado. No sign if anyone from South Dakota is actually involved. Read more

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