Warning: Contraceptive Drugs May Cause Political Headaches
New England Journal of Medicine 2012; 366:1361-1364, April 2012
Posted: 1 Oct 2014
Date Written: 2012
The Obama Administration's contraceptive mandate implicates issues of complicity that run through many aspects of civil society, whether it is the police officer told to protect an abortion clinic or the tax exemption granted even to misogynist, homophobic, anti-semitic and racist religious groups such as the Westboro Baptist Church. How should the contraceptive mandate be framed, as a public health measure or as a turf dispute over the public space?
Keywords: contraception, religion, employment insurance, abortion
JEL Classification: K32: Environmental, Health, and Safety Law
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