Occupy our ovaries

posted by
December 11, 2011
The American Prospect    
Posted in PND Commentary

"The Plan B backlash is going to reverberate for quite a while. The ladies are furious that, once again, the administration has backed the bus right over their ovaries, overruling scientific research in the name of patronizing paternalism. ... Come on, people, it's already happened; if she's too young to have sex, surely she's also too young to have a baby and raise a child. As for wanting parental oversight, well, if the 11-year-old is potentially pregnant by her father or stepfather or uncle, wouldn't it be terrific for her to be able to skip that little nicety?" [editor's note: Another strong thinkpiece from Ms. Graff - SAT] (12/09/11)


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