There's gonna be a morning after (pill)


The Obama adminstration has decided not to block the over the counter availability of "morning after contraceptives". Simply put, any woman or girl (or man, assuming he's either motivated or very confused) can buy a medication that prevents pregnancy up to 72 hours after sexual intercourse.Read more »

Calvin Trillin: Contraception is the big issue


Contraception (of all things)

Republicans are bashing birth control,

As candidates far-rightward scurry.

The voters haven't heard such talk in years.

We're going backward in a hurry.

Calvin Trillin: Deadline Poet (The Nation 3/26/2012)