Tag Archives: contraceptives

U.N. goes IN on the Vatican: Criticizes handling of sexual abuse cases, abortion, and contraception

Tweet The Vatican was the target of quite a scolding from a United Nations human rights committee. According to the Associated Press, the Vatican “‘systematically’ adopted policies that allowed priests to rape and molest tens of thousands of children over decades, a U.N. human rights committee said Wednesday, urging the Holy See to open its [...]
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Contraception kills flowers

TweetJessica found this amazing graphic on One More Soul, a website dedicated to “fostering God’s plan for love, chastity, marriage, and children.” Click on the image to view its full glory. As absurd as the graphic is, understanding the argument against contraception makes it easier to refute. Know your enemy, right? Tweet
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Student perspective: Catholic universities must embrace discussion on sex and reproductive health

TweetEd. note: Last week Feministing Editors visited Georgetown University to talk about sexual assault and reproductive health on college campuses. This is a guest post relating to those topics from Morgan McDaniel, who is currently a senior at Georgetown and who helped organize the events. She is the former vice president of H*yas for Choice. [...]
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Surprise! Teen pregnancy rates drop in New York City thanks to birth control in schools

TweetNew York City’s teen pregnancy rate has decreased by 27% over the past decade. And Health Commissioner Tom Farley attributes the change, in part, to the provision of contraceptives in public schools. The New York Daily New writes: The city has worked to make it easier for kids to get birth control — giving out condoms at [...]
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