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‘Left, Right & Center:’ A Dismal Jobs Report and the Morning After Pill

Truthdig Editor-in-Chief Robert Scheer and the other “Left, Right & Center” panelists discuss the depressing jobs report, unrestricted birth control, California Attorney General Kamala Harris’ looks and Social Security.

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Pirates Beware: The U.K. Is Handing Over Your Loot

The government of the United Kingdom plans to allow copyrighted material to be copied for personal use; Julian Assange gives kudos to Bradley Manning from the balcony of the Ecuadorean Embassy in London; meanwhile, South Africa’s ruling party has called for an official boycott of Israel. These discoveries and more after the jump.

Posted on Dec 24, 2012 READ MORE



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More Bad News for Boehner

Noted crier John Boehner has something to really shed tears over now after a new poll bestows the House Speaker with a dubious honor.

Posted on Dec 23, 2012 READ MORE



Piers Morgan Goes Off on Pro-Gun Guest, Norquist Breaks Anti-Tax Pledge, and More

A look at the day’s political happenings, including why conservatives think Hillary Clinton’s faking a concussion and Time reveals its 2012 Person of the Year.

Posted on Dec 19, 2012 READ MORE



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IUDs Effective as Emergency Contraception

Data collected over 35 years shows that the use of intrauterine devices as emergency contraception has a 99.86 percent success rate. The findings prompted researchers at Princeton University to conclude that the devices could be routinely promoted as a defense against unwanted pregnancy.

Posted on May 10, 2012 READ MORE



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Wider Availability of Morning-After Pill Denied

For the time being, females 16 and under concerned about pregnancy can kiss unrestrained access to the morning-after pill goodbye. On Wednesday, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius overruled the FDA’s decision that emergency contraceptives be made freely available to youths over the counter.

Posted on Dec 7, 2011 READ MORE


Inside Bush’s War on Birth Control

A court ruling offers a chilling compendium of accounts by doctors and other FDA professionals who were routinely thwarted as they tried to make the “morning after” pill available, especially to teenagers.

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In Reversal, Wal-Mart Will Sell ‘Morning After’ Pills

But the retail giant will allow pharmacists who object to filling a Plan B prescription to refer customers to another pharmacy.

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