[…] With the excitement and the anticipation of the 2008 presidential elections all around us (go Obama!), sometimes we forget that there’s a guy already in the White House who is busy chipping away at our reproductive rights. But today, the New York Times dealt us a heady reminder with a story about the Bush administration’s proposed regulation that is written to discourage health-care plans from providing birth control to women.
The regulation would allow health-care corporations or individuals to consider birth control “abortion” and therefore to refuse to provide contraception to women who need it. The proposal has the potential to undermine hard-fought laws that ensure women’s access to birth control. […]
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Where the f*** is science in today’s world? Redefine birth control as abortion by a “regulation”? I can’t express how amazed and disappointed I am by this proposed action.