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Entries by Jacob M. Appel from 05/2010

Transcending Ovaries: Toward Male Equality in the Abortion Debate

| Posted 05.01.2010 | Politics

In Florida's House of Representatives, Rep. Janet Long opposed a bill that would require women to pay for ultrasounds before an abortion, telling adversaries: "Stand down if you don't have ovaries."

After St. Joseph's: Are Women Still Safe in Catholic Hospitals?

| Posted 05.16.2010 | Politics

Thomas J. Olmsted, the Catholic bishop of Phoenix, Arizona, has condemned and excommunicated a highly regarded nun who approved an abortion necessary to save a pregnant woman's life.

Are Breasts a Right or a Privilege?

| Posted 05.30.2010 | Politics

It shouldn't matter whether breast enhancement for GID patients is a "core" medical necessity. What ought to matter is that a human being is suffering and the medical establishment has the technology and resources to help.