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Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012

The public rejects the Republicans' attack on abortion

Lost in the uproar over Missouri Republican Senate candidate Todd Akin's ignorant comments...
Thursday, May 31, 2012
This question is in regards to the side effects of the birth control pill, specifically the loss of sex drive. After discontinuation of the pill, how long should one expect to wait for sex drive to return? Does the sex drive return to pre-pill levels?
Thursday, June 23, 2011
I'm on my second stint with birth control pills after a few years' hiatus. However, after one cycle, I have noticed a severe drop in my sex drive. My physician's response is to continue on a different pill. This is frightening! I'm not interested in becoming a guinea pig at the risk of my sex life!
Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2009
For many adults, the only thing more troubling than thinking about their children having sex should be not thinking about it. Health officials and other brave leaders within Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) have done a public service by proposing free condoms be made available to high-school students to prevent the spread of sexually transmitted diseases...
Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2008

The failure of Republican-backed abstinence-only sex ed

Families deserve privacy about family matters, but families that want absolute privacy should stay out of politics. Sooner or later someone would have noticed the pregnancy of Bristol Palin, 17 year-old daughter of John McCain’s vice presidential pick, especially since every one in her hometown of Wasilla, Alaska, already seemed to know.
Thursday, Aug. 14, 2008

His birth control dodge continues

I don’t usually duck an issue, but I’ll try to get back to you,” Sen. John McCain told a Los Angeles Times reporter in early July. The uncomfortable moments documented on video—and in a Planned Parenthood campaign ad—show the presumptive Republican nominee squirming and stammering when he was asked why he voted against a 2003 bill that would require private insurance companies to cover prescription birth control, just as they cover Viagra.
Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Plus Winners and Jerks of the Week

Almost 90% of women use or have used birth control, yet the Bush administration wants to make it more difficult for these women to access it. The Department of Health and Human Services is attempting to change the definition of abortion so that it could include the pill, emergency contraceptives and IUDs.
Wednesday, May 7, 2008

G.A. Lindstrum, Milwaukee

I'm as pro-choice as the next guy, but the illogic of the Shepherd Express'attempt to malign the anti-abortion pharmacist for refusing to dispense the birth control pill is alarming.