Here’s some good news to get you revved up for the weekend.
Roman Catholic bishops in Connecticut have agreed to let hospital personnel give emergency contraception to all rape victims, reversing their decision days before a new state law requires it.
Okay, so they were forced to comply. Whatevs. At least women in Connecticut can rest a little easier. But here’s an interesting tidbit. Apparently, state church officials wanted to mandate an ovulation test for women seeking emergency contraception before they would dispense it. The idea being if a woman was ovulating there was a better chance of conception having taken place–and then they wouldn’t give her EC.
And people have the nerve to argue that anti-choice shit isn’t about controlling women’s bodies?