|Satcher Conference on Common Ground Finds Little Footing
|On Monday, May 24, former Surgeon General David Satcher took the lead in gathering more than 350 people in Washington, D.C. for a day-long conference billed as an opportunity to build common ground on sexuality and sexual health. Satcher, now based at the Morehouse School of Medicine where he heads ...|
|Marriage Rights for Same-Sex Couples Recognized in Massachusetts, Expected to have Widespread Ripple Effect
|Joining Belgium, the Netherlands, and the Canadian provinces of Quebec, Ontario, and British Columbia, on May 17, Massachusetts became one of a very few places where same-sex couples can legally marry. Although same-sex couples have recently been issued marriage licenses elsewhere in the U.S., those licenses have not been state-sanctioned ...|
|May 2004 Legislative Report
|2003 - 2004 Sexuality Education Legislative Report
current through May 4, 2004
Alabama: SIECUS is not aware of any sexuality education related legislation in Alabama in 2003-2004.
Alaska: SIECUS is not aware of any sexuality education related legislation in Alaska in 2003-2004.
Arizona: The Arizona legislature does not carry bills over from one ...|
|Politics or Science? FDA Denies Emergency Contraception Over-the-Counter Application
|Disregarding the recommendation of two of its own advisory committees, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rejected Barr Laboratories' application to make Plan B emergency contraception available to consumers over-the-counter (OTC) without a prescription.
The FDA's rejection of Barr's application, after it received overwhelming support from both the health ...|
|Catholic Bishops Playing Politics with Communion
|Several Roman Catholic Bishops are getting national attention for their recent announcements that pro-choice Catholic politicians should not be able to receive communion.
After months of campaigning by anti-choice groups like the American Life League and a statement from the Vatican urging Catholic politicians to follow church doctrine, several Bishops ...|