After Nokia announced its strategic partnership with Microsoft (here
), howls of protest came from various directions, with the one getting the most attention being 'nine young investors' proposing a 'Plan B'
. But wait... [more inside]
posted by oneswellfoop
on Feb 17, 2011 -
The number of patient fatalities
abortions is estimated at 1 in 200,0001
, about double the rate for suction-aspiration abortions of comparable terms, and about equal to the combined early and late term fatality rates for vacuum aspiration abortion.2
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posted by sequential
on Mar 17, 2006 -
Target responds to recent coverage of their policies
on dispensing emergency contraception with a fluffy PR email that invokes, of all things, the Civil Rights Act of 1964. (No news yet on whether Jewish cashiers can refuse to sell pork or vegan cashiers can refuse to ring up all meat...) Unfortunately, Target isn't the only company
doing this. But their popularity has made them a ripe target (!) for criticism. Whose civil rights are more important? Pharmacists' or customers'?
posted by bitter-girl.com
on Nov 15, 2005 -
Doctors put spotlight on Plan B pill
The American Medical Association voiced its support for over-the-counter sales of morning-after birth control, saying the Food and Drug Administration was wrong to reject such sales and urging doctors to write advance prescriptions.
posted by Postroad
on Jun 17, 2004 -