Friday, April 07, 2006

Why the wingnuts hate Plan B

I know, it's a Pharyngula flood.. but this is another important one, because I hadn't realized how Plan B contraception worked:

There has been an oddly evasive struggle going on in Washington DC for the last several years. We have a safe, easy method of emergency contraception that has been turned into a political football, with Republicans playing their usual role of criminally stupid thugs, trying to crush a simple idea: Plan B contraception. It illustrates exactly how the Religious Right is trying to intrude on your private life, and in particular, how they want to control women.
I'll explain how Plan B works, but to do so I'm going to have to explain some basics of the hormonal control of the menstrual cycle.
Read the rest of this post... on Pharyngula's blog

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