Why Is the US Still Hung Up on the Abortion Debate? A Bioethics…

Unlike most countries in the developed world, the United States is still deeply mired in the abortion debate — a hotly contested issue that divides the nation and still holds the potential to tip the balance at election time. But while the Religious Right and elements of the Republican Party are undoubtedly the prime… » 11/05/12 11:38am 11/05/12 11:38am

Why don't we know more about the long-term effects of abortion?

Though abortion is one of the most contested medical practices in U.S. history, we know shockingly little about how this simple outpatient procedure affects women. There are almost no scientific studies on what happens to women who receive abortions, and even fewer on what happens to women who are unable to get them.… » 4/18/12 1:49pm 4/18/12 1:49pm