November 21, 2006
Family Planning Methods: HHS Edition
President Bush's pick to head the Health and Human Services Department's federal family planning programs has a long history of downplaying the effectiveness of birth control, misleading people about safe sex and promulgating a theory that premarital sex acts as a physical, chemical deterrent to eventual happy marriage. This essay from Slate points out some of his inconsistencies and wonders about the problems with putting him in charge of a program mandated "to provide information and access to birth control."
Posted by Adam Graham-Silverman at November 21, 2006 02:35 AM