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2010-11-20 22:10:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jon O'Brien, president of Catholics for Choice, issued the following statement after Pope Benedict XVI acknowledged that condoms have a role to play in preventing the transmission of HIV: "We are delighted that the pope has acknowledged that condoms can help reduce the risk of sexually transmitted infections including HIV. It is a marvelous victory for common sense and reason and a major step forward towards recognizing that condom use...

2010-11-16 17:03:00

Contraception is not authentic preventive health care because pregnancy is not a disease Birth control poses serious health risks to women and adolescents Mandating coverage would pose unprecedented threat to conscience rights WASHINGTON, Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Deirdre McQuade, spokeswoman for the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, addressed the Institute of Medicine's Committee on Preventive Services for Women as they convened for the first time on November...

2009-03-17 12:10:00

WASHINGTON, March 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jon O'Brien, president of Catholics for Choice, issued a response to Pope Benedict's statement on condom use. "As the pope traveled to Africa, he chose this moment to make what appears to be his first unequivocal statement opposing condom use. In an interview on the papal plane to Cameroon, the pope acknowledged the HIV/AIDS crisis but claimed that the distribution of condoms would not resolve the problem. In fact, he said, condom use...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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