Friday, November 14, 2014
"Warning: Contraceptive Drugs May Cause Political Headaches"
The title of this post comes from this paper by Professor R. Alta Charo, the abstract of which states:
The Obama Administration's contraceptive mandate implicates issues of complicity that run through many aspects of civil society, whether it is the police officer told to protect an abortion clinic or the tax exemption granted even to misogynist, homophobic, anti-semitic and racist religious groups such as the Westboro Baptist Church. How should the contraceptive mandate be framed, as a public health measure or as a turf dispute over the public space?