The crusade against contraceptives and reproductive rights

Posted by on Dec 21, 2017 in Breaking News

As the bodies pile up, President Rodrigo Duterte’s “war on drugs” continues to attract international attention and condemnation. With grand pronouncements, he has made clear his intention to rid the streets of illegal narcotics. But the President’s incendiary proclamations fall flat when it comes to a different kind of battle—one that involves access to drugs, which one side argues saves lives and the other asserts takes lives. The battle that has been going on for decades,...

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Birth Control Pills Still Linked to Breast Cancer, Study Finds

Posted by on Dec 8, 2017 in Breaking News

Women using birth control pills and I.U.D.s that release hormones face a higher risk than those using methods without hormones, scientists in Denmark reported. Women who rely on birth control pills or contraceptive devices that release hormones face a small but significant increase in the risk for breast cancer, according to a large study published on Wednesday. The study, which followed 1.8 million Danish women for more than a decade, upends widely held assumptions about...

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PRI President Steven Mosher Says Poverty, Not People, is the Enemy of the Environment

Posted by on Oct 23, 2017 in Breaking News

Mosher Debunks the Myth of Overpopulation at International Conference on Population Control PRI President Steven W. Mosher denounced the myth of overpopulation and the threat posed by the population control movement on human life at the International Conference on Population Control (ICPC) earlier this week. Mosher made it clear that poverty, not the number of people, is the cause of hunger and environmental degradation. “There is no basis for saying that overpopulation is...

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