Imagine if all the money spent fighting about abortion…

I want to thank everyone who read and reposted yesterday’s piece, Anatomy of an Unsafe Abortion. Sadly, when abortion is expensive, even when legal, people take advantage of the system. After all, there are doctors performing plastic surgery with no training with devastating results, so it should come as no surprise that this happens with abortion. […]

Why Obama is wrong about Plan B and why it matters

The President threw his support behind Kathleen Sebelius and her decision not to allow Plan B (emergency contraception, also known as the morning after pill) to be sold over-the-counter to adolescents 16 and younger. (Currently anyone 17 or older can buy Plan B). He stated the following: “The reason Kathleen made this decision is that […]

Can you be pro-life and pro-tobacco? Presidential hopeful Rick Perry thinks so.

In 2009 Texas lawmakers decided to tax smokeless tobacco by weight rather than volume. This raised the taxes causing sales in Texas to drop by 50% (stats courtesy of those most concerned with plummeting sales, the makers of the Redman Chewing tobacco, apparently the number one brand). Less chewing tobacco is good because it causes […]

The GOP debate in Iowa reveals the candidates have no grasp of reproductive health

The debate in Iowa was an opportunity for the GOP hopefuls to showcase their stand against abortion, because there’s nothing better than a pissing match about reproductive health to rally the fundraisers and fill the war chest. Here are some quotes from the evening: Rick Santorum on why abortion should be illegal, even in the […]