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Category: Health

Coming soon: law v. politics

The US Supreme Court reconvened this week and in the months ahead will render decisions on abortion rights and other topics. There’s a 6-3 conservative majority on the court now, […]

MY choice, dammit!

Browsing the news today, I spotted the headline “Women can say no to sex if Roe falls, says architect of Texas abortion ban” in The Guardian. What!!?? My first thought […]

Abortion post gets more comments

Two weeks ago I posted my take on the new abortion law in Texas. A new commenter — Annsley Smoak — appeared there yesterday and launched into a religion-based assault […]

Women plan to march October 2

Galvanized by the passage of the highly restrictive new anti-abortion law in Texas, a nationwide women’s march is being planned for October 2, two days before the Supreme Court reconvenes. […]

Abominable abortion law in Texas

The latest anti-abortion law in Texas is nothing less than an abomination. Not only does it ban abortions after the detection of a fetal heartbeat — approximately six weeks into […]

Let’s not bury the lede

Maybe it’s just preparation for the coming school year, but recently I’ve been seeing a lot of commercials for vaccinations other than Covid. DTP, HPV, meningitis, etc. (Meningitis? Not sure […]

Who ya gonna call?

Who ya gonna call for the best advice? When you’re considering a divorce, you call … a lawyer. When you’re concerned about your car’s engine, you call … a mechanic. […]

The great mask muddle

The CDC has said that those of us fully vaccinated can, in most situations, stop wearing masks. And so the mask burnings have begun. People everywhere are gleefully abandoning their […]