Posts Tagged ‘Morning After PIll’

When Politics Trumps Good Medical Practice

The purposes of professional medical associations are to set standards of medical practice for their members, to support members in the practice of medicine, as well as to serve as a voice for their members in the formulation of health care policy. Each of these focus areas should be grounded in sound science and strong medical ethics. Unfortunately, the current medical climate undercuts these principles as more and more policy recommendations seek to advance...

Take Home Lessons from the Furor over Plan B

In January, Cardinal Joachim Meissner of Germany issued a statement in support of administering contraceptives to victims of rape...

Not All Morning-After Pills Are Abortifacients: The Scientific Evidence

The decision by the Catholic bishops of Germany to approve the use of morning-after pills (MAP) for victims of rape who present themselves...

When in Doubt, Choose Life

It seems the infamous issue of emergency contraception (hereafter as EC) and rape victims is back in the news...