Articles: Week of March 17th, 2014

Read how sustained aggressiveness by religious groups that sense weakness in the executive branch and welcoming arms at the Roberts court is undermining women’s reproductive liberty.  Linda Greenhouse

In Three Genetic Parents – For One Healthy Baby, Professors Judith Daar and Erez Aloni explain how new technology would allow women who carry harmful mutations in their mitochondria to bear healthy children.

Read about a sixteen-year-old being prosecuted in Mississippi for the birth of her stillborn child in Nina Martin’s A Stillborn Child, A Charge of Murder and the Disputed Case Law on “Fetal Harm”

In contrast, no one was prosecuted for FGM even though Nearly 4,000 Treated for Female Genital Mutilation in London

Read about the LDS Church’s response to the group Ordain Women in Jana Riess’s I’m a Mormon Feminist, not an anti-Mormon Protestor.