by JESSICA VALENTI, Boston Magazine
Forty years after the Supreme Court settled it, we’re somehow having a birth control debate. Again. And Scott Brown’s political future could hang in the balance.
IF YOU’D ASKED American women a year ago about the most pressing concerns facing the country, they’d have given you a variety of responses: the economy, war, education. Some might have even mentioned reproductive rights. But I doubt a single one of them could have anticipated that in 2012 they’d be worrying about access to birth control. I mean, didn’t we settle all of that decades ago? [MORE]